POLL: Are BBC stars' salaries value for money? Some of the BBC's top earners, from left to right, Chris Evans, Claudia Winkleman, Gary Lineker and Stephen Nolan. The revelation of how much the BBC pays its top earners has split opinion right down the middle. Tell us what you think - do the salaries paid by the BBC to its top earners represent value for money? How many black and white TV licences are still being used in your area?