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.

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Series 2, Episode 5

Des Clarke presents the topical comedy news review show that takes a satirical slant on the week's headlines, with panellists Neil Delamere, Marjolein Robertson, Sara Barron and Jim Smith.


This is linked to Series 14, Episode 6 of the radio version.

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd November 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Jim Smith Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Neil Delamere Guest
Marjolein Robertson Guest
Sara Barron Guest
Writing team
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Major Writer
Susanne Cassidy Writer (Additional Material)
Rosanna Wood Writer (Additional Material)
Ryan Grant Writer (Additional Material)
John Rands Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Redfern Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Donald Macinnes Director
David Flynn (as Dave Flynn) Series Producer
Stephen Hollywood Producer
Graham Mitchell Executive Producer

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