Peter Gallacher
By Peter Gallacher

Tanya Byron (Child Psychologist)


Tanya Byron is a British psychologist who rose to fame as the resident expert on parenting shows Little Angels and the House of Tiny Tearaways. She also co-authored a book on parenting based on the Little Angels show, and writes regular articles for The Times.

tanyabyron.gifTanya is is married to The Bill actor Bruce Byron with whom she has two children called Lily and Jack. In 2005, Dr Byron featured in French & Saunders Christmas Special as herself, who came in to sort out Dawn and Jennifer’s childish behaviour on the show. Since then  Tanya has co-wrote The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle with Jennifer Saunders. In September 2007, it was announced that she would head an independent review in England supported by the Department for Children, Schools and Families and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport into the potentially harmful effects of both the internet and video games on children.

If you can’t wait for the next time Tanya is on the station then why not do a search within MY BABY PODCASTS for her most recent archived interviews.


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