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Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 172 episodes (17 series), 2015 - 2020. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

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Series 14

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 18th October 2019

Des Clarke hosts the comedy news review show taking a satirical slant on the week's headlines, with the help of guests Ken Cheng, Billy Kirkwood, Ashley Storrie and Jay Lafferty.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 25th October 2019

Des Clarke hosts the topical comedy news show, quizzing panellists Jim Smith, Jo Caulfield, Stuart Mitchell and Jennifer Reoch about the week's events in Scotland and across the UK.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 1st November 2019

Des Clarke hosts the topical comedy news show, quizzing panellists Judith Ralston, Marc Jennings, Elaine Malcolmson and Jim Smith about the week's events in Scotland and across the UK.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 8th November 2019

Des Clarke presents the topical comedy news review show that takes a satirical slant on the week's headlines, with help from panellists Tiffany Stevenson, Martel Maxwell, Mark Nelson and Jim Smith.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 15th November 2019

Host Des Clarke and special guests Judy Murray, Susie McCabe, Ray Bradshaw and Jim Smith take a satirical swipe at the week's news in Scotland, across the UK and around the world.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 22nd November 2019

Des Clarke presents the topical comedy news review show that takes a satirical slant on the week's headlines, with panellists Neil Delamere, Marjolein Robertson, Sara Barron and Jim Smith.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 29th November 2019

Host Des Clarke is in Edinburgh with special guests Ahir Shah, Elaine Malcolmson, Amy Matthews and Jim Smith, who take a satirical swipe at the week's news in Scotland, across the UK and around the world.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 6th December 2019

Host Des Clarke is in Glasgow, inviting guests Janey Godley, Maisie Adam, Jamie MacDonald and Jim Smith, to take a satirical swipe at the week's news in Scotland, across the UK and around the world.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 20th December 2019

Des Clarke hosts the topical comedy news quiz in which panellists Athena Kugblenu, Ashley Storrie, Alistair Barrie and Jim Smith take a satirical swipe at the week's news agenda in Scotland and across the UK.

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Christmas Special: Episode Ten

First broadcast: Tuesday 24th December 2019

Des Clarke presents the comedy news review show that takes a satirical slant on the week's headlines, with help from Catriona Shearer, Susie McCabe, Raymond Mearns and Jim Smith.

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Highlights Special

First broadcast: Friday 27th December 2019

A look back at the year.

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