BBC serves up Wimbledon entertainment

A recent Freedom of Information request revealed the BBC spent more than £80,000 entertaining guests at Wimbledon 2008. According to The Telegraph the Beeb splurged £53,528 on a “marquee and associated costs” and £18,281 on hospitality, including food and drink. In addition, a total of £9,645 was spent on items such as match tickets, car parking, programmes and invitations.

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