Strictly Come Dancing ‘WILL have a live audience when it returns for a new series – amid claims it will resume its full 13 showrun after the Covid crisis’
The bosses of Strictly Come Dancing are reportedly planning to bring their live audience back when the show returns for the new series later this year.
Sources have claimed fans are allowed back into the studio after being unable to attend much of the previous series due to the ongoing Covid crisis.
It comes after reports that bosses are also planning to resume the 2021 series this fall after the 2020 show was reduced to just nine weeks due to Covid restrictions.
Return! Strictly Come Dancing bosses reportedly plan to bring back its live audience when the show returns for the new series later this year
According to The sun, bosses hope to have some form of audience back at the Strictly studio when the show returns to the screens in September.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, Strictly was able to return to the screens last fall with strict social distance measures, putting couples in their own bubbles to ensure they could train and perform safely.
A source said: ‘The rough plans for the series are starting to coincide, and that includes getting the show’s main ingredient back: the audience.
They will be back! Sources have claimed fans are allowed back into the studio after being unable to attend much of the previous series due to the ongoing Covid crisis.
Producers hope that by the last week of September, when the first live show is in place, the Covid restrictions will be lifted and they will be able to get as many fans as possible to Elstree.
“ There may be some social distance, but it will give the show a lift, given that cast and crew were just in attendance in 2020. ”
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Strictly Come Dancing for comment.
Finally! This comes after reports that Strictly bosses were planning to resume their usual 13-week streak for the upcoming series (2020 winners Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse are pictured)
This comes after it was reported that Strictly bosses were planning to resume their usual 13-week run for the upcoming series, with the show’s crew and professional lineup being told to clear their schedules for the show this fall.
It has also been reported that the highly anticipated Blackpool special will be back this year, after travel restrictions meant a trip to the seaside town was impossible last year.
A source confirmed The sun: ‘They will be showing a full series this year. That means 13 episodes and all theme weeks. The highlight will be the trip to Blackpool and it always has been on Strictly.
As things stand now, the entire show will head northwest in November. Everyone is very excited. ‘
The BBC declined to comment when contacted by MailOnline.
Strict: Has put in place a series of strict measures to ensure that the 2020 series can continue during the Covid crisis, including pre-recording the professionals’ group dances
Striktly’s eighteenth series faced major setbacks and was forced to continue with strict social distancing protocols.
This meant that the annual Blackpool tour was canceled and the contest lasted only nine episodes.
However, the BBC managed to keep the show on the air despite a handful of COVID-19 outbreaks, which included Katya and her famous partner, world champion boxer Nicola Adams, 38, who tested positive for the virus and left the show early. .
Popstar HRVY, 22, also tested positive before the show aired, but was able to recover in time to participate.
Exciting: The famous dance competition’s annual trip to Blackpool is also on the agenda, after being dropped last year in light of the coronavirus pandemic