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Motion Picture Licensing Company – MPLC

After a change in copyright law which means any premises not charging an entrance fee cannot now rely on the previous exception for showing ‘film’ in a broadcast and requires a licence. ‘Film’ covers a wide range of broadcast content, including TV shows). The Motion Picture Licensing Company (MPLC) is writing to sports clubs outlining the changes in copyright law and that rugby clubs may need a licence.

To explore whether your club needs the licence, please call the RFU Alcohol Licencing Helpline (run by Poppleston Allen Licencing Solicitors, on 0115 934 9177.