Jack Whitehall returns to Netflix for new show with his father

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Jack Whitehall and his dad to star in Netflix showBBC/Wall to Wall Media Ltd/Stephen Perry

Jack and Michael Whitehall are set to star in a new Netflix series.

Having previously transferred their funny son-and-father relationship to the screen with Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father, Christmas with My Father and genealogical favourite Who Do You Think You Are?, it's been revealed that Fatherhood with My Father is next in line.

The streaming giant's UK and Ireland page tweeted today (August 23): "Announcing some brand new unscripted titles... FATHERHOOD WITH MY FATHER (working title): @jackwhitehall reunites with his father Michael on a path of discovery and adventure as they try to crack the answers to parenthood's endless questions."

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The official synopsis for the four-part series expands on this, adding: "In their own inimitable and hilarious way, Jack and Michael will travel the world, examining what fatherhood means across the globe, discussing the Dad that Michael is and the one that Jack wants to be."

Fresh Meat actor Whitehall announced in May that he and partner Roxy Horner are expecting a baby.

The pregnancy news comes after the couple experienced a miscarriage.

"We had a miscarriage last year and so there was a part of me that was worried to open up too soon about this baby because I was so worried something would happen again and I didn’t want to have to kind of tell the world," Roxy told Hello! magazine.

"I think because we did go through that miscarriage you realise how fragile the baby is, and just how common actually a miscarriage is, and that so many women go through it – I had no idea how common it actually was.

"It just makes this feel extra special and you're more grateful that everything's fine."

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Meanwhile, Whitehall begun his mini UK tour in Edinburgh this week. Between now and October, he'll also be visiting Oxford, Stockton-on-Tees and Bristol.

"This is my most personal show yet, with plenty of material about the big changes that have happened in my life," he said. "It’s about my struggle to settle down gracefully. I’ve got a long-term partner, a ridiculous dog and am now hurtling towards middle aged without a clue. It’s about a foppish man-child’s cack-handed attempt at adulting!"

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