Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

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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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.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th December 2019
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Jim Smith Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Alistair Barrie Guest
Ashley Storrie Guest
Athena Kugblenu Guest
Writing team
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)
Susanne Cassidy Writer
John Rands Writer (Additional Material)
Brad Holcombe Writer (Additional Material)
Darryl Buchanan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Fynn (as David Flynn) Producer
Paul Carlin Producer
Chris Quilietti Producer

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