February 21 2017
Our guest for this ep is midwife, author, and instagram sensation Clemmie Hooper, otherwise known as Mother of Daughters! She tells us how she managed to write her book, How to Grow a Baby and Push it Out, while looking after twin babies. We find out what it's like to have four small children, and what it is Clemmie has finally forgiven Keira Knightley for.
February 6 2017
Time to welcome back one of our favourite guests - it's writer, mental health campaigner and absolute hoot Bryony Gordon!She tells us all about her new book, Mad Girl, which is out now. There's some Fitness Chat - Bryony tells us how she got into running, and how she deals with temptation. We discuss the importance of talking about mental health, and the struggles new parents often face. Then we move onto the really serious issues like Take That and what Kate Middleton smells like.
January 24 2017
In this episode we meet Sharon Maguire, the real life Shazzer from Bridget Jones's Diary! She also directed the Bridget movies, so there's some chat about that.
We find out what it's like to be actual best mates with Helen Fielding, and discuss Sharon's experience of being an older mum. Then she shares a Scummy Mummy Confession that will make her husband wince.
January 10 2017
What's the best way to cook with kids? How do you make the best Bolognese? And do Italian mamas ever just give their children chicken nuggets?
To answer all these questions we have actual Italians Caterina, Laura and Francesca! They are the authors of My Little Sous-Chef, a tandem cookbook that makes it easy for kids and parents to prepare food together.
December 27 2016
What's the secret to a happy, healthy relationship? How often should we have sex? What's the number one behaviour we should model for our children?
To answer these questions, we welcome ace psychotherapist Philippa Perry. She tells us why it's important to let go of being right, and why we should be open to being changed by our kids.
December 13 2016
It's Christmas! Time to welcome back two of our most available guests, Nurse Jessie and Steve Hill.
We chat about our favourite Christmas songs, and share our highlights and lowlights of 2016. There's a bumper festive edition of our popular filth-based game, Anything For Money. As always, Ham Review is back, and we round off with some Christmassy confessions.
November 29 2016
Our guest for this episode is megablogger author Katie Kirby, otherwise known as Hurrah For Gin!
We discuss how she turned her hilarious stick figure cartoons into a best-selling book. She reveals the one post her husband wasn't happy with, and shows us the tattoo on her bum.
November 15 2016
What's the best gift to get a new mum? Why shouldn't you buy her flowers? And what's the worst present our husbands ever gave us?
We answer all these questions and more in this episode, with special guest Steph Douglas. She tells us all about how she set up her own business, and why it makes women cry.
November 1 2016
How long should you wait to introduce your kids to a new partner? What's Lady Gaga really like? And what is the best way to cut up cherry tomatoes? Answering all these questions is Heat Radio's Sarah Powell!
October 18 2016
This episode is especially not suitable for children, as we discuss a wide range of filth - everything from sexting and porn to front bottoms and Top Gun.
Our guest is the wonderful Peggy Orenstein, author of new book Girls & Sex. She tells us what kids are really up to these days, and why we should all copy lesbians and the Dutch.
October 3 2016
She's one of the UK's biggest bloggers, she's a best-selling author, and now she's on our podcast - it's Sarah Turner, otherwise known as The Unmumsy Mum!
We chat about why she started her blog, and the challenges we all faced as new mums. There are various tangents about tiredness, judging each other, and rum balls.
September 17 2016
IT'S SALLY PHILLIPS! She tells us all about her new documentary, the new Bridget Jones film, and why sperm is one of Denmark's biggest exports.
There's some serious talk about Sally's experience of having a child with Down's Syndrome, and why she wants to start a conversation about screening.
September 6 2016
One minute she's feeding Greg Wallace chips on Celebrity Masterchef, the next she's riding her mum bike round the Olympic velodrome, and trying to lick David James. Yes, it's TV's Cherry Healey!
August 21 2016
How honest should we be with our kids about drugs? How do you get a novel published? What's it like to live in the most underpopulated part of France with three children under five? Answering these seemingly unrelated questions is the brilliant Patrick Garratt!
August 8 2016
In this short but very special episode, we talk to X-Factor stars Reggie and Bollie! They reveal why they got told off for being too happy, and where Cheryl takes people for posh nosh. Plus there's some exclusive celebrity chat about taking the bins out.
