Parental Guidance. Image shows from L to R: Roshan Parera (Romesh Ranganathan), Kate Parera (Amanda Abbington). Copyright: BBC.

Parental Guidance

BBC Radio 2 sitcom starring Romesh Ranganathan. 1 pilot in 2017. Stars Romesh Ranganathan, Amanda Abbington, Meera Syal, Oliver Maltman and others.

Parental Guidance. Image shows from L to R: Roshan Parera (Romesh Ranganathan), Kate Parera (Amanda Abbington). Copyright: BBC.

Parental Guidance

Family-based sitcom pilot starring Romesh Ranganathan

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2017
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Romesh Ranganathan, Amanda Abbington, Meera Syal, Oliver Maltman, Daniel Ings and Ellie Taylor
Writer
Max Davis
Producer
Sam Michell

Parental Guidance is set around the lives of Roshan and Kate Parera. They live in Crawley, Sussex, with their two children, Emma and Lewis. Roshan is a cost-benefits analyst for the airline industry, Kate is stay-at-home mum.

Roshan's overbearing mother, Anusha, lives nearby and is still disappointed that Roshan picked Kate and not a nice Sri Lankan girl to marry. Roshan's neighbour and friend Neil is an air steward and often gives Roshan sanctuary in his shed whenever he needs a safe space.

This pilot episode sees Kate and Roshan going to their school reunion where Kate is keen to show off her happy family life, and Roshan is not keen to meet Steve Johnson, the bully who terrorised him during his schooldays...

Production Details

Part of

Radio 2's Comedy Showcase

Production company
Also known as
  • Romesh (Working title)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 13th March 2017 on BBC Radio 2 at 10:30pm
Episode length
30 minutes
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