Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC
Breaking The News

Breaking The News

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Scotland / BBC Two Scotland
  • 2018 - 2023
  • 27 episodes (2 series)

TV version of Radio Scotland's topical panel show, hosted by Des Clarke. Also features Jim Smith.

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Series 1, Episode 1

Des Clarke hosts the first TV - and 12th radio - series of Breaking The News. Susan Calman, Rory Bremner, Tiffany Stevenson and Stuart Mitchell are the panellists for the first show.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st March 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 3rd March 2019 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Monday 24th June 2019 11:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rory Bremner Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Tiffany Stevenson Guest
Stuart Mitchell Guest
Writing team
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material)
Max Davis Writer
Will Cooper Writer (Additional Material)
Craig Stewart Ferguson Writer (Additional Material)
Adam Miller Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Donald Macinnes Director
David Flynn (as Dave Flynn) Producer
Lauren Mackay Producer
David Staite Executive Producer
Gillian McNeil Edit Producer
Kirsty Biedul Editor
Michael Garden Editor
George Miller Production Designer

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