Specials cancel tonight’s (May 6) London show

Terry Hall forced to rest by doctors

The Specials have postponed tonight’s (May 6) show at the London O2 Academy Brixton after frontman Terry Hall fell victim to a throat infection.

The singer has been told to rest and the show has been rescheduled for May 16, with original tickets valid for the new date.

In a statement the band said they were optimistic that all the remaining dates of their UK tour would continue as planned.

With the rescheduled date included, the recently-reformed ska legends are set to play at the O2 Brixton Academy on May 7, 8, 11, 12 and 16.

Tickets are sold out.