Taron Egerton Drops Out Of London Play ‘Cock’ After Short Run In Starring Role – Deadline

The ill-fated run of Rocketman spirit Kingsman star Taron Egerton in the London play Cock has apparently come to an end.

Show producers announced that Egerton has withdrawn from the starring role in the production for “personal reasons.” Egerton fell ill and could not complete the show’s preview, and then pulled out for a week after contracting Covid-19.

The 32-year-old Egerton will see understudy Joel Harper-Jackson take over the role for the remainder of the run at the Ambassador Theater in the West End. Harper-Jackson stepped in for the final section of the play in the preview and took over for the week Egerton was ill ..

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