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BBC MU Agreement


On this page you will find information about:

  • Basic 3 hour recording session fees
  • Multiple use recording fees
  • Additional fees
  • Porterage

Rates to apply for BBC sessions taking place from 1st October 2017.

Please note: the new draft of the full BBC/MU Agreement will not be published here until late October. If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact the Recording and Broadcasting department.

Basic 3 hour recording session fees:

Type Fee Overtime
Television £224.00 £21.00 per 15 mins
Radio £75.50 £8.50 per 15 mins

Recording for programmes that are not for full network broadcast may be paid at a discounted rate.


Multiple Use Recording Fees

Scale Fee per hour Minimum Fee Overtime (per 15 mins)
1 £126.00 £377.00 £36.00
2 £94.00 £281.00 £28.00
3 £84.00 £252.00 £24.00
4 £65.00 £195.00 £18.00

Additional Fees

Doubling Trebling Overdubbing
Plus 10% of session fee Plus 20% of session fee Plus 110% of session fee per overdub


Group A Group B Group C Group D
£20.00 £16.00 £10.50 By Negotiation