London, April 7 (IANS) Actor Damian Lewis has revealed that he was rushed to a hospital hours before the opening night of his play "The Goat".
"The Goat" premiered on March 24 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in West End here.
Speaking about his illness, Lewis told bbc.com on Wednesday: "There was this awful cold that was passed around the company in the last four or five weeks and I held out until about four days ago. I had this awful streaming cold. The catarrh all transferred into my ear.
He added: "I went to an emergency doctor at about three o'clock and he had a look in there and said 'you've got a great big hole in your ear drum and you've got an infection of the middle ear'."