The Scummy Mummies

Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn specialise in producing and performing comedy for less-than-perfect parents –
so that’s all parents.

Together they host one of the UK’s most popular parenting podcasts. Launched in July 2013, it was an instant hit, and has since been downloaded over 2 million times in more than 150 countries.  The podcast has been recommended by The GuardianThe Telegraph, The Sunday Times and featured on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Guests have included Dara O BriainSandi ToksvigJenny EclairMel Giedroyc, and parenting influencers such as Giovanna FletcherMother PukkaUnmumsy Mum and Hurrah for Gin. In 2017, Scummy Mummies was nominated for the UK’s Best Comedy Podcast at the British Podcast Awards, along with Mixcloud and Lovies awards. ​The Scummy Mummies Podcast was featured in The Guardian’s “The 50 Best Podcasts of 2016”.

They have an ever-growing social media following, with nearly 90,000 Instagram followers.



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