Dad-of-22 Noel Radford left dangling from his roof with nobody to save him but toddlers after slipping from a ladder

DAD-of-22 Noel Radford has revealed he was left dangling from his roof after falling off a ladder outside his home while doing some DIY.

On tonight's 22 Kids and Counting on Channel 5, Noel can be seen climbing up a ladder before the nail-biting incident occurs.

Noel says in the show: “There’s still some jobs around like the side of the front bit round here.

“Some of the guttering is a bit manky. Looking how high it is, I did think ‘it looks like nothing’.

“Just going to jump up some ladders, that looks quite easy and simple to do.”

With wife Sue out the house, Noel decides to single-handedly tackle the work on the outside of the house.

In a heart-stopping moment, the ladder under Noel slips, leaving him yelling for help.

His CCTV records him shouting to Hallie, six, and Archie, four, to get some of their older siblings to support the ladder.

Noel says: “Quickly, go and get Millie, hurry up, run!”

Attracted by the crashing, his kids desperately try to put the ladder against the wall to support him.

Noel ends up jumping to the ground, but thankfully isn’t hurt.

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Relieved, the dad says: “I just had to leap off and hope for the best. Luckily no one was hurt.”

The Channel 5 show '22 Kids and Counting' follows the Morecambe, Lancashire-based family of 22 children, 7 grandkids and 4 dogs all cared for by Sue and Noel.

This series also follows the Radfords deciding if they will give in to Sue's 'baby addiction' and add another family member to their brood.

The couple still have 19 children living at home and they are; Oscar, Caspar, Hallie, Phoebe, Archie, Bonnie and Heidie.

The current teenagers are; Katie, James, Ellie, Aimee, Josh, Max and Tillie.

And the older kids are called; Chloe, Jack, Daniel, Luke, Millie, Sophie and Chris.

"It's never quiet but its good fun." Sue said.

"We absolutely love it," Noel agreed.

Sue said: "When we have been having children for so long it has definitely one of the biggest decisions that me or Noel will ever make."

22 Kids and Counting S2 starts on Wednesday 5th Jan 9pm on Channel 5

For more Radford news, check out mum-of-22 Sue Radford says they need to upgrade from 10-bedroom mansion after showing off kids bunk beds in bedrooms.

Or see mum-of-22 Sue Radford shows off brand new £35K family mini-bus to ferry the kids around as a belated Christmas present.

Plus, Sue Radford enjoys relaxing Christmas gin as kids play with 300 presents in ‘millionaire mansion.

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