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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 2

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 16th October 2015

Des Clarke hosts the topical comedy show and is joined by panellists Kevin Day, Martel Maxwell, Keir McAllister and Stuart Mitchell for a satirical look at the week's headlines.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 23rd October 2015

Des Clarke takes a satirical look at the headlines with comedians Andrew Maxwell, Mark Nelson and Fern Brady and BBC Scotland political editor Brian Taylor.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 30th October 2015

Hugo Rifkind, Angela Barnes, Chris Forbes and Jay Lafferty join host Des Clarke to take a satirical swipe at Scotland's news.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 6th November 2015

Susan Calman takes a satirical look at the headlines with guests Andrew Maxwell, Louise Welsh, Keir McAllister, Gareth Waugh and Stuart Mitchell.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Saturday 14th November 2015

No story is safe as host Des Clarke is joined by Alun Cochrane, Stuart Mitchell, Raymond Mearns and journalist Martel Maxwell.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 20th November 2015

Host Des Clarke is joined by Phill Jupitus, Chitra Ramaswamy, Susan Calman and Alistair Barrie.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 27th November 2015

Des Clarke is joined by comedians Juliet Meyers, Mark Nelson, Jay Lafferty and Observer columnist Kevin McKenna for a skewed review of the week's biggest news stories.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 4th December 2015

Susan Calman takes on hosting duties and is joined by comedians Angela Barnes, Eleanor Morton and Keir McAllister plus journalist Libby Brooks.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 11th December 2015

Des Clarke breaks the week's news with help from comedians Andrew Maxwell, Mark Nelson and Stuart Mitchell, plus author Val McDermid.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 18th December 2015

Taking a satirical view of this week's headlines are broadcaster Kirsty Wark and comedians Phill Jupitus, Fred MacAulay and Keir McAllister.

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Highlights Special: 2015 Highlights

First broadcast: Saturday 26th December 2015

A compilation of best moments from BBC Radio Scotland's topical panel show as Des Clarke takes a look back at the year's news.

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