Details of coverage deal with Glastonbury

Jim Hampton made this Freedom of Information request to British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Please could you release details of the deal reached between the organisers of Glastonbury and the BBC for coverage of festivals in both 2013 and 2014, covering the following aspects of coverage?

- Number of acts the BBC can broadcast overall

- A list of acts the BBC could, under the deal, only broadcast on a time-delay basis on TV (i.e. in highlights or packaged coverage, but not live)

- A list of acts the BBC was permitted to broadcast live on TV

- The overall cost of the BBC's rights deal with Glastonbury, split between live and non-live coverage rights

- Any details of negotiations between the BBC and festival organisers covering the cost of additional as-live rights, had any such option been agreed

- A list of acts that, under the deal or any other terms, that could not be broadcast on TV

Yours faithfully,

Jim Hampton

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr Hampton,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 29th June 2014. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20141032.

Kind regards

The Information Policy & Compliance Team

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP
Email: [BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Hampton


Please find attached the response to your request for information,
reference RFI20141032



Yours sincerely,

The Information Policy and Complaince Team


BBC Information Policy and Compliance

BC2B6, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP, UK


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