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
Kate Staples Series Producer
Karl Warner Executive Producer
Meredith Chambers Executive Producer

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