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 6

Des Clarke and guests Val McDermid, Janey Godley, Alistair Barrie and Lewis Macleod take a satirical swipe at the week's news in Scotland, across the UK and around the world.

Broadcast details

Friday 5th April 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 7th April 2019 10:30pm BBC Scotland
Monday 29th July 2019 11:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Janey Godley Guest
Alistair Barrie Guest
Val McDermid Guest
Lewis Macleod Guest
Writing team
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material)
Steven Dick Writer
Rosanna Wood Writer (Additional Material)
Sarah Coddington Writer (Additional Material)
Cameron Loxdale Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Donald Macinnes Director
David Flynn (as Dave Flynn) Producer
Lauren Mackay Producer
David Staite Executive Producer
Chris Hulme Edit Producer
Kirsty Biedul Editor
Michael Garden Editor
George Miller Production Designer

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