Raised By Wolves. Image shows from L to R: Germaine Garry (Helen Monks), Della Garry (Rebekah Staton), Aretha Garry (Alexa Davies). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

Raised By Wolves

Channel 4 sitcom about a poor family growing up on Wolverhampton council estate. 13 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2013 - 2016. Stars Rebekah Staton, Helen Monks, Alexa Davies, Molly Risker and others.

Raised By Wolves. Image shows from L to R: Yoko Garry (Molly Risker), Germaine Garry (Helen Monks), Aretha Garry (Alexa Davies). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

Series 2, Episode 1 - The Monroe Technique

Della turns off the household wi-fi to save money, forcing a desperate Germaine to go to the local library - where she has an unexpected romantic encounter with a former enemy. Meanwhile, with Grampy sleeping in her coat cupboard, Della decides to take a trip to the "poor woman's IKEA" - a skip - to look for supplies.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rebekah Staton Della Garry
Helen Monks Germaine Garry
Alexa Davies Aretha Garry
Molly Risker Yoko Garry
Philip Jackson Grampy
Caden Ellis Wall Wyatt Garry
Erin Freeman Mariah Garry
Kaine Zajaz Lee Rhind
Guest cast
Brandon Fellows Callum
Theo Johnson Callum 2
Wanda Opalinska Librarian
Sylvia Seymour Jay
Writing team
Caitlin Moran Writer
Caroline Moran Writer
James J Moran Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ian FitzGibbon Director
Kate Crowther Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Caroline Leddy Executive Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer


Cyber Off!

Germaine panics when the wifi goes down.


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