Strictly has been impacted by the brand new coronavirus guidelines and restrictions. (Image: BBC)
Strictly Come Dancing is considered one of many actuality TV exhibits at the moment filming that may very well be affected by the on-going coronavirus pandemic and the foundations which have been launched for folks’s security.
Now that England has begun a brand new four week period of lockdown throughout the nation, many individuals shall be settling in for nights in front of TV as an alternative of out at native eating places, bars and pubs.
However can exhibits together with Strictly Come Dancing proceed now that almost all of the UK resides underneath new lockdown guidelines?
Will Strictly Come Dancing be on as we speak?
Strictly Come Dancing is on as we speak, Saturday November 7, and can air as traditional at 7.25pm tonight on BBC One.
Tradition Secretary Oliver Dowden has confirmed that TV and movie manufacturing can proceed in the course of the second lockdown in England that may final for 4 weeks all through November.
Consequently Strictly Come Dancing can stick with it filming regardless of the brand new lockdown guidelines in England.
How will Strictly Come Dancing be affected by the brand new lockdown guidelines?
The present should go on, regardless of the second lockdown now in pressure throughout England, however with a purpose to hold filming the movie star contestants and their skilled dance companions have needed to type bubbles to allow them to proceed to rehearse and carry out in a way that is Covid safe.
Lockdown guidelines in England additionally imply that the present has needed to go forward without a studio audience for the primary time ever.
Choose Craig Revel Horwood revealed on The Jonathan Ross Present that the shortage of studio viewers is ‘fairly troublesome’ whereas contestant Clara Amfo admitted she was ‘a bit gutted’ the reside viewers a part of the present has needed to be scrapped.
Talking on Morning Dwell as we speak the Radio 1 DJ confessed: ‘ Having your family and friends to cheer you on actually provides to the expertise, however I feel the primary factor is that the present itself continues to be on.’
‘That’s what we’re all extraordinarily completely satisfied about – the present brings a lot pleasure to so many individuals, significantly this 12 months, I feel we’ve wanted it greater than ever – I do know that’s the explanation why I stated sure, please let me simply dance it out. The escapism.’
Strictly Come Dancing continues on Saturday November 7 at 7.25pm on BBC One.
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