The only story people are talking about – how much the BBC pays its biggest stars
The BBC has published a list of the 96 stars it pays more than £150,000 a year. And, frankly, it’s the only story in town right now.
There’s lots of numbers out there and frankly it can all get a little confusing. So here’s our guide to help you through it.
Huw Edwards earns a lot more than Fiona Bruce
the fact that Chris Evans is earning over £2.2 million a year and that Alan Partridge didn't get a second series is beyond a joke #BBCpay
— Gavin Lloyd Branch (@Gavlarr88) July 19, 2017
Between them, Matt Baker and Alex Jones earn just short of a combined, well, you can see for yourself
— Skeletor (@GrumpySkeletor) July 19, 2017
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 19, 2017
Charlie from Casualty is the highest paid actor on the list
— Coco Khan (@cocobyname) July 19, 2017
Surprised to hear that some famous people get paid a lot of money to appear on popular television programmes. Incredible.
— Mr R Quimbly (@RogerQuimbly) July 19, 2017
— alan rusbridger (@arusbridger) July 19, 2017