After weeks of hypothesis, ITV confirmed it will not be capable of go forward this 12 months. It would return in 2022.
A press release launched this afternoon confirmed groups at ITV, Thames and head choose Simon Cowell’s Syco, had determined to drag the present.
They stated: “With our absolute precedence of safeguarding the well-being and well being of each particular person concerned within the programme from judges, hosts and contestants to all the crew and viewers, the choice has been made to – sadly – transfer the report and broadcast of the fifteenth sequence of Britain’s Acquired Expertise to 2022.
“BGT is thought for its variety of expertise with large dance teams, great choirs and lavish orchestras at its coronary heart, and it has turn out to be clear that not solely is it not doable to movie auditions with some of these acts in a safe approach but in addition that they aren’t in a position to adequately rehearse and put together safely.
“Security has to return first and, because of this, the recording of the present can’t at present go forward as deliberate.”
Cowell is joined by Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, and David Walliams on the judging panel.
Dixon advised the Customary forward of the announcement she could be “heartbroken” if it didn’t go forward.
“We’re simply sitting right here praying to the gods,” she stated as she promoted her newest collaboration with BACARDI on its Conga music video and marketing campaign.
“We will probably be genuinely heartbroken if it doesn’t occur. I do know the producers are preventing to make it occur however on the identical time we live in unsure occasions. And a very powerful factor is the security of individuals. And if its not protected to make the present then we might should park it.”