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 3 - Rules

The last episode takes a humorous look at the importance of attempting to put in place some basic rules while raising your little ones, from sticking to a routine to instilling discipline.

Further details

The last episode takes a humorous look at the importance of attempting to put in place some basic rules while raising your little ones, from sticking to a routine to instilling discipline.

Sally Phillips talks us through behaviour charts, Frankie Boyle discusses appropriate viewing, Shappi Khorsandi describes the shame of public tantrums and Carrie Fisher slates unrealistic TV families.

Meanwhile, Lauren Laverne bemoans fussy eaters, Grace Dent reminisces about the good old days of 1970s parents and comedian Paul Chowdhry is left in charge of a nine-year-old girl's birthday party. What could possibly go wrong?

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 16th February 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ashley Jensen Narrator
Guest cast
Rosie Ramsey Guest
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
Jamelia Self
Shappi Khorsandi Self
Frankie Boyle Self
Jo Dyer Self
Sunnie Dyer Self
Andrew Flintoff (as Freddie Flintoff) Self
Sarah Beeny Self
Paul Chowdhry Self
Téja Wallen Self
Tiani Byfield Self
Renee Mellor Self
Jayden Mellor 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
Simon Weekes Producer
Luke Ellis Editor
Marie Straker Editor
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