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 2, Episode 4

Host Des Clarke and special guests Judy Murray, Susie McCabe, Ray Bradshaw and Jim Smith take a satirical swipe at the week's news in Scotland, across the UK and around the world.


This is linked to Series 14, Episode 5 of the radio version.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th November 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 18th November 2019 11:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Jim Smith Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Ray Bradshaw Guest
Susie McCabe Guest
Judy Murray 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)
Ross Craig Writer
Simon Paul Miller (as Simon Miller) Writer (Additional Material)
Richie Rands (as John Rands) Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Redfern Writer (Additional Material)
Alex MJ Smith Writer (Additional Material)
Jules Garnett Writer (Additional Material)
Brad Holcombe Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Donald Macinnes Director
David Flynn (as Dave Flynn) Series Producer
Stephen Hollywood Producer
David Staite Executive Producer
Nick Carroll Editor
Jennifer Robertson Editor
George Miller Production Designer
Gavin Smith Commissioning Editor

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