Howard Read: Stay At Home

With Little Howard and his real children

Howard Read is just one of the countless parents confined to barracks with his children at the moment.

But as well as his own flesh-and-blood Samson and Mabel – he also has the company his animated six-year-old version of himself, Little Howard.

And there's little doubt that he has a favourite – the one he can programme to say what he wants.

In a new web series, the comedian shares some tips on dealing with children during the lockdown.

Published: 7 Apr 2020

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