Strictly Come Dancing ‘in chaos as filming shut down after positive case of Covid’

Strictly Come Dancing has suspended filming for ten days as dancers and crew go into isolation after coronavirus was detected within the camp

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Strictly Come Dancing has been hit by a positive case of Covid which has led to filming for the brand new sequence to be shut down.

The skilled dancers had been as a consequence of begin filming some of their dancers however the positive case of the virus within the camp has meant that some dancers and crew have now obtained to self-isolate for 10 days.

There had been preliminary fears that this might delay the brand new sequence however sources on the BBC have mentioned that that is only a setback and could be overcome.

With scores of skilled dancers engaged on the present as properly as the crew concerned in producing the group dances, the BBC has not indicated the place the supply of the virus is.

Anton du Beke is trying ahead to becoming a member of the judging panel for the brand new sequence



Speaking to The Sun, a supply mentioned: “”Thankfully none of the celebs have began coaching but, nevertheless it nonetheless means anybody who got here into contact along with her has been informed they have to isolate.

“Obviously the fear is that dancers and celebs will continue to test positive as the rehearsals and training starts for real later this month.

“Yet extra measures and precautions might should be put in place – clearly execs will not take any possibilities, and security is their quantity on precedence.”

The first celebrities have been named for the forthcoming sequence and one of them, Dan Walker, has expressed his ideas about becoming a member of the BBC dance competitors.

Dan, who give up as host of Football Focus earlier this year, mentioned: “I am definitely excited, a little bit worried, mostly terrified, and a small part of me is considering going into hiding.”

Discussing his dance expertise, he mentioned: “I’m one of those people, I’ve danced at three weddings, two school discos and one ceilidh.

“I’m just going to enjoy the experience when it starts, of actually being able to learn to dance and have a bit fun, and we’ll see what happens.

“I’m not making any room on any shelves in our house for the glitterball.”

Katie McGlynn, who has been revealed as a contestant on Strictly, performed Sinead Tinker in Coronation Street



AJ Odudu has been introduced for the forthcoming sequence of Strictly



Actress Katie McGlynn, 28, has additionally agreed to placed on her dancing footwear after taking part in Sinead Tinker in Coronation Street, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA, and at present stars as Becky Quentin in Hollyoaks.

She mentioned: “A lot of my roles have involved quite serious storylines. I’m ready to let my hair down, even if it is outside of my comfort zone. As long as I don’t fall over I’ll be happy.”

They be part of TV host AJ Odudu, Peep Show star and film actor Robert Webb, ex-McFly singer Tom Fletcher and Dragons’ Den investor Sara Davies.

CBBC host Rhys Stephenson and Bake Off winner John Whaite may also be within the BBC One sequence, with John set to compete as half of the present’s first all-male pairing.

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