22 October 2017 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME
Exclusive: New Cast Members Begin Shooting ‘Raw’ Season Five For RTÉ
23 Aug 2012 : By Steve Cummins
Cristian Solimeno and Amy Manson
‘Footballers’ Wives’ star Cristian Solimeno and ‘Torchwood’ actress Amy Manson are among the new cast members who have began shooting ‘Raw’ series five in Dublin.

The British stars join returning cast members Aisling O’Sullivan, Charlene McKenna, Damon Gameau, Keith McErlean, Tara Lee, Sam Keeley, Kelly Gough and Ger Ryan on the Octagon Films/Ecosse Films production for RTÉ.

The six hour-part restaurant drama series will shoot for 10-weeks with production underway since last Monday (August 20) in Dublin. Each episode will be 60-minutes in length.

The series will follow on from last season’s cliffhanger, which saw head chef Geoff’s partner and long-time cast member Pavel (Kryštof Hádek) killed off. A new man will come into Jojo’s (McKenna) life over the course of the series, which will also see a fresh start for Geoff (Gameau) and a wildfire romance for Shane (Mcerlean). Emma (Lee) finds herself drawn to a new boy, which Philip (Keeley) is none too happy about.

Liz Gill (Deception) and Simon Massey (Holby City) will direct the series, which was scripted by Tom Farrelly, Brian Lynch, Ursula Rani-Sarma, Anto Howard and Muirinn Lane Kelly.

Jonathan Curling is the series producer with Suzanne McAuley and James Flynn executive producing for Octagon and Michael Parke and Douglas Rae exec producing for Ecosse.

Cristian Solimeno is best known for playing Jason Turner in ITV drama ‘Footballers Wives’. He has also starred in ‘Spooks’ and ‘Wire In The Blood’. Scottish actress Amy Manson has had roles in ‘Being Human’, ‘Casualty’ and ‘Misfits’. Other new cast members include Dermot Murphy and Michael Malarkey.

The director of photography on the shoot is Ciaran Tanham (Controra) and the series will be shot on RED. Aisling Wallace Byrne is the costume designer; Stephen Daly is on production design and Anneliese O’Callaghan is the production manager. Sandra Kelly is looking after hair while Denise Watson is on make-up.

Dublin-based Screen Scene will handle picture and sound post with the series set to be edited by Grainna Gavigan and Dermot Diskin.


BREAKING NEWS
Seamus McGarvey to give Masterclass in Dublin
RTS NI Announces Shortlist for 2017 Awards
‘Lady Macbeth’ Nominated for European Discovery Award EFA 2017
New Kids Series from Meangadh Fibín to Air on RTEjr

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
‘Maze’ Director Stephen Burke talks IFTN through the Development, Finance & Filming of his latest Project
Box Office Success for 'Cardboard Gangsters'
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
Northern Ireland Screen's ILBF Latest Funding Decisions
19 Oct 2017 
Monster Entertainment to Launch 8 New Animation Series at MIPCOM 2017
13 Oct 2017 
Pay-TV Operators Stand Firm against RTÉ’s Push to Introduce Retransmission Fee
05 Oct 2017 
Mark Noonan's Documentary about Architect Kevin Roche on Release Oct 13th
05 Oct 2017 
EDITOR'S PICK
IFTN talks to Ethan Hawke and Irish director Aisling Walsh about latest film Maudie
George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ series to film at Troy Studios
‘Don’t Let Go’ wraps Galway shoot
Ciarán McMenamin on Writing
MORE ON IFTN
Irish Production Companies
Listings for Irish film & television production companies
What's In Production?
The latest info on projects filming in Ireland
Latest Industry Jobs
Job listings for Irish film & television crew

CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter