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 5 - Fight Night

Wrestling fever hits town as US legend the Ballista prepares for a one-off bout in Pilbury.

Further details

Wrestling fever hits town as American legend the Ballista prepares for a one-off bout in Pilbury. Local reporter Digby Digworth is sent to get a knockout interview but gets more than he bargained for when he ends up in the ring facing world-famous wrestler the Biter.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th January 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 4th December 2012 11:00am CBBC
Monday 4th March 2013 10:50am CBBC
Thursday 13th June 2013 11:00am CBBC
Monday 14th 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
Tim Faraday The Ballista
Gabrielle Downey Maureen
Sergio Dondi Referee
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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