Des Clarke

Des Clarke

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Scottish Comedian

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Capital Scotland’s breakfast co-host has also fronted the topical BBC show, Breaking the News. In cabaret the one-time sports reporter comes up with a stream of half-formed sentences, stupendous one-liners and spine-tingling wordplay.


Des Clarke is a successful young Scottish comedian and a popular, Sony Radio Award winning presenter. He has appeared as host, performer and guest on a raft of sport, lifestyle and entertainment shows.

Onstage Des combines cleverness with childlike energy and infectious enthusiasm, appealing to any audience. He has won awards from the BBC, Channel 4 and the Daily Telegraph, and received a Sony for his part in the North by North North sketch show.

Des’ big break came as co-host on SM:TV Live. Since then he has fronted the MTV Europe Awards and Children in Need. He presents Des Clarke’s Friday Feeling on BBC Radio Scotland, offers a comic take on the week’s sport on 5 Live, fronts BBC Scotland’s Children in Need coverage, and writes an occasional column for the Daily Record.

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