Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 172 episodes (17 series), 2015 - 2020. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

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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.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th November 2016
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Keir McAllister Guest
Chitra Ramaswamy Guest
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Guest
Erich McElroy Guest
Writing team
Ross Craig (as Ross 'Teddy' Craig) Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Fynn (as David Flynn) Producer
Amy Ferguson Producer

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