Rates of Pay

ITC negotiates minimum rates of pay, on behalf of its members, with the appropriate unions for: administrative staff, choreographers, designers, directors, fight directors, performers, stage managers and writers.

2021/2022
Minimum Weekly Salary
£494.00
Minimum Daily Rate: 3 days or less, 4-6 days paid at the weekly salary
£100.00
Commuting Costs Threshold: Where relocation is not being paid travel costs over this are repaid
£25.20
Commuting Costs Ceiling: Maximum payable per week, above the threshold
In London £129.00 Outside London £104.80
Relocation: This is the maximum weekly allowance/reimbursement for those living 25+ miles from home, when working at company base for up to first 16 weeks of the engagement
In London £129.00 Outside London £104.80
Recommended allowances on tour, The Manager has the option to: provide accommodation/meals; reimburse costs actually incurred; or pay the allowances below.
Accommodation: Daily where Company Member arranges hotel/B&B
£40.90
Accommodation: Daily where Company Member stays with friends etc. (not own home)
£12.90
Meals: Daily where breakfast is provided
£18.20
Meals: Daily where breakfast is not provided
£25.80
Weekly Touring Allowance: Payable where working full weeks at one venue to cover accommodation and meals
£311.20
2021/22
Design fee
£2,704.70
Making: Weekly fee for building set and other duties
£529.90
2021/2022
Preparatory Fee: Full length play
£1,614.30
Preparatory Fee: Short play
£1,117.00
Rehearsals: Weekly payment
£494.00
Artistic/ Resident Directors: Weekly pay for all duties
£599.90
2021/22
Preparation & up to 2 weeks’ rehearsal: Minimum Fee
£1,994.40
More than 2 weeks’ rehearsal: Weekly Fee
£494.00
More than 2 weeks’ rehearsal: Daily Rate
£160.50
Session Rate (max. 3 hours)
£103.20
2020/21
Session rate
£92.80
2019/20
Full length play
£9,176.00
Play under 70 minutes in length
£6,110.00
Play under 30 minutes in length
£3,056.00
Minimum royalty (Clause I 7.2)
£62.10
Royalty threshold (Clause 11 A.3)
£61,807.00
Meal Allowance (Clause II A.4c)
£17.75
Management Participation Threshold (Clause II A.5)
£35,296.00
Additional day rate (Clause II B.2vii)
£66.65
Pre/post show discussions (Clause II B.2xi)
£66.65
Option purchase (Clause II.C.4b)
Exclusive rights after 1st year: £882.00
Non-exclusive after 2nd year: £177.00
2021/22
Minimum Weekly Salary
£483.00

Recording by Broadcasting Companies

Equity has agreed minimum conditions with broadcasters for News/ Magazine programmes:

  • All Company Members involved in making the recording must have given prior consent (whether or not they are included in the broadcast extracts).
  • Payments are the responsibility of the programme company, and should be agreed before recording is allowed (minimum rates set out below).
  • Recordings must not be made in the presence of a paying audience.
  • These arrangements do not apply to video, DVD/CD etc recordings for commercial use. Such recordings should be negotiated via Equity.
Transmission Time
BBC TV
ITV
PACT*
BBC RADIO
Up to 2 minutes
No payment
No payment
No payment
No payment
Over two minutes
£34.20
£27.79
£29.00
£24.40
Transmission Time
BBC TV
ITC
PACT*
BBC RADIO
Up to 3 minutes
£51.30
£43.00
£43.00
£38.90
Between 3 and 5 minutes
£78.10
£66.00
£66.00
£85.50
Up to 10 minutes
Up to 10 minutes
N/A
£220.00
N/A
Max call time (incl travel time)
3 hours
3 hours
3 hours

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