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 2 - Fun

The second episode takes a humorous look at the various ways parents attempt to ensure their children have fun, from arts and crafts to clubs and hobbies and the big day out.

Further details

The second episode takes a humorous look at the various ways parents attempt to ensure their children have fun, from arts and crafts to clubs and hobbies and the big day out.

Lauren Laverne explains how to sensitively throw away children's artwork, Danny Dyer describes the difficulties of building a doll's house, Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff discusses netball practice, Jonathan Ross relates a trip to a soft-play centre, and find out just why Chris Ramsey's baby had such an unenjoyable holiday.

Meanwhile, Janet Street-Porter takes two under-fives for a day out.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 9th February 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
65 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
Shappi Khorsandi Self
Frankie Boyle Self
Andrew Flintoff (as Freddie Flintoff) Self
Sarah Beeny Self
Janet Street-Porter 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
Luke Ellis Editor
Marie Straker Editor
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