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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2021 Specials - Breaking The Year

Des Clarke, Jim Smith and guests Susie McCabe, Neil Delamere and Susan Riddell take a wry look back at the biggest stories and events of the year, from the end of lockdown to the rebirth of Scotland as a footballing force.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 29th December 2021
BBC Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 31st December 2021 10:00pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Des Clarke Host / Presenter
Jim Smith Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Catriona Shearer Guest
Raymond Mearns Guest
Susie McCabe Guest
Robert Florence (as Rab Florence) Self
Nathan Evans Self
Writing team
Stuart Cooper (as Stu Cooper) Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Gregg Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Mawhinney Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Sweryt Writer (Additional Material)
Stephen Holford Writer (Additional Material)
Laura Major Writer
Sean Fee Writer (Additional Material)
Rebecca Bain Writer (Additional Material)
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer (Additional Material)
Duncan Ladkin Writer (Additional Material)
Vincent Lynch Writer (Additional Material)
Jennifer Walker Writer (Additional Material)
Keiron Nicholson Script Editor
Production team
Donald Macinnes Director
David Flynn (as Dave Flynn) Series Producer
Lauren Mackay Producer
David Staite Executive Producer
Kenny Park Editor
George Miller Production Designer
Gavin Smith Commissioning Editor

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