Barker Family

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Wanted Down Under, Series 8 Episode 12 of 20

Duration: 43 minutes

18-year-old Richelle and her mum Lorraine do everything together, but Richelle's dream to move to New Zealand means the pair could spend the rest of their lives on opposite sides of the world.

Richelle has one week in Auckland to persuade Lorraine that moving to New Zealand would be worth leaving her mum behind in Wales. And that's not all - for Lorraine, starting a new life at the age of 50 is a daunting prospect.

Will Lorraine's concerns be addressed or will Richelle and Lorraine's close bond be broken for good?

  • Barker family update

    Barker family update

    After Richelle and Lorraine returned home to Wales, they put their house on the market and sold most of their furniture to fund a move to New Zealand. However, Lorraine’s mother had to have a serious operation, so as of December 2013, Lorraine and Richelle have put their move on ice for the time being.


Nicki Chapman
Leanne Rene
Leanne Rene
Series Producer
Simon Miller
Executive Producer
Simon Barnes
Executive Producer
Lindsay Bradbury


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