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Another TV programme tonight about an au pair ....

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ThePrisoner · 04/06/2007 19:21

It's Cutting Edge, on Channel 4 at 9.00pm, and is about one family's search for an au pair (one is is prepared to care for a child and the animals owned by the animal trainer mummy!!)

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toomuchtodo · 04/06/2007 19:23

getting fed up with these programmes


ThePrisoner · 04/06/2007 19:28

I agree, too much reality stuff generally, but I still watch it because it vaguely connected with childcare (although I think tonight's programme is also very connected with animal poo!) From the write-up, it appears that the au pair is the more normal of the two women.

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nannynick · 04/06/2007 21:09

Anyone watching it? I've tuned in. Is the aupair from Zimbabwe, or was that just her mother?


nannynick · 04/06/2007 21:57

For those of you who didn't see it, they followed the aupair on her mission to meet her father, who she traced and met during the filming. Liked it how the documentary stuck with following the aupair through what she did, rather than forget about her when she left her first employer.

So it was different from the last documentary on aupairs.


alibubbles · 05/06/2007 09:54

That woman she went to work for was 1st class B! What language in front of her young son, and he had a bit of an attitude and used inappropriate sayings for a child his age, but didn't know any better, was a sad little boy really.

The woman really took advantage of the girl, she was jolly ;lucky to find someone so willing and enjoying her work too.


BradfordMum · 05/06/2007 12:07

I think last nights programme showed the Au-pair as a well balanced young lady, who was more mature then the woman who employed her!

I'm glad she found her dad, and hope she found a nice family to work for.

Sally x

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