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.

Series 18 commissioned.

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 & 14-17)
Allan Miller Writer (Series 1-2 & 4-16)
Max Davis Writer (Series 2-17)
Neil Bratchpiece Writer (Series 7-17)
Alice Gregg Writer (Series 10-17)
Susanne Cassidy Writer (Series 13-17)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5-17)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5-17)
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5-17)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material) (Series 5 & 13-15 & 17)
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 6-17)
Gregor Paton Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12-13 & 15-17)
Rosanna Wood Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12 & 14-17)
Chris Douch Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12-17)
Sarah Coddington Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12 & 16)
Pete Redfern Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12-16)
Chris Ballard Writer (Additional Material) (Series 12 & 14-17)
Christopher Stanners Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14-17)
Neil Bratchpiece Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14-17)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14 & 16-17)
Trevor Rudge Writer (Additional Material) (Series 14-16)
Elaine Malcolmson Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15-17)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15-16)
Mark Granger Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15-17)
Garth ApThomas Writer (Additional Material) (Series 15)
Rebecca Bain (as Becca Bain) Writer (Additional Material) (Series 16-17)
Nathan Cowley Writer (Additional Material) (Series 16-17)
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer (Additional Material) (Series 16-17)
James Docherty Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17)
Alexander Minto Writer (Additional Material) (Series 17)
Production team
David Fynn (as David Flynn) Producer
James Christie Producer (Series 1-2)
Paul Carlin Producer (Series 3-6 & 13-14 & 16)
Lauren Mackay Producer (Series 7-11 & 13 & 17)
Calum McConnell Producer (Series 11-12 & 9 & 13)
Chris Quilietti Producer (Series 14-17)
Stephen Hollywood Producer (Series 14-15)

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides