The Scummy Mummies

"Hilarious" - Broadway Baby"Gregarious and likeably straight-talking" - The Telegraph"Worryingly competent" - Radio 4's Jane Garvey"Utterly brilliant" - Camp BestivalComedians Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson met on the stand-up circuit. They bonded after discovering their sons were born 11 days apart, with the help of the same midwife. Together they host The Scummy Mummies Podcast, which launched in July 2013. It was an instant hit, going straight to number one on the iTunes Kids & Family chart. Since then the show has been featured by The Telegraph, and recommended by Woman's Hour as one of the best podcasts of 2016. It has listeners in over a hundred countries and has featured parenting experts and celebrities such as Annabel Karmel, Sandi Toksvig, David Baddiel, Sally Phillips, Kathy Lette, Stacey Solomon, Miles Jupp and Cherry Healey.The Scummy Mummies also perform a live comedy show that celebrates the scummier side of parenting with sketches, songs, and top quality boob jokes. They have performed all around the country and are favourites with mums' groups, school PTAs, and festivals, including a regular spot at Camp Bestival. They produce a hit blog, and have written for Glamour and Kin. They have hosted events for English Heritage, Penguin Books, and Croydon Council. TV and radio appearances include Woman's HourSky NewsBBC World Service, and BBC London. Ellie is currently appearing as the games expert on Dave show Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit. The Scummy Mummies' first book is due for publication in time for Mothers' Day 2017. To listen to their podcast and find out about upcoming live shows, please visit www.scummymummies.comThe Scummy Mummies will be interviewing CBeebies Dr. Ranj on Sunday 23 October on The Baby Show Stage with MadeForMums, courtesy of the NSPCC.