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EastEnders bosses have 'crisis talks over how to deal with coronavirus filming issues when production on the BBC soap recommences in June'

By Niomi Harris For Mailonline

Published: 00:19 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 00:20 BST, 1 May 2020

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EastEnders bosses have reportedly held crisis talks about how they'll tackle coronavirus filming issues when production recommences.

In March filming on the BBC soap was suspended amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with the social adhering to the government's social distancing guidelines.

But with reports the cast are set to return to work in June, show bosses have been trying to figure out how filming will take place while still abiding by the restrictions 

Talks: EastEnders bosses have reportedly held crisis talks about how they'll tackle coronavirus filming issues when productions recommences in June.

Talks: EastEnders bosses have reportedly held crisis talks about how they'll tackle coronavirus filming issues when productions recommences in June.

A source told The Sun: 'Filming will have to resume at some point and bosses say June is the benchmark.

'With strict social distancing and extra precautions on set they think EastEnders could make the transition.

'But they appreciate the health and safety of the cast and crew is paramount and should the lockdown restrictions be tightened, filming will, of course, not take place.'

The insider added that the soap's bosses have said that if filming can 'resume safely', then it will 'go ahead'.

Tricky: With reports the cast are set to return to work in June, show bosses have been trying to figure out how filming will take place while still abiding by the restrictions

Tricky: With reports the cast are set to return to work in June, show bosses have been trying to figure out how

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