Pramface. Image shows from L to R: Janet Derbyshire (Anna Chancellor), Alan Derbyshire (Angus Deayton), Laura Derbyshire (Scarlett Alice Johnson), Jamie Prince (Sean Michael Verey), Keith Prince (Ben Crompton), Sandra Prince (Bronagh Gallagher).


BBC Three sitcom about teenage parents. 19 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars Sean Michael Verey, Scarlett Alice Johnson, Dylan Edwards, Yasmin Paige and others.

Series 3, Episode 4 - Ignore The Monkey

Laura confronts Jamie's new girlfriend, but discovers Isabel is no pushover. Meanwhile, Danielle is in a dilemma about dating her tutor, and Beth enlists Mike's help to rebuff a female admirer.

Further details

Pramface. Image shows from L to R: Beth Mitchell (Yasmin Paige), Poppy (Sydney Rae White). Copyright: BBC / Little Comet.

Jamie's been seeing Isabel for a few weeks, and is enjoying having some carefree fun for once. Laura is hurt and shocked to discover he's in a new relationship, and can't believe Jamie's been so easily manipulated.

Jamie, however, doesn't see it that way. In fact he's happy to finally be in a relationship with a girl who's really into him and not blowing hot and cold all the time. Laura realises she may have finally lost him.

Meanwhile, Beth finds it hard to shake off a lesbian admirer, Poppy. Worried she's led Poppy on, and too PC to rebuff her directly, Beth consults Mike on the best way to alienate women - after all, he's an expert. Mike coaches Beth, Cyrano de Bergerac-style, on how to get dumped.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 18th March 2014
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sean Michael Verey Jamie Prince
Scarlett Alice Johnson Laura Derbyshire
Dylan Edwards Mike Fenton
Yasmin Paige Beth Mitchell
Emer Kenny Danielle Reeves
Miranda Hennessy Isabel
Guest cast
Tim Plester Nigel (Café Owner)
Sydney Rae White Poppy
Writing team
Chris Reddy Writer
Production team
Natalie Bailey Director
Catherine Gosling Fuller Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Lucy Robinson Executive Producer


Go straight to the organ grinder

Danielle's plan for both of them to drown Laura's sorrows goes awry.

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Featuring: Scarlett Alice Johnson (Laura Derbyshire), Emer Kenny (Danielle Reeves).

What are you doing here?

Mike makes a big impression with Beth's new hip friends.

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Featuring: Sydney Rae White (Poppy), Dylan Edwards (Mike Fenton), Yasmin Paige (Beth Mitchell).


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