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Broken News is a comedy programme shown on BBC Two in late 2005. The show poked fun at the world of 24-hour rolling news channels. The title of the show is a play on the phrase "breaking news". It had six thirty-minute episodes. read more

Broken News is a comedy programme shown on BBC Two in late 2005. The show poked fun at the world of 24-hour rolling news channels. The title of the show is a play on the phrase "breaking news". It had six thirty-minute episodes. Having previously worked on programmes such as People Like Us and The Sunday Format, the show's production team worked closely with writer and director John Morton.

Original Release

10/20/2005 on BBC

Cast

Max Digby Andrew Adams
Claudia Christian Julia Regan - IBS
Pip Torrens Sam French - Bullet Points Presenter
Roderic Culver Richard Harbinger (PVS -- Network Reporter)
Sharon Horgan Katie Tate - ESN
Philip Brodie Colin Kay - So News
Preeya Kalidas Anita Ratchathani
Melissa Lloyd Sam Graham - Bullet Points Presenter
Simon Scardifield Nick Andrews - Look Out East Network Reporter
Sarah Hadland Claire - Traffic Reports
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Tomato Flu Monday, 31 October 2005
2 Missing Island
3 Half Way There Day Monday, 21 November 2005
4 Crime Monday, 14 November 2005
5 Bolivian Crisis
6 Hijack Monday, 05 December 2005

Directors

John Morton

Creators

Tony Roche, John Morton

Cast

Max Digby Andrew Adams
Claudia Christian Julia Regan - IBS
Pip Torrens Sam French - Bullet Points Presenter
Roderic Culver Richard Harbinger (PVS -- Network Reporter)
Sharon Horgan Katie Tate - ESN
Philip Brodie Colin Kay - So News
Preeya Kalidas Anita Ratchathani
Melissa Lloyd Sam Graham - Bullet Points Presenter
Simon Scardifield Nick Andrews - Look Out East Network Reporter
Sarah Hadland Claire - Traffic Reports
Phil Nice Russ - Look Out East
Robin Weaver Penny Watson - Look Out East Network Reporter
Phil Nichol Josh Cashman - So News
Duncan Duff Richard Pritchard - ESN
Roger Barclay Mitchell Oatis - Aronovitz
Carli Norris Sarah Holt - Look Out East
James Howard Kevin Peters
Lucy Porter Claudia Van Sant - So News
Lauren Ward Alecia - IBS
Joanna Bobin Natalie Gosling - Go Sports

Producers

Editors

Adam Bokey

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