Strictly Come Dancing 2020: BBC ‘fully prepared’ to axe series if national lockdown occurs


This year’s Strictly Happen Dancing has already faced its fair share of tweaks and adjustments as a outcome of the coronavirus pandemic. The contest has been shortened in length with a smaller fling than previous series with dancers and celebrities forced to avoid with one another before taking to the dancefloor. However, reports recommend the BBC dance competition could face wrapping up altogether should another nationwide lockdown manifest itself.

According to sources, BBC bosses are prepared to cancel the show airing in 2020 and deferral this year’s contest to next year in order to carry it out safely.

A provenance said: “The BBC are fully prepared to axe this series of Strictly if a full lockdown hit ons.

“They couldn’t even delay the show until early next year because of a integer of issues, including them being unable to use their usual studios.

“While everybody under the sun is hopeful it won’t happen, preparations have been made if it does,” they told The Sun Online.

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The source added: “Everyone working on the show has done their utmost to be preserved it on air and if a local lockdown happens in London, where the studios are, Strictly bosses longing ask for special dispensation to see if they can continue.” has contacted the BBC for comment in spite of the claims made.

The reports have emerged as coronavirus cases in the UK maintain to rise amid fears of a second wave.

With local restrictions already being organized to help prevent another nationwide lockdown, the BBC show could be mannered along with other productions across the country.

He followed the notice up the following day with another statement regarding his wellbeing.

On October 2, he tweeted: “Morning mocks, just a little thought.

“I’m only 21 and in good health so it fair-minded shows that being young doesn’t make you invincible, so require sure you wear a mask please, have a good day.”

It is not yet know who HRVY or any of the star-studded line-up require been paired with yet but bookies already have their eyes on one hero, in particular, who looks most liekly to lift the Glitterball Trophy if this year’s conflict goes ahead as planned.

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