Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 185 episodes (18 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

Next new episode is on Friday at 1:30pm. Series 18, Episode 10
Catch-up on Episode 8 on BBC Sounds

Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

Topical panel show hosted by Des Clarke for BBC Radio Scotland

Panel Show
2015 - 2021
BBC Radio Scotland
185   (18 series), plus 5 highlights shows, and 1 cancelled
Des Clarke and Jim Smith
Ross Craig, Steven Dick, Allan Miller, Max Davis, Neil Bratchpiece, Alice Gregg, Laura Major and Susanne Cassidy
David Fynn, James Christie, Paul Carlin, Lauren Mackay, Calum McConnell, Chris Quilietti and Stephen Hollywood

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.

Production Details

Production companies
Also known as
  • BTN (Acronym)
Laugh track
Yes and no; it varies

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 5th June 2015 on BBC Radio Scotland at 1:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 2nd April 2021 on BBC Radio Scotland at 1:30pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 18 Episode 10: Saturday at 11:30am on Radio Scot

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