Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 206 episodes (20 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

Next new episode is on tomorrow at 1:30pm. Series 20, Episode 2
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Recording at Summerhall (Edinburgh). Tickets

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Jim Smith Regular Panellist (Series 14-15)
Writing team
Ross Craig (as Ross 'Teddy' Craig) Writer (Series 1-2 & 4-11 & 14-16)
Steven Dick Writer (Series 1-7 & 9 & 11-12 & 14-20)
Allan Miller Writer (Series 1-2 & 4-16 & 18)
Max Davis Writer (Series 2-20)
Neil Bratchpiece Writer (Series 7-18)
Alice Gregg Writer (Series 10-20)
Laura Major Writer (Series 13-20)
Susanne Cassidy Writer (Series 13-18)
Katie Storey Writer (Series 16-20)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5-19)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5-19)
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5-19)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5 & 13-15 & 17-19)
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6-19)
Gregor Paton Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12-13 & 15-19)
Rosanna Wood Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12 & 14-19)
Chris Douch Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12-17)
Sarah Coddington Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12 & 16)
Pete Redfern Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12-16 & 18)
Chris Ballard Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12 & 14-18)
Christopher Stanners Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14-19)
Susanne Cassidy Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14 & 18)
Neil Bratchpiece Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14-19)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14 & 16-19)
Trevor Rudge Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14-16 & 18-19)
Dominic McGladdery Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14-15 & 18-19)
Elaine Malcolmson Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15-19)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15-16 & 19)
Mark Granger Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15-19)
Garth ApThomas Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15)
George Ross Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15-18)
Chris Thorburn Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15 & 17-18)
Rebecca Bain (as Becca Bain) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 16-19)
Nathan Cowley Writer (Additional Material) (Series 16-19)
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer (Additional Material) (Series 16-19)
Conor O'Grady Writer (Additional Material) (Series 16-18)
James Docherty Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17-19)
Peter Tellouche Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17-18)
Alexander Minto Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17 & 19)
Christopher Donovan Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17-19)
Duncan Black Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17-18)
Production team
David Flynn Producer (Series 1-18)
James Christie Producer (Series 1-2)
Paul Carlin Producer (Series 3-6 & 13-14 & 16)
Lauren Mackay Producer (Series 7-11 & 13 & 17-19)
Calum McConnell Producer (Series 11-12 & 9 & 13)
Chris Quilietti Producer (Series 14-19)
Stephen Hollywood Producer (Series 14-15)

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides