BBC One has cancelled Let It Shine after one series. The Gary Barlow talent show will not return for Series 2, sources inform RenewCancelTV.
Speaking to Mirror Online, Barlow said of the experience:
“We had a fantastic time making Let It Shine and the response has been absolutely amazing. The musical itself has broken records for the fastest selling theatre tour in UK history, which is incredible! I want to make sure we give any future series the focus and excitement Let It Shine series 1 had, and I look forward to making plans for the future with the BBC team.”
Added the BBC:
“At its heart the show was about finding and nurturing new talent and giving five individuals the unique prize of roles in a brand new, year-long, touring theatre production and as such the door is open to the possibility of another series of Let It Shine in the future. We would like to thank the cast and crew, all of whom brought professionalism, passion, joy and energy to the show.”
While paying lip-service to the “possibility” of a future series, this is well known TV speak for cancelled.