CHILDPROOF: Tony Martin & Geraldine Quinn

Winner of Best Comedy at the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards, CHILDPROOF is an unproduced TV sitcom written by Tony Martin and Sarina Rowell. The six episodes were performed live at the 2017 Melbourne Fringe by Tony Martin, Geraldine Quinn, Roz Hammond, Andrew McClelland, Damian Cowell, Cristina Laria, Djovan Caro and Lachy Hulme, with a gaggle of guests, narration by Jay Mueller and audio production by Matt Dower. It concerns those controversial types, the ‘childfree by choice’. They’ve been called ‘selfish’, ‘immature’, ‘unfulfilled’ and even ‘unAustralian’ – by their own families! Out of step with a world that exalts the traditional family unit above all else, Ian and Jennifer are also battling extinction in their workplaces – commercial radio and book publishing. Contains foul language. Not suitable for children.

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Episodes

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Ian and Jennifer assist with a home birth and, with their jobs in jeopardy, consider a lucrative offer to become surrogate parents.

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Ian and Jennifer get a cat and become even more obsessive than the baby-mad parents they so frequently mock. 

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Ian finds himself competing with the work experience kid, while Jennifer pretends to have a foster child in order to reap the benefits at work. 

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Ian and Jennifer are forced to look after three young children over a long and increasingly disastrous Anzac Day weekend. 

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Ian and Jennifer become the public face of ‘child-hating’ after an incident with a screaming child at a restaurant propels them onto the front pages.

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Ian and Jennifer, a happily childfree couple, don’t fit in at work, where family values are ascendant, or at home, where all their friends are having kids.

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PODCAST AWARDS

Childproof was named Best Comedy Podcast in the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards, announced in Melbourne on 5 May 2018.

Congratulations to the entire cast, as well as our live audience over three nights at the Melbourne Fringe Festival in 2017, who made everything possible.

2017 Tony Martin, Sarina Rowell, pots n pans productions and Bad Producer. All rights reserved.

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