“We were called just after 8.10pm to the Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue.
“We have sent a large number of staff to the scene, including 25 ambulance crews, 12 officers, members of our hazardous area response team and a medical team from London’s Air Ambulance also attended in a car.
“We have been working closely with the other emergency services to treat the injured.
“We have now treated 88 patients, of whom 81 had suffered minor injuries and were walking wounded.
“Seven patients with more serious injuries have also been treated and taken to hospital.”