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 9

This week from the Edinburgh Festival, Des is joined by Val McDermid, Ed Byrne, Olga Koch & Stuart Mitchell.

Broadcast details

Friday 18th August 2023
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes
  • Thursday 17th August 2023, 14:30 at Dynamic Earth


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th August 2023 11:30am Radio Scot


Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Stuart Mitchell Guest
Val McDermid Guest
Ed Byrne Guest
Olga Koch Guest
Writing team
Neil Bratchpiece Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Ballard Writer (Additional Material)
Christopher Stanners Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic McGladdery Writer (Additional Material)
Garth ApThomas Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Jevons Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Buchanan Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Riley Writer (Additional Material)
Gavin Webb Writer (Additional Material)
Ali Panting Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Chris Quilietti Producer

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