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Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 173 episodes (17 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

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Series 3

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 11th March 2016

Join host Des Clarke and guest comedians Andrew Maxwell, Alistair Barrie and Gareth Waugh plus journalist Anna Burnside for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 18th March 2016

Join host Des Clarke and comedians Rory Bremner, Keir McAllister and Fern Brady plus journalist Martel Maxwell for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 25th March 2016

Topical comedy panel show with host Des Clarke and guests comedians Angela Barnes, Karen Dunbar and Julia Sutherland and author Louise Welsh.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 1st April 2016

Des Clarke is joined by comedians Raymond Mearns, Stuart Mitchell and Kai Humphries and journalist Chitra Ramaswamy for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 8th April 2016

Host Des Clarke is joined by comedians Pippa Evans, Keir McAllister and Susan Morrison and journalist Hugo Rifkind for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 15th April 2016

Host Des Clarke is joined by comedians Fred MacAulay, Jay Lafferty and Tez Ilyas and bestselling crime writer Val McDermid for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 22nd April 2016

Des Clarke is joined by John Moloney, Janey Godley, Stuart Mitchell and journalist Alex Bell to take a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 29th April 2016

Des Clarke is joined by Alistair Barrie, Elaine Malcolmson, Nathan Byrne and Fiona Ross for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 7th May 2016

Des Clarke is joined by Keir McAllister, Eleanor Morton, Jake Yapp and journalist Alex Bell to look back at the election results, pandas and more.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 13th May 2016

Des Clarke is joined by comedians Tiffany Stevenson, Jay Lafferty and Bruce Morton and journalist Chitra Ramaswamy for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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