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The Dancing On Ice crew are doing what they will to stay to the foundations (Image: ITV)
Regardless of lockdown three, Crew ITV is decided to make sure Dancing On Ice 2021 goes forward as deliberate – and this year’s 12 celebrities are exhausting at work training for launch night time.
With simply over per week to go earlier than the collection returns, the manufacturing crew have put into place a collection of strict Covid tips, guidelines and rules to maintain the present secure and on the air.
So what precisely has been finished?
Right here’s every part that’s been put in place to ensure the present goes on.
Shifting in collectively
Whereas it’s not recognized what each movie star and skating professional is doing, among the stars have moved the skilled dancers into their household dwelling.
Most notable is Matt Evers, who’s now living in Essex with Denise Van Outen to allow them to safely bubble collectively, observe collectively, and Denise can proceed residing together with her youngsters.
The judges might be separated by perspex screens (Image: ITV)
Joe Warren-Plant is currently staying in a hotel close to his coaching rink, as is his associate Vanessa Bauer.
Glass panels for the judges
Dancing On Ice has adopted within the footsteps of exhibits together with The Masked Singer, Huge Fats Quiz Of The 12 months and RuPaul’s Drag Race, and have positioned perspex panels between every choose.
That is to make sure they will nonetheless sit subsequent to one another on the panel, with out getting too shut.
Like Strictly, the teams might be cheering on their opponents on tables (Image: ITV)
No reside viewers
Sadly resulting from social distancing there might be no reside viewers for the forseeable future on the present.
As an alternative, the opponents might be seated round separate tables, cheering on of their place.
That is similar to what Strictly Come Dancing did, with cabaret-style seating creating a brand new ambiance across the ice rink at Bovingdon Airfield in Hertfordshire.
What have ITV stated about Dancing On Ice going forward?
Guaranteeing viewers the competitors will go forward as deliberate, a rep for ITV instructed Metro.co.uk: ‘We’ve stringent protocols in place to make sure the well being and security of all our contributors and workers that are routinely monitored and up to date to replicate the present tips.
‘We’re in fixed contact with our whole forged in coaching and there have been no considerations raised.
‘ITV takes the security and welfare of everybody concerned with its programmes extraordinarily significantly and follows all authorities tips concerning Covid-19.
‘The federal government has confirmed TV manufacturing can keep on all through lockdown.’
When does Dancing On Ice 2021 begin?
Dancing On Ice is scheduled to begin Sunday, January 17 on ITV.
It is going to then air weekly, with a contestant eradicated through public vote after every warmth.
Dancing On Ice launches January 17 on ITV.