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

Breaking The News

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Scotland / BBC Two Scotland
  • 2018 - 2024
  • 28 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 2, Episode 1

Des Clarke hosts the topical comedy news show, quizzing panellists Jim Smith, Jo Caulfield, Stuart Mitchell and Jennifer Reoch about the week's events in Scotland and across the UK.


This is linked to Series 14, Episode 2 of the radio version.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th October 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 28th October 2019 11:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Jim Smith Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Stuart Mitchell Guest
Jo Caulfield Guest
Jennifer Reoch 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)
Alice Gregg Writer
Tom Worsley Writer (Additional Material)
Adam Miller Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material)
Susanne Cassidy Writer (Additional Material)
David Weir Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Donald Macinnes Director
David Flynn (as Dave Flynn) Series Producer
Stephen Hollywood Producer
Graham Mitchell Executive Producer
Kirsty Biedul Editor
Nick Carroll Editor
George Miller Production Designer

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