Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Radio Scotland panel show about the news. 206 episodes (20 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

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Series 9

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 23rd February 2018

Lloyd Langford, Janey Godley, Susan Riddell and Chris Brookmyre are the guests.


2. Episode Two

Never broadcast

Neil Delamere, Ashley Storrie, Hannah McGill and Raymond Mearns take a look at the news. This episode was never made, as the episode recording was cancelled due to heavy snow.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 9th March 2018

Susan Calman, Alistair Barrie, Jay Lafferty and Alex Bell join Des.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 16th March 2018

Val McDermid, Elaine Malcolmson, Ahir Shah and Stuart Mitchell are the panel.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 23rd March 2018

Fred MacAulay, Fern Brady, Libby Brooks and John Moloney are on the show.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 30th March 2018

Des is joined by Raymond Mearns, Jay Lafferty, Rachel McCormack and Jim Smith.


7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 6th April 2018

Geoff Norcott, Ashley Storrie, Marianne Taylor and Jamie Macdonald are on the show.


8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 13th April 2018

This week's show features Tiffany Stevenson, Raymond Mearns, Aaron Gillies and Hannah McGill.


9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Friday 20th April 2018

Janey Godley, Danielle Ward, Stuart Mitchell and Hugo Rifkind guest.


10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Friday 27th April 2018

Nick Doody, Elaine Malcolmson, Louise Welsh and Marc Jennings guest star.