Live At The Apollo cancels 2020 season

The next series of Live At The Apollo has been delayed because of COVID-19.

The 16th season was due to be filmed in the Hammersmith Apollo, West London, in September.

While indoor events have been given UK approval from August 1, they still have to implement social distancing.

A spokesperson from Open Mic Productions, said: “In light of the current social distancing measures affecting theatres in the UK, Live at The Apollo will not be filmed this year.

“While this news will be disappointing for viewers, the safety and wellbeing of everyone involved in the show is our number one priority.

“The good news is that Live at The Apollo will return bigger and brighter in 2021 for its 16th series, once again welcoming the cream of established and up-and-coming comedy stars to the Apollo stage.”

It screens in Australia on ABC Comedy.

Source: Chortle

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