Britain's Best Parent?

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We see footage of the children on their days out, and the parents explain the philosophy behind their practices. A studio audience (of parents, no children) asks questions of the parents.
We see footage of the children on their days out, and the parents explain the philosophy behind their practices. A studio audience (of parents, no children) asks questions of the parents.
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At the end of each episode, there's a poll amongst the audience, apparently confirming the prejudices they came into the studio. The winning parents come back for the end-of-series final.
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At the end of each episode, there's a poll amongst the audience, apparently confirming the prejudices they came into the studio with. The winning parents come back for the end-of-series final.
According to Channel 4, "the series will explore all aspects of child-parent relationships, from dietary requirements and sleep regimes, to social media access and discipline."
According to Channel 4, "the series will explore all aspects of child-parent relationships, from dietary requirements and sleep regimes, to social media access and discipline."
According to Patrick Freyne in the ''Irish Times'', "there’s the fact that entering ''Britain's Best Parent?'' should probably be grounds for disqualification from ''Britain's Best Parent?'' What parent is so sure of themselves? Surely they don’t know yet."
According to Patrick Freyne in the ''Irish Times'', "there’s the fact that entering ''Britain's Best Parent?'' should probably be grounds for disqualification from ''Britain's Best Parent?'' What parent is so sure of themselves? Surely they don’t know yet."
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== See also ==
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[[It Pays to Behave]], another childcare game show which aired not long after.
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Current revision as of 21:43, 4 January 2021

Contents

Host

Anita Rani

Broadcast

Monkey for Channel 4, 28 May to 25 June 2020 (5 episodes in 1 series)

Synopsis

Three sets of parents look after each other's children for a day. All of the families have clear parenting styles: in the opening episode, labelled as "lazy", "Eastern-influenced", and "genderfluid".

We see footage of the children on their days out, and the parents explain the philosophy behind their practices. A studio audience (of parents, no children) asks questions of the parents.

At the end of each episode, there's a poll amongst the audience, apparently confirming the prejudices they came into the studio with. The winning parents come back for the end-of-series final.

According to Channel 4, "the series will explore all aspects of child-parent relationships, from dietary requirements and sleep regimes, to social media access and discipline."

According to Patrick Freyne in the Irish Times, "there’s the fact that entering Britain's Best Parent? should probably be grounds for disqualification from Britain's Best Parent? What parent is so sure of themselves? Surely they don’t know yet."

See also

It Pays to Behave, another childcare game show which aired not long after.

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