This Is What The BBC Licence Fee Pays For - Nick Ferrari - LBC

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Nick Ferrari runs through what the BBC licence fee pays for in a hilarious rant following the corporation's decision to charge over-75s.

    The BBC announced over-75s will have to pay for the licence fee, with exclusions only for those on Pension Credit.

    But after reading through today’s TV listings, Nick Ferrari suggested some form of advertising wouldn't be the end of the world.

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  • Howzer The man
    Howzer The man  3 days ago +1

    I cancelled my T.V license 8 years ago because i dont watch live T.V. programs and watch everything online.

  • Michael Hastie
    Michael Hastie  3 days ago

    Who supplies the BBC with their licences to operate their business? It has got to be the government, so why doesn't the government tell the BBC to carry on giving the 75 year old their FREE TV licence, (better still, scrub the TV licence altogether) or face losing their own licences to stay in business.

  • Alistair Macrae
    Alistair Macrae  6 days ago

    Licence fee. Renew now, then sit back and enjoy a year’s worth repeat TV.

  • 334665eric 7788977

    Why DF do under 75s gotta pay for this sheeeeeeeitttt anyway?!!!??? Seems very unfair.. we don’t even get a pension...!!!!!

  • gerard burton
    gerard burton  7 days ago

    Ferrari is correct, you are just paying for the news and repeats. What would they do without the repeats?

  • John Doe
    John Doe  7 days ago

    I don't have a television licence, not had one for 9 years, I listen to the radio and watch YouTube, I have YouTube connected to my smart tv, I don't require a licence for any of those things, yes, I receive monthly threatening letters, but they get binned, I've also had two visits from their, officer's, ( sales people, not officer's) they got completely ignored, I do not open the door to strangers, if your legally licence free, you have no legal obligation to speak or communicate with BBC/capita, just adopt the no contact rule, totally ignore these people, and they cannot do anything to you, zero communication is the key, don't return the letters and don't engage with strangers on the doorstep, it's really very simple, zero contact and ignore, ignore and ignore👍

  • Kev Smart
    Kev Smart  7 days ago

    BBC = Britons biggest *unts

  • Katherine sterling
    Katherine sterling  7 days ago +1

    When they take the free licence off me I will not pay for this rubbish I will get Netflix

  • joshrandar
    joshrandar  7 days ago

    The BBC don't offer anything worth the £155 pounds that they charge. There's nothing worth watching on the BBC. At the least they should give us the option of subscription. Those that want to watch can subscribe. You don't get virgin or sky sending people down your house.

  • threepot
    threepot  7 days ago +2

    The BBC are a disgrace! Brussels Broadcasting Corporation.

  • Mad Drivers101
    Mad Drivers101  14 days ago

    Scrap the BBC

  • ElkieMart
    ElkieMart  14 days ago

    I've never had a license and never will, keep trying to convince my parents to cancel theirs but they are too scared too bless em

  • worddunlap
    worddunlap  21 days ago

    It paid for Jimmy Saville to rape corpses, babies and toddlers with cancer. His friends at BBC joined in at times.

  • jake muss
    jake muss  21 days ago

    just put adverts on like every other C**t

  • Paul Fisher
    Paul Fisher  21 days ago

    dont support the bbc cult starve them of the cash its so easy to do so .

  • wakey wakey
    wakey wakey  21 days ago

    Its not law its an act that you have to give consent. So dont consent to it if bbc goons knock on ya door shut the door in there face

  • Marco polo
    Marco polo  21 days ago

    I don't pay to fund nonces

  • Alan Walker
    Alan Walker  21 days ago

    BBC is no longer fit for purpose and should be abandoned. It is one of the biggest injustices in UK. Compulsory payment for a company that repeats many bad programs. It is politically biased and is basically an attempted brainwashing chanel.
    In these days the compulsory funding of a politically biased TV company should not be accepted. Particularly when the contract payments to many "presenters" are offensive and driving an unrealistic market, where the fees paid to some far out weight the value of the talent.

  • Sam Advocan
    Sam Advocan  28 days ago

    The BBC is a criminal organisation.

  • John Henshaw
    John Henshaw  1 months ago

    Gotta say the Tittfield thunderbolt was a good movie ,nice gentle polite film .better than a lot of the modern crap we get fed