Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 173 episodes (17 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

Next new episode is on Friday at 1:30pm. Series 17, Episode 9
Catch-up on Episode 8 on BBC Sounds   Series 17, Episode 8 is repeated today at 11:30am.

Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

Topical panel show hosted by Des Clarke for BBC Radio Scotland

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2015 - 2021
Channel
BBC Radio Scotland
Episodes
173   (17 series), plus 6 4 highlights shows, and 1 cancelled
Starring
Des Clarke and Jim Smith
Writers
Ross Craig, Steven Dick, Allan Miller, Max Davis, Neil Bratchpiece, Alice Gregg and Susanne Cassidy
Producers
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.

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Production company
Also known as
  • BTN (Acronym)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 5th June 2015 on BBC Radio Scotland at 1:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 4th December 2020 on BBC Radio Scotland at 1:30pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 17 Episode 8: Today at 11:30am on Radio Scot
  2. Series 17 Episode 8: Today at 10pm on Radio Scot
  3. Series 17 Episode 9: Saturday 12th December at 11:30am on Radio Scot

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