July 25 2016
Our guest for this episode is Miles Jupp, host of Radio 4's The News Quiz and star of Balamory! He tells us what it's like having five kids, discusses his bitter rivalry with Mister Maker, and does the sexiest impression of Craig McLachlan anyone will ever hear.
July 12 2016
She's an X-Factor star, an I'm a Celebrity jungle queen, and now she's a Scummy Mummies podcast guest - it's Stacey Solomon!
Stacey tells us what it's like to have a baby at 18, and how she manages being a single mum. We chat about being judged on the school run, and whether she'd let her own kids audition for The X-Factor.
June 28 2016
The amazing Miranda Sawyer is our guest for this episode! She tells us all about having kids later in life, dealing with mid-life panic, and getting off with Grace Jones.
June 14 2016
A Pulitzer prize-winning author joins us for this episode! Mei Fong tells us all about her book, One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment, and why China is full of horny young men these days.
May 31 2016
Is it OK to brainwash your kids? What's it like growing up as the son of the woman who inspired Absolutely Fabulous? And why is Josh Howie such a dick? Answering all these questions is the one and only Josh Howie!
May 17 2016
Robot butlers! Self-cleaning toilets! Hoovers that judge you! We find out all about these gadgets and more with the help of BBC technology journalist Zoe Kleinman.
May 2 2016
We are on location for this episode, coming to you live from the launch of Cherry Healey's fabulous new book, Letters to my Fanny.
April 19 2016
What's on trend for Spring/Summer 2016? Are designer jeans worth the money? Is it OK to wear your pyjamas for the school run? Answering all these questions is fab fashion blogger Zoe de Pass, from Dress Like a Mum!
April 5 2016
We are 70! And to celebrate, here's a bumper episode with hilarious poet Hollie McNish! We discuss hot topics such as whether motherhood boosts creativity, and sexual tension in Bob the Builder.
March 22 2016
What's the best way to get through divorce? What's it like to date a younger man? And what does Benedict Cumberbatch smell like up close? Answering all these questions is fabulous comedian Wendy Wason!
March 8 2016
Our guest for this episode is the brilliant author and columnist Zoe Williams. We cover all the issues, from Corbyn vs Cameron to what rich people think recycling bins are for. Ellie explains why US politics is a bit like Star Wars, and Helen introduces a new game - If Politicians Were Food.
February 23 2016
Our guest for this episode is TV critic Julia Raeside. We discuss our favourite shows, how much telly our kids should be watching, and having breakfast with Simon Groom in his dressing gown.
February 9 2016
Yes, it's Tim Dowling off of The Guardian! We discuss how to stay married, Tim's tips for raising kids, and what his wife thinks of his column.
January 26 2016
What is the best album of all time? Who's more fun to interview, Kylie or Justin Timberlake? What kind of salad does Bjork prefer? All these questions and more are answered in this episode, with music journalist Jude Rogers!
January 12 2016
Our guest for this episode is Coronation Street star and columnist Charlie Condou. He talks about being a gay dad, how having kids later in life has its advantages, and the time he taught Rob Lowe a useful fact about British slang.
December 28 2015
Happy new year! In this episode, we share our Christmas Scummy Mummy Confessions and reveal our resolutions for 2016. Plus there's an interview with top columnist Polly Vernon. We discuss creativity and motherhood, why Polly's chosen not to have kids, and how to be a hot feminist.
December 15 2015
Ham, wine, whinging, and stupidity - yes, it's the Scummy Mummies Christmas Special! With our old friends stay-at-home dad Steve Hill and Nurse Jessie.
December 1 2015
Why do we need a Women's Equality Party? Are people too easily offended these days? And what's it like to be voted sexier than Hitler? Answering all these questions are two very special guests, Sandi Toksvig and David Baddiel!
November 17 2015
Educating Stephen Fry, teaching Salman Rushdie the limbo, asking Prince William if he wants tongues... It's all in a day's work for the fabulous Kathy Lette!
November 3 2015
With 40 recipe books to her name, Annabel Karmel is the Nigella of children's food. But does she give her own kids fish fingers? What's her view on eating organic? And does she ever go for a cheeky Nando's?
October 20 2015
Our guest for this episode is comedian, TV star and first-time mum Hatty Ashdown. She gives us her take on being up the duff and preparing for birth, and reveals the things you should never say to a pregnant woman.