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Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 140 episodes (14 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

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Series 5

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 21st October 2016

Des Clarke is joined by comedians Neil Delamere, Raymond Mearns and Fern Brady plus journalist Katie Grant for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 28th October 2016

Des Clarke is joined by comedians Janey Godley, Dane Baptiste and Jay Lafferty plus journalist Hugo Rifkind for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 4th November 2016

Des Clarke is joined by author Christopher Brookmyre and comedians Susan Calman, Stuart Mitchell and Wendy Wason.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 11th November 2016

Des Clarke is joined by comedians Grainne Maguire, Erich McElroy and Keir McAllister, and journalist Chitra Ramaswamy. This week's show follows the result of the hotly contested US election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 18th November 2016

Des Clarke, comedians Zoe Lyons, Jay Lafferty and Keiron Nicholson and journalist Alex Bell take a satirical swipe at this week's big news.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 25th November 2016

Des Clarke is joined by comedians Raymond Mearns, Tiffany Stevenson and Ashley Storrie plus journalist Alex Massie for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 2nd December 2016

Susan Calman is joined by comedians Rory Bremner, Stuart Mitchell, Elaine Malcolmson and columnist Clare Johnston for a satirical swipe at the week's big news.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 9th December 2016

Joining Des this week are Felicity Ward, Alan Bissett, Janey Godley and Kerry Godliman.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 16th December 2016

Des is joined this week by Angela Barnes, Louise Welsh, Fred MacAulay and Neil Delamere.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 23rd December 2016

Des this week is joined by Elaine Malcolmson, Ayesha Hazarika, Keir McAllister and Neil Bratchpiece.

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