The Hotel of Mum and Dad

Episode Guide

Series 1 · Episode 6

Series 1 · Episode 6

In light of high house prices, unemployment, rent, debts and childcare costs, it's a growing trend for multiple generations to live under one roof. Hotel of Mum and Dad gets a first-hand look at the various compromising situations faced by couples who have had to 'bunk up' with the parents or in-laws. Over six episodes 12 couples will be challenged to road test a place of their own that fits their budget. Whether they live with parents to bring down child care costs or because they like their mother's home cooking too much to leave, this series will explore a range of family dynamics and relationships through this very 21st Century phenomenon. Swansea lad Rob and boyfriend Jon have been together for four years. Jon's desperate for them to get their own space but mummy's boy Rob adores his loving family and is in no rush to leave. Not only is Jon trying to persuade Rob to move out, but he wants them to buy straight away but reluctant Rob is digging in his heels. Somehow though Jon's powers of persuasion have worked and Rob has agreed to give independent living a go for a week, but how will this pampered chap cope without his doting mum? Meet another mummy's boy, Rennick, he and his girlfriend Jodie are both 18 and from Kent. They've been together for two years after Jodie appeared in one of aspiring rap artist Rennick's videos. It's been love's young dream ever since. However it's not so dreamlike when it comes to home life - the couple live with Rennick's mum and sister. With his dad not around, Rennick's the man of the house and his mum doesn't want him to move out. But with his little sister having to walk through their room every day to get to her bedroom, Jodie's longing for some privacy.

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