Parenting For Idiots. Image shows from L to R: Jonathan Ross, Jamie Laing, Lauren Laverne, Chris Ramsey
Parenting For Idiots

Parenting For Idiots

  • TV factual
  • Channel 4
  • 2017
  • 3 episodes (1 series)

Comic show about children and parenting. Features Ashley Jensen.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Chaos

In the first episode, the celebrities talk about the sheer chaos of parenthood.


This episode is dedicated in memory to Carrie Fisher.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd February 2017
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 4th February 2017 1:00am 4seven
Saturday 4th February 2017 11:05pm 4seven
Tuesday 7th February 2017 12:10am C4
Wednesday 8th February 2017 12:05am 4seven
Sunday 18th June 2017 10:05pm More4
Tuesday 3rd October 2017 11:25pm C4
Friday 6th October 2017 2:00am 4seven
Sunday 8th October 2017 12:05am 4seven

Cast & crew

Ashley Jensen Narrator
Guest cast
Stephen Mangan Self
Holly Walsh Self
Chris Ramsey Self
Danny Dyer Self
Will Mellor Self
Lauren Laverne Self
Katherine Ryan Self
Sally Phillips Self
Grace Dent Self
Carrie Fisher Self
Adil Ray Self
Jonathan Ross Self
Jamie Laing Self
Mark-Francis Vandelli Self
Jamelia Self
Shaparak Khorsandi (as Shappi Khorsandi) Self
Frankie Boyle Self
Jo Dyer Self
Sunnie Dyer Self
Nancy Sorrell (as Nancy Moir) Self
Vic Reeves (as Jim Moir) Self
Andrew Flintoff (as Freddie Flintoff) Self
Sarah Beeny Self
Writing team
Richard Easter Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Tom Vinnicombe VT Director
Kate Staples Series Producer
Karl Warner Executive Producer
Meredith Chambers Executive Producer
Luke Ellis Editor
Marie Straker Editor
Julian Caidan VT Editor
Jon Kassell Director of Photography
Deborah Cantor Costume Designer

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