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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Dave Johns, Hannah McGill, Raymond Mearns and Ashley Storrie try to answer questions such as 'Should Theresa May call a snap general election?'; 'Is your TV spying on you?'; and 'Why are people so upset about double cream in spaghetti bolognese?'

Broadcast details

Friday 10th March 2017
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Raymond Mearns Guest
Ashley Storrie Guest
Dave Johns Guest
Hannah McGill Guest
Writing team
Steven Dick Writer
Production team
David Fynn (as David Flynn) Producer
Paul Carlin Producer

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