Sandi Toksvig is admitted to hospital in Australia with pneumonia

Sandi Toksvig is ‘seriously ill’ with pneumonia in Australian hospital: Star cancels tour as her team says priority is to get her home to the UK as soon ‘as she is well enough’

Sandi Toksvig has taken ill during her live tour and is currently in an Australian hospital after being diagnosed with bronchial pneumonia.

The Danish-British presenter, 64, has been forced to cancel the New Zealand leg of the tour due to the illness, with her team focusing on getting her home to the UK.

Sharing the news with fans via Twitter, her official account explained that the comedian is not yet well enough to travel or perform. 

Scare: Sandi Toksvig, 64, has been admitted to hospital in Australia with pneumonia and forced to cancel the next leg of her tour

Scare: Sandi Toksvig, 64, has been admitted to hospital in Australia with pneumonia and forced to cancel the next leg of her tour

Writing to her 343K Twitter followers, Sandi’s team penned: ‘Due to illness, Sandi has cancelled the New Zealand leg of her tour. 

‘She has been admitted to hospital with bronchial pneumonia while still in Australia and is unable to travel & perform. Our main priority is getting her home to the UK as soon as she is well enough – Team Toksvig.’

Sandi took to the stage at Sydney’s State Theatre last Monday and was set to perform in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday before the illness.

Sad news: Writing to her 343K Twitter followers, Sandi's team penned: 'Due to illness, Sandi has cancelled the New Zealand leg of her tour

Sad news: Writing to her 343K Twitter followers, Sandi’s team penned: ‘Due to illness, Sandi has cancelled the New Zealand leg of her tour

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