Travel restrictions have forced a rethink on his involvement with the show.
BBC One is adding a fourth Strictly Come Dancing special to the look back series it announced earlier this year.
The Beeb is committed to getting the show on air but the fun and sparkle will be rationed this year.
Channel commissions three retrospective programmes.
Kevin recently announced that he would be leaving Strictly Come Dancing and will not be taking part in this year’s series.
The professional dancer is leaving the show after seven years.
The multi-award-winning series returns in 2020 to dazzle once again this autumn on BBC One.
Kevin Clifton has announced on his Instagram page that he has quit Strictly Come Dancing.
The former magician’s assistant lifted the Silver Star trophy with Kevin Clifton.