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Strictly Come Dancing: Blackpool particular cancelled for 2020-Autopresse.eu

Strictly Come Dancing: Blackpool particular cancelled for 2020-Autopresse.eu

Strictly Come Dancing: Blackpool particular cancelled for 2020

2020-09-12 18:46:11

The annual Strictly Come Dancing particular in Blackpool is not going to happen this yr due to coronavirus.

A BBC spokesman mentioned that whereas Covid-19 would forestall contestants from going to Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom in 2020, they might nonetheless be “celebrating the enduring venue” from Elstree studio.

Starting subsequent month, the forthcoming collection will probably be shorter than regular.

And contestants will probably be staying in a lodge for 2 weeks forward of pre-recording all of the group dances.

The present has additionally confirmed they are going to have the ability to rehearse, carry out and go dwelling to their household every evening, according to authorities tips.

Strictly’s annual particular at Blackpool, filmed in one of many nation’s most historic ballrooms, is seen by contestants and the skilled dancers alike as one of many highlights of the collection.

The city is famend for being a house for ballroom dancing, having hosted the Blackpool Dance Competition since 1920. That occasion is taking place online this year on account of coronavirus.

A BBC spokesman mentioned: “Blackpool is a milestone second in each collection of Strictly that our viewers, our celebs {and professional} dancers sit up for.

“While we’ll be unable to bodily go to Blackpool this collection, we’ll nonetheless be celebrating this iconic venue and bringing it to life from our studio in Elstree.”

It comes after former dwelling secretary Jacqui Smith was confirmed as the 12th and final celebrity contestant for 2020.

Smith will be a part of with stars together with Invoice Bailey, Clara Amfo, and HRVY.

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