Bogan Pride

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Bogan Pride
Created byRebel Wilson
Directed byTony Ayers
StarringRebel Wilson
Theme music composerMichael Lira
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6 (list of episodes)
Production location(s)Sunshine College West Campus
Camera setupSingle
Running timeApprox. 25 minutes
Original networkSBS TV
Audio formatStereo
Original release6 October –
10 November 2008

Bogan Pride is an Australian comedy television series which first screened on SBS TV in 2008. The six-part series created by and starring actress, Rebel Wilson. The series centres on the life of a teenage bogan girl.[1]


Jennie Cragg (Rebel Wilson) is an obese girl who lives in Boonelg with her extremely overweight mother Berenice, who is now confined to her living-room chair. Her Aunty Cassandra’s gay husband has left her. Nick is the extremely good-looking neighbour, and Jennie's best friends are hypochondriac Nigella and the extremely religious Amy Lee. Jennie enters a dance competition to pay for her mum’s stomach stapling operation, attempts to impress the boy she has a crush on and get revenge on the school skanks.


  • Rebel Wilson as Jennie Cragg
  • Sally Anne Upton as Berenice Craggy
  • Lulu McClatchy as Aunt Cassandra
  • Fanny Hanusin as Amy Lee
  • Alice Ansara as Nigella
  • Ryan Jones as Nick[2]
  • Natasha Cunningham as Tracy
  • Kate Jenkinson as Tizzneen
  • Janine Atwill as Tessa
  • Caroline Lee as Erin
  • Wilhelmina Stracke as Gaylene
  • Tim Stitz as Jimmy
  • Darren Amor as Stevie
  • Audra Hopgood as Marilyn
  • Leanne Courtney as Susan
  • Brian Mannix as Burt Cragg
  • Adam Zwar as Mr Laffer


In 2008 Wilson created and wrote the musical comedy series Bogan Pride which was picked up for six episodes by SBS One. .[1]

Most of the furniture/house items and clothing were bought from charity shops. And food is bought from Aldi.[2]

Each episode was written by Wilson, directed by Peter Templeman and produced by Tony Ayres and Michael McMahon (Home Song Stories, Walking on Water).

The show was not renewed for a second season.


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"The Fugly Fringe"Peter TemplemanRebel Wilson6 October 2008 (2008-10-06)
Bogan Pride is a Musical comedy series written by and starring Rebel Wilson. The Story revolves around Jennie Cragg and her quest to win $10,000 in a local dance battle for her mother's stomach stapling operation.
2"The Parachute of Healing"Peter TemplemanRebel Wilson13 October 2008 (2008-10-13)
Jennie's mother has been chair-bound for weeks after a spider bit her leg, but the doctor assesses that her problem is her morbid obesity. Cassandra however, is more concerned with the wellbeing of her new cat.
3"The Maths Olympiad"Peter TemplemanRebel Wilson20 October 2008 (2008-10-20)
For Jennie and her friends, Amy Lee and Nigella, the Maths Olympiad is the highlight of their academic calendar, but when it seems that Amy Lee has found a boyfriend on an opposing team, Jennie becomes jealous.
4"The Roller Skank Rink"Peter TemplemanRebel Wilson27 October 2008 (2008-10-27)
Jennie needs to raise $10,000 for her mother's stomach stapling operation. Cassandra starts a Bonsai Cats franchise and ropes Jennie into selling them for her.
5"The Need for Mongs"Peter TemplemanRebel Wilson3 November 2008 (2008-11-03)
Jennie begins rehearsals for the 'mega mad dance skills' to join their squad so that they may have a hope of beating the school skanks. Cassandra is sacked from her position as a professional carer due to her negligence but then discovers that one of her charges, Marilyn, has won a colouring-in competition but now cannot collect the prize.
6"The Dance Battle"Peter TemplemanRebel Wilson10 November 2008 (2008-11-10)
Cassandra uses Jennie as a 'replacement mong' in order to collect the prize for the colouring-in competition. Jennie enlists Nick into her dance battle team.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b McManus, Bridget (25 September 2008). "Pride of place in bogan-ville". WAtoday. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 16 July 2011.
  2. ^ a b Our Projects - Big and Little Films

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