Home-schooled kids are at the centre of Channel 4’s new sitcom, Raised by Wolves, written by award-winning columnist and author Caitlin Moran

Caitlin, who will write the six-part series with the help of her sister Caroline, says the comedy is a modern day re-imagining of their childhood on a Wolverhampton council estate.

The pair (at the centre of the photo, alongside the girls who portray them) were buoyed by the success of a pilot episode which screend on Channel 4 recently.

She said: “It was foretold in ancient legend that when two sisters from a council-estate in Wolverhampton – one brunette and over-sharey, one ginger and angry – would, one day, write a sitcom for Channel 4, and finally popularise the local sayings of ‘To be fair,’ ‘I don’t reckon’, ‘Alright babba’ and ‘Ahhhhhh, binners’.

“That day has now come. We now go and eat faggots and peas, to celebrate.”

Raised By Wolves is expected to arrive on Channel 4 in 2015.