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
    Caroline Moran Associate Producer
    Caitlin Moran Associate Producer
    William Webb Editor
    Heather Gibson Production Designer
    Richie Webb Composer
    Matt Katz Composer
    Oli Julian Composer


    Cyber Off!

    Germaine panics when the wifi goes down.


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