Breaking The News. Des Clarke. Copyright: BBC.

Breaking The News

BBC Scotland and BBC Two Scotland panel show hosted by Des Clarke. 21 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2018 - 2021. Stars Des Clarke and Jim Smith.

Series 1, Episode 7

Comedians Athena Kugblenu, Susie McCabe and Ray Bradshaw, and award-winning crime-writer Christopher Brookmyre compete in the topical comedy news quiz.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th April 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ray Bradshaw Guest
Christopher Brookmyre Guest
Athena Kugblenu Guest
Susie McCabe 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)
Alice Gregg Writer
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Douch Writer (Additional Material)
Gregor Paton Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Ballard (as Christopher Ballard) Writer (Additional Material)
Ryan Grant Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Smyth Writer (Additional Material)
Dana Sutherland Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Donald Macinnes Director
David Flynn (as Dave Flynn) Producer
Lauren Mackay Producer
David Staite Executive Producer

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