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BRITAIN’S Got Talent has been postponed until 2022 over safety fears.

Insiders told The Sun how filming for the live shows had become impossible in the curr娛樂城pttent climate.

ITV has made the 'hard decision' to cancel this year's series of BGT

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ITV has made the ‘hard decision’ to cancel this year’s series of BGT Credit: Rex Features

It comes just days after it was revealed auditions for the upcoming series had been pushed back.

In a statement, ITV 娛樂城評價confirmed the news and 娛樂城優惠said: “Despite everyone at ITV, Thames and Syco doing their best to make it happen, and with our absolute priority of safeguarding the well-being and health of every person involved in the programme from judges, hosts and contestants to all of the crew and audience, the decision has been made to – unfortunately – move the record and broadcast of the 15th series of Britain’s Got Talent.”

Insiders said they were hopeful the show could continue as normal next year.

A source said: “It’s been a hard decision for everyone who works on Britain’s Got Talent to make the decision to push it back.

Everyone is 'gutted' to push back the show

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Everyone is ‘gutted’ to push back the showCredit: Rex Features

“They had mulled over the idea of having filming take place in September but it was all too up in the air.

“Ultimately the safety of the stars and all the contestants was the priority for show bosses.

“Everyone is gutted but they know BGT will be back next year, bigger and better than ever.”

The safety of the show's stars and contestants is paramount

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The safety of the show’s stars and contestants is paramountCredit: Rex Features

Earlier this week The Sun revealed how bosses had feared they would have to delay the show – a ratings juggernaut for ITV.

The series aired a Christmas special during the festive period with judges Amanda Holden, 49, David Walliams, 49, Alesha Dixon, 42, and Ashley Banjo, 32, joining former stars to perform.

Ashley replaced head judge Simon Cowell, 61, who was missing from the show since he broke his back.

Ashley Banjo replaced Simon Cowell as a judge part-way through last year's series

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Ashley Banjo replaced Simon Cowell as a judge part-way through last year’s seriesCredit: Rex Features

Aman娛樂城註冊送體驗金da Holden talks about Britain’s Got Talent being postponed saying no-live audience ‘affects the quality of the show’