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

Parenting For Idiots

Channel 4 factual about parenting. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Features Ashley Jensen.

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


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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
    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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