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 3

Des Clarke hosts the topical comedy news quiz from Bathgate, with Ahir Shah, Janey Godley, Mark Nelson and Kaye Adams taking a satirical swipe at the week's news.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th March 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 17th March 2019 11:30pm BBC Scotland
Monday 8th July 2019 11:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ahir Shah Guest
Kaye Adams Guest
Mark Nelson Guest
Janey Godley Guest
Writing team
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Christopher Stanners Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Neil Bratchpiece Writer
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Douch Writer (Additional Material)
John McGlade Writer (Additional Material)
Edward DeCesare Writer (Additional Material)
Jay Lafferty 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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