Richard Dawkins has had a stroke on the eve of his tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Management for the 74-year-old author of The God Delusion said he had suffered a “minor stroke” in the UK last Saturday but had already returned home from hospital.
The health scare has caused him to postpone his tour, his management said in a message passed on to ticket holders on Friday.
“On Saturday night Richard suffered a minor stroke, however he is expected in time to make a full or near full recovery,” the statement said. “He is already at home recuperating. TheGuardian.com