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A statement from the corporation said: “While the current government advice doesn’t necessarily prevent such programmes taking place, this is a rapidly evolving situation and we take seriously our duty of care to audiences, panellists and our staff.”
Elsewhere in the entertainment industry, Radio 1 has called off their Big Weekend festival, which had due to take place in Dundee in May, while the releases of films including Mulan, No Time To Die, Fast & Furious 9 and A Quiet Place II have also been pushed back.
Ant and Dec were also forced to cancel plans to hold the live final of the current series of Saturday Night Takeaway in Walt Disney World in Florida after the theme park closed its doors and President Donald Trump imposed a travel ban on those arriving in the US from Europe.