Benefits Street is broadcast on Channel 4. According to some politicians and the media, benefits are an easy route to a life of luxury. As austerity continues to happen, jobs remain hard to come by and benefits are squeezed, the series reveals the reality of what life is like on benefits, as the residents of one of country's most benefit-dependent streets allows the cameras into their community.
The men of Kingston Road attempt to stay on the right side of the law, while the women get ready for a new arrival. Maxwell is having his front door repaired following yet another police raid looking for drugs. Sue's daughter is expecting her third child and it's a tense and nervous time, especially as Lisa's partner Steve is due to go on trial for assault as the baby is due to be born.
Julie has her hands full dealing with her brain-damaged son Reagan and her badly-behaved 12-year-old. Maxwell's girlfriend punches him and kicks in his front door following an argument.