BBC releases dates for Glasgow Breaking the News show with Des Clarke for free

The award-winning comedy show Breaking the News will be presented to live audiences in Glasgow this month, with free tickets up for grabs.

Hosted by comedian Des Clarke, the BBC Radio Scotland program invites a mix of the UK’s top comedians, journalists and emerging talent to take a satirical look at the week’s news from Scotland and around the world.

And you can claim free tickets on the BBC Scotland website to be entered into a ballot on a first-come, first-served basis.

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The show travels to Glasgow on Thursdays February 17, March 3, March 10 and March 17 at the wheelchair-accessible Drygate Brewery.

How can I register for tickets?

Tickets for this show are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. This way, when the organizers receive your ticket request, your details are added to the list of candidates.

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Tickets are usually shipped approximately three weeks prior to the taping date.

How will I know if I passed the ballot?

All eligible requests are allocated tickets in the order in which they are received, subject to the maximum number of tickets available.

If successful, you will be notified by SMS and your e-ticket(s) will be sent to your email address.

If unsuccessful, you will be kept on the waiting list in case someone cancels their tickets.

What should I bring to the show?

Members of the public are asked to follow the specific instructions given regarding additional Covid measures and face coverings.

The BBC is asking people not to attend the show if they start to develop any of the symptoms of coronavirus or if they have come into close contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19.

Each guest must bring an original approved photo ID, with the list of approved ID cards here.

A negative COVID-19 LFT result (obtained within 24 hours of attending the event) from a UK government-approved testing provider (either via home kit or testing centre) must be displayed by e-mail or SMS.