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If you require any additional information, or to request a press release in Welsh, please email media.enquiries@tvlicensing.co.uk.

Latest press releases

29 January 2019
Pub landlord reminder to avoid TV Licence penalty during Six Nations tournament
With rugby’s Six Nations Championship kicking off on 1st February, TV Licensing together with the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) is advising all pub landlords and managers across the home nations to check they are covered by a TV licence if they plan to show the contest.

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08 January 2019
New year TV Licensing reminder for gyms
Any gym or leisure centre that allows customers, staff or visitors to watch live TV programmes on any channel, or download or watch BBC iPlayer whilst they exercise, must be covered by a TV licence.
12 December 2018
Question Time, Doctor Who and Eurovision top list of most tweeted BBC shows reveals TV Licensing
Question Time (1), The Andrew Marr Show (2) and Doctor Who (3) are the most tweeted about BBC TV shows of 2018, TV Licensing has revealed.
08 November 2018
New UK figures for black and white licences
New figures released today by TV Licensing show that after more than 50 years of colour transmissions, over 7000 black and white TV Licences are still in force across the UK, although numbers are steadily declining.
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TV Licensing facts

For TV Licensing facts and figures, please visit the TV Licensing Annual Review. You can find out how the licence fee is spent in the BBC Annual Report.

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Media enquiries

The TV Licensing press office is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm. Journalists with media enquiries can contact us on our press office number: 020 8752 6606.

Out of Hours: A duty press officer is available outside these hours (8am to 10pm) for urgent media enquiries. Accredited members of the media may contact the above number and the duty press officer will return your call.

The TV Licensing press office inbox is regularly checked during opening hours. Enquiries will be responded to as quickly as possible.

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