John Barrowman scrapped from Doctor Who: Time Fracture following allegations he exposed himself on set

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John Barrowman has been removed from theatre show Doctor Who: Time Fracture after he apologised for “tomfoolery” last week.

John, 54, made a public apology after allegations that he had exposed himself on the sets of Doctor Who and spin-off show Torchwood were published by The Guardian.

A statement from the interactive adventure, which is set to go live later this month, confirmed the decision on its website.

A spokesperson from Immersive Entertainment told OK! : "Immersive Everywhere has taken the decision to remove the pre-recorded cameo of Captain Jack Harkness from Doctor Who Time Fracture. We will continue to include content that pays tribute to the brilliant show that is Torchwood so as not to disappoint its fans, and are working on an exciting storyline to be announced soon."

OK! has contacted representatives for John Barrowman.

It comes after lawyers for the star told The Guardian that while the 54-year-old did “not recall” the incidents alleged by two women, his “high-spirited behaviour” was only ever “intended in good humour” in a bid to “entertain colleagues” on set and backstage.

It had been alleged by several sources, including two women, that the Dancing on Ice judge had exposed himself on set.

In response to the claims John released a statement which read: “With the benefit of hindsight, I understand that upset may have been caused by my exuberant behaviour and I have apologised for this previously.

“Since my apology in November 2008, my understanding and behaviour have also changed.”

Following the allegations, calls for John to be axed from Dancing on Ice were also made.

Tory MP Alec Shelbrooke told The Sun on Sunday that John should step down from a family show such as Dancing on Ice.

Mr Shelbrooke said: “Inappropriate behaviour like this is not acceptable no matter what the circumstances.

“ITV and the BBC have a responsibility with the standards they set.

“Dancing On Ice is a family show and ITV shouldn’t be willing to indulge this behaviour in any way.

“It’s incumbent on broadcasters to show they are not condoning such behaviour in any way.”

A spokesperson for ITV said the skating show’s judge “would only be attached to the forthcoming series closer to the time”.

However, John’s former Torchwood co-star Gareth David-Lloyd defended the actor in a statement.

Gareth, who played Ianto Jones in the sci-fi programme, told “In my experience on Torchwood John‘s behaviour on set was always meant to entertain, make people laugh and keep their spirits and energy high on what were sometimes very long working days.

“It maybe that because we were so close as a cast that professional lines were sometimes blurred in the excitement – I was too inexperienced to know any different but we were always laughing.

“The John I knew on set would have never behaved in a way he thought was affecting someone negatively. From what I know of him that is not his nature.

“He was a whirlwind of positive energy, always very generous, kind and a wonderfully supportive lead actor to have at the helm of the show.”

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