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Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 173 episodes (17 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

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Series 17

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 16th October 2020

This week host Des Clarke is joined by comedians Jay Lafferty, Alistair Barrie, Catherine Bohart and Scott Agnew.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 23rd October 2020

Des Clarke is joined by guests Ashley Storrie, Rory Bremner, Lucy Porter and Raymond Mearns to look at the week's news.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 30th October 2020

Des Clarke and guests Neil Delamere, Jojo Sutherland, Billy Kirkwood and Maisie Adam break the news and put it back together again.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 6th November 2020

This week host Des Clarke is joined by comedians Miles Jupp, Janey Godley, Olga Koch and Stuart Mitchell.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 13th November 2020

Des Clarke is joined by Fred MacAulay, Tiff Stevenson, Mark Nelson and Elaine Malcolmson as they 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 20th November 2020

Des Clarke is joined by Andy Zaltzman, Ayesha Hazarika, Marc Jennings and Amy Matthews as they look back at the week's news.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 27th November 2020

Des Clarke is joined by comedians Mark Watson, Fern Brady, Ray Bradshaw and Alison Spittle.

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8. Episode Eight (Next)

NEW EPISODE: Friday 4th December 2020 at 1:30pm on Radio Scot

Des Clarke is joined Jim Smith, Jo Caulfield, Marjolein Robertson & Jamie Maconald.

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9. Episode Nine

NEW EPISODE: Friday 11th December 2020 at 1:30pm on Radio Scot

The 17th series of the satirical panel show hosted by Des Clarke.

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10. Episode Ten

NEW EPISODE: Friday 18th December 2020 at 1:30pm on Radio Scot

The 17th series of the satirical panel show hosted by Des Clarke.

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Special: Best Of 2020

NEW EPISODE: Saturday 26th December 2020 at 11:30am on Radio Scot

Few years have had such a lasting effect on all of us, so join Des Clarke and his guests Jim Smith, Janey Godley, Jay Lafferty and Mark Nelson as they take a wry look back at the biggest stories and events of the year.

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12. Episode Twelve

NEW EPISODE: Friday 1st January 2021 at 1pm on Radio Scot

The 17th series of the satirical panel show hosted by Des Clarke.

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