Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 150 episodes (15 series), 2015 - 2020. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

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Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

Topical panel show hosted by Des Clarke for BBC Radio Scotland

Panel Show
2015 - 2020
BBC Radio Scotland
150   (15 series), plus 5 (4 highlights shows, and 1 cancelled)
Des Clarke and Jim Smith
Steven Dick, Allan Miller, Max Davis and Neil Bratchpiece
David Fynn, James Christie, Paul Carlin, Lauren Mackay, Calum McConnell and Chris Quilietti

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

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 5th June 2015 on BBC Radio Scotland at 1:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 21st February 2020 on BBC Radio Scotland at 1:30pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 15 Episode 2: Tomorrow at 11:30am on Radio Scot
  2. Series 15 Episode 3: Saturday 7th March at 11:30am on Radio Scot

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