March 25, 2022


HBO, BBC One and Sid Gentle Films Ltd have begun production on the eight-episode, half-hour series, RAIN DOGS in Bristol, UK.

Logline: From the brilliant new voice of Cash Carraway, RAIN DOGS is a wild and punky tale of a mother’s love for her daughter, of deep-rooted and passionate friendships, and of brilliance thwarted by poverty and prejudice. Told with a dark lick of humor and an anarchic attitude, the series stars Daisy May Cooper, Jack Farthing, Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo and Fleur Tashjian in her debut role, as our four glorious Rain Dogs; a makeshift swaggerous family fed on defiance and chaos, and a deep but complicated love. 

Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming: “Along with the BBC and Sid Gentle Films, we are thrilled to be collaborating with Cash Carraway, Daisy May Cooper and everyone involved in this series about intense friendship, intense circumstances, and the intense love of a mother for her daughter.”  

Kelly Miller, senior vice president, scripted strategy, BBC Studios, quote: “Daisy May Cooper is a unique talent and coupled with Cash Carraway’s equally unique voice they become a duo that need to be heard by as wide an audience as possible. It’s been a pleasure to handle this deal and have her brand new project launch in the U.S. along with the creative powerhouse that is Sid Gentle Films.”

Jo McClellan, Commissioning Editor, BBC Drama quote: “We’re incredibly excited to be starting production on Rain Dogs, with our fabulous cast and our partners HBO, and we can’t wait for Cash’s bold and unique voice to arrive on screen.” 

Sally Woodward Gentle, Executive Producer, Sid Gentle Films quote: “We are so delighted to be working with the extraordinarily talented Cash on this highly original tale of friendship, love and creativity.  It’s thrilling to be working with Daisy, Jack, Ronkẹ and Fleur. Our four remarkable Rain Dogs.” 


  • Daisy May Cooper as Costello Jones, a writer and single mother with a rock and roll swagger and a glint in her eye, a woman who appreciates the glamor of the gutter but would do anything to keep her daughter, Iris, from it. 
  • Jack Farthing as Selby, a boarding school boy educated on Brett Easton Ellis and Goddard, Costello’s loyal soulmate and loving tormentor. 
  • Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo as Gloria, Iris’s chaotic, directionless and utterly glorious godmother who’s running out of second chances. 
  • Fleur Tashjian as young Iris, a hustler in kid’s clothing who loves South Park, William Morris wallpaper and, more than anything, her mum. 

Credits: An HBO and BBC One co-production; Writer/Executive Producer, Cash Carraway (represented by Curtis Brown); Executive Producers Sally Woodward Gentle and Lee Morris (for Sid Gentle Films Ltd), Jo McClellan (for BBC One); Lead Director, Richard Laxton; Director, Jennifer Perrott; Co-Producer, Henrietta Colvin (for Sid Gentle Films Ltd); producer: Ciara McIlvenny. BBC Studios is distributing internationally.

About Sid Gentle Films Ltd: Sid Gentle Films Ltd was founded by Sally Woodward Gentle in 2013 along with Lee Morris and Henrietta Colvin with a focus to develop and produce innovative, original and ambitious television drama and feature films. It is part of BBC Studios invested portfolio of indie production companies where they hold a majority share. Credits to date include: BAFTA nominated “The Durrells” for ITV and Masterpiece, the highly acclaimed “SS-GB” for the BBC, Neil Gaiman’s “Likely Stories” for Sky, Faustian thriller “Ragdoll” for AMC/Alibi and the BAFTA and Peabody-winning and Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominated “Killing Eve” for BBC America. Filming has recently wrapped on the brilliantly distinctive “Extraordinary” for Disney+/Star. Shows in development include: “Ginger Snaps” and “Taking Up Space” (BBC).