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

Breaking The News

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Scotland / BBC Two Scotland
  • 2018 - 2021
  • 24 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 9

Des Clarke hosts the topical comedy news show, quizzing Lucy Porter, Hugo Rifkind, Mark Nelson and Elaine Malcolmson about the week's events in Scotland and across the UK.

Broadcast details

Friday 26th April 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 28th April 2019 11:00pm BBC Scotland
Monday 19th August 2019 11:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mark Nelson Guest
Elaine Malcolmson Guest
Lucy Porter Guest
Hugo Rifkind 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)
Ross Craig Writer
Adam Miller Writer (Additional Material)
Rosanna Wood Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Ballard (as Christopher Ballard) Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Tindall 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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