Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC Studios
Breaking The News

Breaking The News

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio Scotland
  • 2015 - 2024
  • 281 episodes (27 series)

Topical panel show hosted by Des Clarke for BBC Radio Scotland. Also features Jim Smith.

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Series 14, Episode 9

Des Clarke hosts the topical comedy news quiz from Johnstone Town Hall, 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.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th December 2019
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st December 2019 11:30am Radio Scot

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Jim Smith Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Alistair Barrie Guest
Ashley Storrie Guest
Athena Kugblenu Guest
Writing team
Susanne Cassidy Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Ballard Writer (Additional Material)
Christopher Stanners Writer (Additional Material)
Daryll Buchanan Writer (Additional Material)
Richie Rands (as John Rands) Writer (Additional Material)
Brad Holcombe Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Flynn Producer
Paul Carlin Producer
Chris Quilietti Producer

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