Emmerdale actor sent home and tested for coronavirus after showing up on set with symptoms

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EastEnders

EastEnders was reportedly taken out of service on June 16, after airing all of its episodes before production closed.

An insider said talks about the return of the actors and the crew are still ongoing.

Charlotte Moore, director of content for the broadcaster, said last month that EastEnders would be operational again in a few weeks.

Writing in The Telegraph, she said, “We have carefully considered how we can get some of our shows back into production for safety, and I am pleased to announce that we plan to start shooting again on both EastEnders and Top Gear by end of June.

Actor Scott Maslen, who plays Jack Branning on the soap, admitted in May that he was still waiting to hear production resume.

The builders were recently pictured working on the new £ 87m package from Elstree Studios in London.

Filming again: EastEnders is scheduled to air on June 16, after having aired all of its episodes before production closes and will resume filming next month (photo by Steve McFadden)

Emmerdale

Emmerdale became the first British soap opera to resume filming with a “gradual” return last month.

The soap began a gradual return to minimize the risk of infection in the studio while the outdoor set was reorganized.

New security measures have been put in place at ITV studios, including medical screening, remote security queues and ambulances on set amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The chain’s health and safety team and medical advisers worked closely with the government to consult the guidelines on social distancing to ensure that the team worked according to return-to-production protocols. .

ITV also revealed that they would not be filming on site, while the scripts were adapted to include fewer scenes and a smaller number of actors so that the cameras did not need to be moved around regularly.

The first ones are back: Emmerdale has already started filming again, with a small distribution and a team that resume production at the end of May

The first ones are back: Emmerdale has already started filming again, with a small distribution and a team that resume production at the end of May

Coronation Street

The cast returned to the set on Tuesday, June 9 to produce new episodes, with a plan to make enough shows to continue airing three episodes a week to ensure the soap stays on the screen in July.

ITV bosses have also confirmed that older cast members will stay at home for the first few weeks of filming, with star Andy Whyment revealing that kissing scenes will be banned in accordance with new social distancing measures.

The bosses at Coronation Street have confirmed that the soap production team has started health and safety training to familiarize themselves with the new protocols that are now in place in the studios and on set.

Return: The stars of Coronation Street will return to the stage on Tuesday, June 9 to produce new episodes after the closure (Ian Bartholomew and Shelley King in photo)

Return: The stars of Coronation Street will return to the stage on Tuesday, June 9 to produce new episodes after the closure (Ian Bartholomew and Shelley King in photo)

Hollyoaks

Hollyoaks bosses have announced that the production team will return to the Liverpool set in mid-June and that filming will resume in full from July.

Soap production was stopped in late March just before the UK foreclosure in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Channel 4, which is currently broadcast two nights a week, will then increase production to four episodes a week starting in September in order to regain its full potential. five episodes a week in 2021.

New start: Hollyoaks bosses have announced that they will start filming again this week in Liverpool and will come back completely in July

New start: Hollyoaks bosses have announced that they will start filming again this week in Liverpool and will come back completely in July

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