Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC
Des Clarke

Des Clarke

  • 43 years old
  • Scottish
  • Actor and stand-up comedian
Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC

Des Clarke is a 43-year-old Scottish actor and stand-up comedian.

Year Production Role
Breaking The News - Breaking 100 Years Of The News Coming Soon Host / Presenter
2024 Glasgow International Comedy Festival Self
2024 Glasgow International Comedy Festival Self
2024 Breaking The News - Series 27
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
Host / Presenter
2023 Breaking The News - Breaking The Year: 2023 Host / Presenter
2023 Breaking The News - Series 26
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. Special - The Best of Unbroadcast
  12. Special - Breaking The Year
Host / Presenter
2023 The United Nations Of News Creator
2023 Duncan and Judy Murray Show Self
2023 BBC: Breaking The News Host / Presenter
2023 Breaking The News - Series 25
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E7 - Episode Seven
  7. E8 - Episode Eight
  8. E9 - Episode Nine
  9. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2023 Breaking The News - Series 24
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. Special - Breaking 100 Years Of The News
  5. E5 - Episode Four
  6. E6 - Episode Five
  7. E7 - Episode Six
  8. E8 - Episode Seven
  9. E9 - Episode Eight
  10. E10 - Episode Nine
  11. E11 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2022 Queen Of The New Year - 2022
  1. 2022
Self
2022 Breaking The News - Breaking The Year: 2022 Host / Presenter
2022 Breaking The News - Series 23
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. Special - The Best Of Unbroadcast
  12. E12 - Breaking The Year
Host / Presenter
2022 The Duncan and Judy Murray Show Host / Presenter
2022 Breaking The News - Series 22
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2022 The News Quiz - Series 108
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2022 Breaking The News - Series 21
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2021 Breaking The News - 2021 Specials
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  1. Special - Valentine's Day Special
  2. Special - Euros Special
  3. Special - Breaking The Year
Host / Presenter
2021 BBC Radio Scotland: My Comedy Choice Self
2021 Growing Up Scottish - Christmas Special Self
2021 Breaking The News - Series 20
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. Special - Special
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. Special - The Best Of Unbroadcast
  12. Special - Breaking The Year
Host / Presenter
2021 Breaking The News - Series 19
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  1. E1 - Euro's Special
  2. E2 - Episode One
  3. E3 - Episode Two
  4. E4 - Episode Three
  5. E5 - Episode Four
  6. E6 - Episode Five
  7. E7 - Episode Six
  8. E8 - Episode Seven
  9. E9 - Episode Eight
  10. E10 - Episode Nine
  11. E11 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2021 Growing Up Scottish - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Learn & Stylish
  2. E2 - Go Outdoors! & Romantic!
  3. E3 - A Family & Watch
  4. E4 - Work & Party
Self
2021 Breaking The News - Series 18
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  1. E9 - Episode Eight
  2. Special - Valentine's Day Special
  3. E2 - Episode One
  4. E3 - Episode Two
  5. E4 - Episode Three
  6. E5 - Episode Four
  7. E6 - Episode Five
  8. E7 - Episode Six
  9. E8 - Episode Seven
  10. E10 - Episode Nine
  11. E11 - Episode Eleven
Host / Presenter
2020 Breaking The News - Breaking The Year Host / Presenter
2020 Breaking The News - Series 17
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. Special - Breaking the Year
  12. Special - Corona Free Breaking the News
Host / Presenter
2020 Breaking The News - Series 16
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
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  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2020 The Good, The Bad And The Unexpected - Series 5
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2020 Glasgow International Comedy Festival Self
2020 Breaking The News - Series 15
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  6. E6 - Episode Six
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  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. E11 - Episode Eleven
  12. E12 - Episode Twelve
Host / Presenter
2019 Breaking The News - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. Special - Christmas Special
  10. Special - The Best Of Breaking The News
Host / Presenter
2019 Breaking The News - Series 14
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  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. Special - Episode Ten
  11. Special - Highlights Special
Host / Presenter
2019 Breaking The News - Series 13
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E5 - Episode Five
  5. E6 - Episode Six
  6. E7 - Episode Seven
  7. E8 - Episode Eight
  8. E9 - Episode Nine
  9. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2019 Still Game - Documentary
  1. That's Plenty
Host / Presenter
2019 Breaking The News - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2019 Breaking The News - Series 12
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2019 Still Game - Series 9
  1. E1 - Local Hero
Radio Presenter
2018 Breaking The News - Pilot Host / Presenter
2018 Breaking The News - Series 11
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2018 Breaking The News - Series 10
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2018 Breaking The News - Series 9
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
Host / Presenter
2017 Breaking The News - Series 8
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. Special - 2017 Highlights
Host / Presenter
2017 Breaking The News - Series 7
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2017 Breaking The News - Series 6
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E5 - Episode Five
  5. E6 - Episode Six
  6. E7 - Episode Seven
  7. E8 - Episode Eight
  8. E9 - Episode Nine
  9. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2016 Breaking The News - Series 5
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E8 - Episode Eight
  8. E9 - Episode Nine
  9. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2016 Des Clarke 3D Self
2016 BBC: Breaking the News Self
2016 All Star Comedy in Aid of STV Children's Appeal Self
2016 Breaking The News - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2016 Breaking The News - Series 3
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  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
Host / Presenter
2015 Breaking The News - Series 2
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  4. E5 - Episode Five
  5. E6 - Episode Six
  6. E7 - Episode Seven
  7. E9 - Episode Nine
  8. E10 - Episode Ten
  9. Special - 2015 Highlights
Host / Presenter
2015 Des Clarke Exposed Writer
2015 Des Clarke Exposed Host / Presenter
2015 Breaking The News - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
  9. E9 - Episode Nine
  10. E10 - Episode Ten
  11. Special - Edinburgh Special
Host / Presenter
2015 The Good, The Bad And The Unexpected - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2014
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Comedy Gala 2014: In Aid of Waverley Care Self
2014 Des Clarke: The Trouble with Being Des Self
2014 The Dog Ate My Homework - Series 1
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2013 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2013
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 Bad Language
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  1. E1 - Episode One
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  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Team Captain
2013 Comedy Gala 2013: In Aid Of Waverley Care Self
2013 The Trouble With Being Des
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  1. E1 - Episode One
Writer
2013 The Trouble With Being Des
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  1. E1 - Episode One
Host / Presenter
2013 The Guessing Game - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2012 Chris Ramsey's Comedy Fringe
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2012 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2012
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2012 Des Clarke: Final Destination Self
2012 The Guessing Game - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2011 ...At The Stand - Hardeep At The Stand
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2011 Des Clarke - Des Comedy Jam Self
2010 Swots - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2009 Funny Friends - Series 1
  1. E2 - Des Clarke
Guest
2009 The Ellis And Clarke Show - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2008 The Ellis And Clarke Show - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2007 28 Acts In 28 Minutes - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2005 28 Acts In 28 Minutes
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Des Clarke on IMDb

Born
Tuesday 13th January 1981 (43 years-old)
Nationality
Scottish
British Podcast Awards 2023
Sport (Nominee)
Scottish Comedy Awards 2020
Best Radio Comic (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2002
Best Open Mic Comedy Night (Winner)
BBC New Comedy Award 2001
Main Prize (Nominee)
So You Think You're Funny? 2000
Main Prize (Runner-up)
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