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Anne Robinson presents a four-part series delving into different areas of contemporary British life.
In this episode she tackles parenting, assessing the rights and wrongs of 21st-century parenting by looking at some of the radically different approaches available. She enconters an attachment mother who breastfeeds her toddlers, a career mother who misses out on some of the most significant moments of her children's lives, a single dad struggling to disciple his brood and a traditional father with well-behaved offspring. The programme also gets two sets of parents to experience each others' very different approaches to education.
Anne Robinson presents a four-part series delving into different areas of contemporary British life. Anne is a dog lover and has never been without one in her life. In this episode, she meets like-minded people from all walks of life with strong views about their pets. Her journey takes her behind the curtains of British homes and reveals just how eccentric we are when it comes to our pets. From the Magnificats, seven London cats with their 1.4 million Facebook fans, to the lady whose rabbits helped her through her divorce, Anne examines whether a pet can ever be more than a pet and looks at what our love of our four-legged friends says about us. She also gives two very different dog lovers the chance to experience each other's relationships with their pets. Richard's highly regimented pack of gun dogs are the epitome of good behaviour, while Ewa believes in pampering her fur babies. What will they make of each other and their pets, and whose approach is best?
Anne Robinson looks good for a woman of 72, but she works hard at it. She's been on a diet for most of her life, has had a facelift, goes on an expensive biannual detox, exercises nearly every day, has her hair done once a week and spends lots of money on her clothes.
But aren't younger generations under even more pressure to look good than ever before? She meets the make-up addicts who spend more time getting ready for a night out than on the night itself, a couple of gym obsessives in pursuit of Instagram followers and a young man going under the knife in the hope that he will be 'perfect' one day.
Anne wants to know why we're all so obsessed with our appearance and what's wrong with being ugly anyway? As a counterpoint to those who are obsessed with their looks she meets some people who very definitely aren't - from the naturists who let it all hang out, to the young comedian speaking out against body shaming, to outspoken actress Miriam Margolyes who tries to coax Anne to eat more than a lettuce leaf over lunch. Anne also dons a niquab for a day to experience the rare feeling of what it's like to not be judged on her looks at all.
She also gives two men the chance to delve into each other's grooming routines. Alex hides his insecurities by wearing up to ten beauty products at a time, while Danny's idea of grooming is washing his face with water and brushing his teeth. What can they learn from their very different approaches to maintaining their appearance?
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