Scoop. Digby Digworth (Shaun Williamson). Copyright: BBC

Scoop (2009)

  • TV comedy drama
  • CBBC / BBC One
  • 2009 - 2011
  • 39 episodes (3 series)

Childrens' comedy series starring Shaun Williamson as Digby Digworth, the inept journalist of a local newspaper, The Pilbury Post. Stars Shaun Williamson, Mark Benton, Andy Heath and Phil Fletcher.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Out Of This World

Digby tries to launch Hacker into orbit for a competition, and they encounter an alien.

Further details

Digby Digworth wants to launch Hacker into orbit to try and win a space-themed photo competition. Hacker only agrees as the top prize is a year's supply of pizza!

The rocket-propelled mission attracts the attention of a pizza-loving alien, but can Digby get the ultimate shot of extraterrestrial life?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 6th January 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 25th May 2012 11:00am CBBC
Thursday 29th November 2012 11:00am CBBC
Wednesday 27th February 2013 10:55am CBBC
Monday 10th June 2013 11:00am CBBC
Wednesday 9th October 2013 1:05pm CBBC

Cast & crew

Shaun Williamson Digby Digworth
Mark Benton Max de Lacey
Guest cast
Simon Ludders Sid The Source
Sam Stockman Simon
Miles Barrow Newspaper boy
Nick Wilton Paolo
Samantha Dodd Alien
Jordan Greens Carl
Andy Heath Hacker (Voice)
Writing team
Martin Hughes Writer
Production team
Sasha Ransome Director
Jonathan Brown Producer
Steven Andrew Executive Producer
Michelle Turkington Editor
Richard Hornsby Production Designer
Chris Banks Composer
Darren Loveday Composer

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