Sunny D. Dane (Dane Baptiste). Copyright: BBC.

Sunny D

BBC Three sitcom about a man struggling to grow up. 5 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2015 - 2016. Stars Dane Baptiste, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Don Warrington, Liz Hume-Dawson and others.

Sunny D. Image shows from L to R: Christian (Akemnji Ndifornyen), Dane (Dane Baptiste), Stefan (David Ajao). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 1 - D Is For Declarations

Dane's family is celebrating his Dad's birthday with a party. He seeks solace at the party with his Dad and his friends, but after having one too many of his Dad's special birthday rums, Dane makes an unforgettable announcement.

Further details

Dane's family is celebrating his Dad's birthday with a party. The milestone is an unwelcome reminder for Dane that he's yet to achieve any of his goals in life. To make matters worse, his relatives compare Dane with his twin sister Kadean; his perfect cousin Christian and his high-achieving girlfriend Nicola.

Dane seeks solace at the party with his Dad and his friends, but after having one too many of his Dad's special birthday rums, Dane makes an unforgettable announcement. But will he regret it?

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 13th November 2016
Time
9am
Channel
BBC Three
Length
20 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Dane Baptiste Dane
Gbemisola Ikumelo Kadean
Don Warrington Lawrence
Liz Hume-Dawson Gloria
Sasha Frost Nicola
David Ajao Stefan
Guest cast
Akemnji Ndifornyen Christian
Rudi Lickwood Samuel
Larrington Walker Radcliffe
Trevor Dwyer-Lynch Cedric
Kay Purcell Barbara
Angie Le Mar Lynda
Nyah Kunda Young Dane
Amy Mulumba Young Kadean
Mwema Mugisa-Malcolm Very Young Dane
Writing team
Dane Baptiste Writer
Daniel Peak Script Editor
Rhys James Script Editor
Production team
Rebecca Rycroft Director
Lucy Armitage Producer
Rebecca Papworth Executive Producer
Mark Everson Editor
Neil Barnes Production Designer

Video

Mo Money homage

Dane reflects on his expectations of adulthood.

Featuring: Dane Baptiste (Dane), Gbemisola Ikumelo (Kadean), Don Warrington (Lawrence), Liz Hume-Dawson (Gloria), Sasha Frost (Nicola), David Ajao (Stefan).

Paywall

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • See 4 press clippings related to this episode
  • Broadcast details of 2 further repeats of this episode
  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see 1st assistant director, director of photography, costume designer & make-up designer credits for this episode.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?