Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 206 episodes (20 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

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Series 19, Episode 9

Broadcast details

Friday 13th August 2021
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Stuart Mitchell Guest
Janey Godley Guest
Elaine Malcolmson Guest
Jim Smith Guest
Writing team
Max Davis Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material)
Gregor Paton Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Trevor Rudge Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic McGladdery Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material)
Christopher Donovan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Lauren Mackay Producer

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