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Friday, 27 April 2018

BBC Waives TV Licence Rules for Royal Wedding

The BBC will waive TV licence rules for certain groups wishing to show the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The wedding is due to take place on Saturday, 26th May 2018 at St George's Chapel, Windsor.

The dispensation, which is very limited, will allow the unlicensed reception of the live Royal Wedding programme only. It will only apply to those wishing to publicly screen and celebrate the event, such as community groups and street parties.

The last time the BBC offered such a dispensation was for the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations on 5th June 2012.

The BBC is yet to announce this relaxation of the rules, but should do very shortly. More information shown in the email below.

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Unknown said...

I wonder - Is it the BBC or the Gov that has the power grant this "privilege" to us peasants ?

nonroadusr said...

They could not 'Enforce' it even if they wanted to. There are not enough Goons to cover every street party and community centre.

Fred Bear said...

It's the BBC that decides. As they say in their help script: "In exceptional circumstances, the BBC can grant a dispensation for the temporary use of TV sets away from the licensed address, so long as the TV is being used for the sole purpose of screening an event that is judged by the BBC to be of national importance."

In any case, Clown Goons only visit addresses that they download from the BBC's database each week. They particularly like addresses where the named person is female.

Joginder Singh Foley said...

I wonder as to which dinosaur should go first, The BBC or the Royals, neither are relivent or fit for purpose.