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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

Catriona Shearer, Jo Caulfield, Raymond Mearns and Marc Jennings join host Des Clarke for the topical comedy news quiz taking a satirical swipe at the week's news.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th March 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jo Caulfield Guest
Catriona Shearer Guest
Raymond Mearns Guest
Marc Jennings Guest
Writing team
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Christopher Stanners Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material)
Allan Miller Writer
Innes McQuillin Writer (Additional Material)
Adam Miller Writer (Additional Material)
John McGlade Writer (Additional Material)
Susanne Cassidy Writer (Additional Material)
Gregor Paton 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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