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.

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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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 9th December 2019 11:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

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)
Richie Rands (as John Rands) Writer (Additional Material)
Daryll 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
Kirsty Biedul Editor
Nick Carroll Editor
George Miller Production Designer

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