You’ll never guess how much money the stars of Fair City make per episode!


This is surprising
This is surprising

It seems working on Ireland’s longest running soap has it’s benefits, as the cast of Fair City take home a pretty decent pay packet each day.

According to the Irish Independent, actors on the show earn a whopping €460 a day, which has been the going rate for the past four years.

The newspaper also learned that it pays to be a scriptwriter, as apparently 15 people who pen the show went home with a staggering €3,495 per episode, while another nine received €1,837, which RTE have said “are rates agreed with the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild.”

Actors on the show are being well paid for their talents 

As well as this, the stars of the show accumulated a taxi bill of almost €30,000 last year, a €5,000 increase from 2014 as stars make their way to and from the studios.

In total, it costs €54,883 to film one episode, and with 198 shows shot per year, the final bill adds up to €10.86m.


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