Wolfe: Cast, release date, trailer and everything you need to know

Find out everything you need to know about Wolfe, the forensic crime series on Sky Max starring Babou Ceesay.

By Becky Gamester-Newton Published: 14 September 2021 - 2.44pm
Babou Ceesay stars in Wolfe on Sky Max

Wolfe is the new forensic crime comedy-drama that’s as likely to raise a smile as much as gross you out.

Premiering on the new Sky channel Sky Max, this unique dark comedy is available with a NOW Entertainment Membership.

Find out everything you need to know…

What’s Wolfe about?

Wolfe is a forensic crime series written by Paul Abbott (Shameless, No Offence).

Sky describes the show a “darkly funny drama” and a “feel-good series about dead folks that is not afraid to get up close and personal with blood and gore”.

Each week, Wolfe and his team have to piece together the parts of an outlandish and unconventional investigation. As they attempt to unearth the mysterious truth behind these crimes, they face exploding vehicles, buildings and even bodies.

Wolfe applies his scientific brain to each new case, which works brilliantly on a crime scene – but not so much at home.

Wolfe cast

Wolfe stars Babou Ceesay (Damilola, Our Loved Boy) as forensic scientist Professor Wolfe Kinteh, northern England’s finest crime expert. He has a habit of bending the rules but for valid reasons.

Also in the cast are Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Natalia Tena (Game of Thrones), Adam Long (The Bay), Naomi Yang (Chimerica), Talitha Wing (Alex Rider), Shaniqua Okwok (Small Axe) and Christine Tremarco (Little Boy Blue).

Babou says: “I can’t wait for the viewers to meet Wolfe. Paul Abbott has poured his unique take on humanity into this complicated, fascinating character.

“I loved every minute of bringing him to life and working with the incredible cast and crew. It’s been an extraordinary experience creating the show and viewers are in for a fun and enigmatic journey.”

Is there a trailer?

Yes – Sky has released a first-look trailer:

How to watch Wolfe

Watch Wolfe on Sky Max with a NOW Entertainment Membership from Friday, September 10.

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