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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 15

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 21st February 2020

Des Clarke is joined by Athena Kugblenu, Jay Lafferty, Raymond Mearns and Jim Smith.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 28th February 2020

Des Clarke presents the topical comedy news review show that takes a satirical slant on the week's headlines, with help from guests Kaye Adams, Elaine Malcolmson, Mark Nelson and Jim Smith.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 6th March 2020

Des Clarke is joined this week by Lucy Porter, Ashley Storrie, Andrew Maxwell and Jamie MacDonald.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 13th March 2020

Des Clarke is joined this week by Susie McCabe, Sophie Duker, Lewis MacLeod and Jim Smith.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 20th March 2020

Des Clarke is joined this week by Janey Godley, Mark Nelson, Jay Lafferty and Bruce Devlin.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 27th March 2020

Des Clarke presents the topical comedy news review show that takes a satirical slant on the week's headlines, with guests Stuart Mitchell, Elaine Malcolmson, Ray Bradshaw and Ashley Storrie.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 3rd April 2020

Taking a satirical swipe at Scotland's news with host Des Clarke are Mark Nelson, Marjolein Robertson, Billy Kirkwood and Amy Matthews.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 10th April 2020

Host Des Clarke demolishes the headlines with partners in crime Jay Lafferty, Susie McCabe, Jamie MacDonald and Jim Smith.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 17th April 2020

Des Clarke breaks the news and guests Jo Caulfield, Janey Godley, Ray Bradshaw and Bruce Devlin do their best to put it back together - award winning satirical comedy.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 24th April 2020

Host Des Clarke takes a satirical sledgehammer to the week's headlines - joined by partners in crime Neil Delamere, Ashley Storrie, Jojo Sutherland and Christopher Macarthur-Boyd.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Friday 1st May 2020

Des Clarke is joined by Fred MacAulay, Amy Matthews, Marc Jennings and Marjolein Robertson.

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12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Friday 8th May 2020

Des Clarke is joined by Jay Lafferty, Raymond Mearns, Jo Caulfield and Gareth Waugh.

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