28 March 2020 18:38
MICHELLE Keegan pulled out of Saturday Kitchen Live to remain in isolation with Mark Wright. The actress was set to appear on the cookery show today to promote the latest season of Our Girl. 6 Michelle pulled out of Saturday Kitchen Credit: Rex Features While some guests turned up for filming Michelle chose to follow government advice and remain at home with the rest of the country during the coronavirus pandemic. A source told The Sun Online: "Michelle's priority is staying safe and following the government advice so she stayed at home in isolation with Mark." Michelle's absence was a huge blow to the BBC this morning as she is one of the country's most loved actresses for her work on Corrie, as well as Our Girl and Brassic. Despite big names like Michelle pulling out of the programme, the BBC has said it is committed to keep the programme going.
6 Saturday Kitchen's live show has been disrupted by the coronavirus Credit: BBC 6 They were joined by comedian Liz Carr A BBC spokesperson told The Sun Online earlier this week: "Saturday Kitchen Live is continuing, closely following guidelines from healthcare officials." Host Matt Tebbutt was instead joined by comedian Liz Carr via video call. Michelle has been spending the lockdown in her £2million Essex house alongside husband and former Towie star Mark Wright. She video called into This Morning on Tuesday, where she gave fans a glimpse of their huge property. The star opened up about how she is coping with self-isolation and admitted she enjoyed spending more time with her husband. 6 Michelle is isolating with husband Mark Wright Credit: Splash News 6 She is currently promoting her last stint as Georgie Lane Credit: Instagram CORONAVIRUS CRISIS - STAY IN THE KNOW Don't miss the latest news and figures - and essential advice for you and your family.
To receive The Sun's Coronavirus newsletter in your inbox every tea time, sign up here. To follow us on Facebook, simply 'Like' our Coronavirus page. Get Britain's best-sellin g newspaper delivered to your smartphone or tablet each day - find out more. MOST READ IN TV AND SHOWBIZ Exclusive MORNING SHOP Holly Willoughby social distances as she stocks up on shopping amid lockdown SICK KITTEN Kerry Katona reveals eldest daughter Molly, 18, is showing coronavirus symptoms MORG-TIFIED Kirstie Allsopp calls Piers Morgan a 'total b*****d' in furious coronavirus row 'our ray of light' Ashley Banjo's wife Francesca gives birth to their second child 'SHE'S A FIGHTER' Linda Lusardi has 'beaten coronavirus but still has a long way to go' She said: "I'm doing jigsaws puzzles non stop, taking the dogs for a walk, cleaning the house. It has never looked so clean! "I'm enjoying being home and with Mark, and I just want to say a big hello to my friends and family who I haven't seen but I know they are watching, so hi guys!" The actress is promoting her last season as army medic Georgie Lane in BBC drama Our Girl. Michelle Keegan reportedly pulled out of an appearance on Saturday Kitchen Live this weekend in order to self-isolate at home with her husband Mark Wright. The actress, 32, is believed to have followed government legislation to stay at home in a bid to protect herself and others from the coronavirus pandemic. While Michelle decided to pull out of her appearance, some guests including Silent Witness star and comedian Liz Carr still featured on the programme. Staying safe: Michelle Keegan reportedly pulled out of an appearance on Saturday Kitchen Live this weekend in order to self-isolate at home with her husband Mark Wright The former Coronation Street star was thought to be appearing on the morning show to promote the latest series of her show Our Girl. A source told The Sun: 'Michelle's priority is staying safe and following the government advice so she stayed at home in isolation with Mark.' MailOnline have contacted Michelle's representative's for further comment. The BBC revealed earlier this week that there are currently no plans to cancel Saturday Kitchen Live, hosted by Matt Tebbutt. Promo: The former Coronation Street star was thought to be appearing on the morning show to promote the latest series of her show Our Girl A spokesperson for the broadcaster said earlier this week: 'Saturday Kitchen Live is continuing, closely following guidelines from healthcare officials.' Michelle and Mark are currently isolating in their £2million property, which has six bedrooms, three bathrooms and plush furnishings. She gave an inside look at their home on Tuesday's This Morning after she was forced to deliver an interview via videolink from her bedroom. The former Coronation Street star's bedroom boasted several luxury details such as a padded velvet floor-to-ceiling headboard, a collection of plump velvet pillows and gold bedding. Lavish: Michelle teased a glimpse of her lavish home with husband Mark in Chigwell, Essex Calling Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby from home, Michelle, who plays Georgie Lane in the show, joked; 'Good job I've cleaned, my house has never looked so clean!' Then talking about Our Girl, she said: 'So Georgie is back and training a new batch of medics. There's an underlying sense of grief for Elvis that we'll see earlier in the series… 'Last season ended on a cliff-hanger and the thing is you don't know who survives, it's down the line, she's got a promotion...' Dreamy: The Our Girl actress and former TOWIE star purchased the £2million property in 2013 and it has six bedrooms, three bathrooms and plush furnishings Then her dogs start barking. Michelle said: 'See it's all gone wrong already. I'm shutting my door. sorry about that… they get back to afghan and she's conflicted about whether to go or not.' Michelle said that there won't be any sign of romance with Captain James in the new series. She said: 'No, unfortunately he's not back this season. I think with Georgie she's married to her job in a sense she puts her job first. She's trying to get over the death of Elvis and she needs closure with that.' A glimpse: Michelle gave an inside look at their home on Tuesday's This Morning after she was forced to deliver an interview via videolink from her bedroom amid the UK coronavirus lockdown Michelle also spoke about how she's finding being in self-isolation. She said: 'Don't get me wrong I'm keeping busy. I've been doing jigsaws non-stop, I've been exercising, taking the dogs for a walk, and cleaning. 'I'm enjoying being home with my dogs and Mark, and I want to say hi to my family and friends I've not seen in a while.' Michelle has now left Our Girl and said she's looking forward to pastures new.