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 26, Episode 1

Des Clarke returns to hsot the satirical panel show, with guests Ria Lina, Gareth Waugh, Susan Riddell & Elliot Steel. This week they look at the Labour Party conference, the hosting of Euro 2028, Aberdeen University graduations, the return of Big Brother, marathon runner Kelvin Kiptum and Justin Timberlake's connection to Aberdeen.

Broadcast details

Friday 13th October 2023
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes
  • Thursday 12th October 2023, 14:00 at Summerhall (Edinburgh)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 14th October 2023 11:30am Radio Scot


Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Gareth Waugh Guest
Susan Riddell Guest
Ria Lina Guest
Elliot Steel Guest
Writing team
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material)
Jade Gebbie Writer (Additional Material)
Nathan Cowley Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Buchanan Writer (Additional Material)
Owen Pullar Writer (Additional Material)
Elaine Malcolmson Writer
Phil O'Shea Writer (Additional Material)
David Nuttall Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Marinko Writer (Additional Material)
Amy Rich Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Chris Quilietti Producer

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