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 2, Episode 7

Host Des Clarke is in Glasgow, inviting guests Janey Godley, Maisie Adam, Jamie MacDonald and Jim Smith, to 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 8 of the radio version.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th December 2019
BBC Scotland
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Jim Smith Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Janey Godley Guest
Jamie MacDonald Guest
Maisie Adam Guest
Writing team
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Christopher Stanners Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Neil Bratchpiece Writer
Edward DeCesare Writer (Additional Material)
Rosanna Wood Writer (Additional Material)
John Rands Writer (Additional Material)
Darryl Buchanan Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic McGladdery 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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