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

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    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
    Tom Vinnicombe VT Director
    Kate Staples Series Producer
    Karl Warner Executive Producer
    Meredith Chambers Executive Producer
    Simon Weekes Producer
    Luke Ellis Editor
    Marie Straker Editor
    Julian Caidan VT Editor
    Jon Kassell Director of Photography
    Deborah Cantor Costume Designer
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