EastEn­ders set re­furb goes £ 27m over bud­get

Solihull News - - NEWS -

A BBC project to re­build the set of EastEn­ders is ex­pected to cost £ 27 mil­lion more than planned, spark­ing con­cerns over li­cence fee pay­ers’ value for money. Re­con­struc­tion of the soap opera set is fore­cast to cost the pub­lic broad­caster £ 86 mil­lion in to­tal, with a com­ple­tion date now two- and- a- half years late.

Au­di­tors con­cluded that the BBC can­not pro­vide value for money on the project.

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