Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC Studios
Breaking The News

Breaking The News

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio Scotland
  • 2015 - 2024
  • 281 episodes (27 series)

Topical panel show hosted by Des Clarke for BBC Radio Scotland. Also features Jim Smith.

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Series 25, Episode 8

This week from the Edinburgh Festival, Des and guests Susie McCabe, Marcus Brigstocke, Susan Riddell & Connor Burns take a look at spending by civil servants in Scotland, a return to the office after the pandemic, how many steps you should do in a day, wedding drama in the US, Liz Truss and a new search for the Loch Ness Monster.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th August 2023
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes
  • Thursday 10th August 2023, 16:30 at Dynamic Earth


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 12th August 2023 11:30am Radio Scot


Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Susie McCabe Guest
Susan Riddell Guest
Marcus Brigstocke Guest
Connor Burns Guest
Writing team
Chris Ballard Writer (Additional Material)
Garth ApThomas Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Jevons Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Buchanan Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Beale Writer (Additional Material)
Jennifer Walker Writer
Patrick Cowling Writer (Additional Material)
Gavin Webb Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Chris Quilietti Producer

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