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Both Laurence and Adele have cerebral palsy and they were criticised by doctors for being irresponsible when they had their first son

Adele was determined to have a natural birth the second time around – even though their condition is due to their own difficult births.

She ended up having a C-Section in the end, but only after 18 hours of labor! They had a lovely healthy son named Jamie.


We Won't Drop the Baby is a BBC1 documentary about comedian Laurence Clark.

The film follows the life of wheelchair-bound comic Laurence and his wife Adele as they prepare for the birth of their second child.

The 50 minute programme is narrated by David Tennant and aired on March 25, 2012 at 10:25 pm. 

The original working title was Disabled Parents: Are You Having A Laugh?

David recorded the audio track in London on September 29, 2011. 

Click here for Laurence's tweets and pics from the day.

The programme is being produced by IWC media stated:

"In this film, Laurence and Adele lay bare the joys and hurdles of disabled parenting.

As if they didn’t have enough to deal with, just four weeks after Adele’s due date, Laurence is set to appear at the Edinburgh Fringe. Will Laurence be able to balance family life with his passion for comedy?"

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