★ ★ ★ ★ - The Guardian

"A stone-cold reminder of the things that matter in life: empathy, loyalty and holding on to those closest to you." - The i

★ ★ ★ ★ - The Independent

Rian Gordon stars as Young Jimmy in two-part drama 'Mayflies' for Synchronicity Films and the BBC, based on the novel by Andrew O'Hagan. Flashing forward between the past and present, 'Mayflies' tells the story of a decision faced by two lifelong friends when one of them is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Both episodes of 'Mayflies' are available to watch now on BBC iPlayer.

Mayflies,2,Young Jimmy (RIAN GORDON),© Synchronicity Films,Jamie Simpson
Mayflies,Character Portraits,1,Young Jimmy (RIAN GORDON), Young Tully (TOM GLYNN-CARNEY),© Synchronicity Films,Jamie Simpson
Mayflies,First Look,Limbo (MATT LITTLESON), Young Jimmy (RIAN GORDON), Young Tully (TOM GLYNN-CARNEY), Young Hogg (PAUL GORMAN) and Young Tibbs (MITCHELL ROBERTSON),Synchronicity Films Limited,Jamie Simpson