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

Breaking The News

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio Scotland
  • 2015 - 2021
  • 206 episodes (20 series)

Topical panel show hosted by Des Clarke for BBC Radio Scotland. Also features Jim Smith.

Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2015 - 2021
Channels
BBC Radio Scotland
Episodes
206 (20 series), plus 5 highlights shows, and 1 cancelled
Stars
Des Clarke and Jim Smith
Writers
Ross Craig, Steven Dick, Allan Miller, Max Davis, Neil Bratchpiece, Alice Gregg, Laura Major, Susanne Cassidy and more
Producers
David Flynn, James Christie, Paul Carlin, Lauren Mackay, Calum McConnell, Chris Quilietti and Stephen Hollywood
Companies

Breaking The News is BBC Radio Scotland's topical comedy panel show.

Hosted by comedian Des Clarke, a mix of the UK's top comedians, journalists and up and coming stand-up talent take a satirical swipe at the week's news in Scotland and across the UK.

Additional details

Also known as
  • BTN (Acronym)
Production
Studio

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 5th June 2015 at 1:30pm on BBC Radio Scotland
Last new broadcast
Friday 26th November 2021 at 1:30pm on BBC Radio Scotland
Next repeats
  1. Series 20, Episode 8: Saturday at 11:30am on Radio Scot
Most recent repeats

Recording details

Free tickets

  • AK Bell Library (Perth), Alhambra Theatre (Dunfermline), Assembly Rooms (Edinburgh), Assembly Roxy, BBC Pacific Quay, Beacon Arts Centre, CCA Glasgow, Clyde College Laganside Theatre (Glasgow), Cottiers Theatre (Glasgow), Drygate Brewery, Festival Theatre (Pitlochry), Gaiety Theatre, Glasgow College, Glasgow School of Art Student's Association, Howden Park Centre (Livingston), Johnstone Town Hall, LSO St Luke's, Mitchell Theatre (Glasgow), Paisley Arts Centre, Palace Theatre (Kilmarnock), Perth Theatre, Platform Glasgow, Pleasance Theatre (London), Reconnect Regal Theatre, Saint Luke's & The Winged Ox (Glasgow), Saint Luke's Church, Calton Glasgow, Scottish Youth Theatre, Summerhall (Edinburgh), Tait Hall (Kelso), The Town House (Hamilton), Town Hall Theatre (Falkirk) and Websters Theatre (Glasgow)
  • BBC Edinburgh Fringe venue - 2021 Edinburgh Fringe Specials

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