Follows the daily chaos of family life with two parents and three young children locked in an unequal contest. Containing strong elements of improvisation (the adults have a script but the children mostly improvise), this comedy is an honest portrayal of the well meaning parental incompetence that happens in most homes, as Mum and Dad attempt to raise their kids with the minimum of emotional damage for all concerned.
From the creators of Drop the Dead Donkey (Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin).
Awards: Nominated for 2011 Broadcast Award (Best Comedy Programme), 2011 National Television Awards (Best Comedy Programme), 2010 Broadcast Award (Best Comedy), 2010 TRIC Awards (Best TV Entertainment Programme), 2009 British Comedy Awards (Best Comedy, Best Sitcom, Best Female Newcomer), 2009 Writers Guild Award (Television Comedy), 2008 RTS Award (Best Scripted Comedy Award)
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|Episodes:||Series 1 (6 x 1/2 hr), Series 2 (7 x 1/2 hr), Series 3 (7 x 1/2 hr), Series 4 (7 x 1/2 hr), Series 5 (1 x 40 min Xmas Special + 6 x 1/2 hr) Total: 31 x 1/2 hr + 3 x 40 min|
|Starring:||Hugh Dennis, Claire Skinner, Tyger Drew-Honey, Daniel Roche, Ramona Marquez, Samantha Bond and David Ryall|
|Writers:||Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin|