Coronavirus: Strictly, Top Gear and Succession Reveal How They’re Turning During Pandemic | UK News


The cast and crew of the TV shows Strictly Come Dancing, Top Gear, and Succession have revealed how they plan to film during the coronavirus pandemic.

After a break coronavirus case in UK over the summer, many TV shows resumed filming but have to make contingency plans for a second wave.

The bosses of Strictly Come Dancing say they are ready to film the show with a normal audience, with a socially distant audience, or none at all.

Top Gear hosts Freddie Flintoff (pictured), Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris filmed the new season only in the UK

The new series begins next month and will run for nine weeks – instead of the usual 13 – to allow more time for filming with restrictions in place.

Strictly Executive Producer Sarah James said, “We made plans for no audiences, we made plans for a distant audience, and we made plans for a full audience, and… whatever happens, obviously we’ll be just following government guidelines. ”

On Top Gear, co-host Chris Harris says the team is using the new series to “show how beautiful this country is” COVID-19[feminine[feminine sabotaged all travel plans.

He said: “When we were filming, with the three of us since the lockdown, everything was done in the UK – it seems like the right thing to do.

“Refocusing, coming back to the UK, showing how beautiful this country is and what variety of places and places we have is a good thing. ”

Harris said he hopes he, Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff will be able to travel again in about a year, while they are hopeful that a vaccine will be available.

Star of Succession Brian Cox is pictured in the center with his HBO co-stars

On HBO in the United States, Succession star Brian Cox said the series may not begin filming a third series until next year, due to concerns about the number of viruses.

The program, which stars Cox as media mogul Logan Roy, has its own testing unit, he said.

“We have our own medical department that deals with the COVID problem. We’re going to go, but not until maybe November at the earliest, maybe not even before the start of next year, ”he added.

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On Strictly, the group is unable to fit into the group’s “pit” with social distancing, so only key members will be filmed on the night – and others pre-recorded earlier in the week, did -she adds.

BBC bosses have asked all dancing couples to form Supportive Bubbles, which means one of them will have to live on their own as long as they are on the show.

Judge Bruno Tonioli will also be absent at the start of the season, as he shoots the American version of the show – Dancing With The Stars – but will return later.

Top Gear will be back on BBC One on October 4 and Strictly on October 17.


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