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 6, Episode 10

Raymond Mearns, Val McDermid, Al Barrie and Jay Lafferty talk about politicians on the campaign trail; Donald Trump's first 100 days; Tom Hardy laying down some vigilante justice; and is Le Pen mightier than Le Sword?

Broadcast details

Friday 28th April 2017
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes
  • Thursday 27th April 2017, 19:00 at Summerhall (Edinburgh)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 29th April 2017 11:00am Radio Scot

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jay Lafferty Guest
Raymond Mearns Guest
Alistair Barrie Guest
Val McDermid Guest
Writing team
Max Davis Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Flynn Producer
Paul Carlin Producer

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