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‘The White Princess’ Producer Company Pictures Adapting Cult Novel ‘In The Days Of Rain’ For TV

Exclusive: Rebecca Stott’s cult novel In The Days of Rain is being adapted for television by The White Princess producer Company Pictures.

The All3Media-owned producer, which also produces BBC series including Wolf Hall, has optioned the Penguin Random House novel, which was published in 2017 and won the 2017 Costa Biography Award.

The book is a father-daughter story that tells of the author’s experience growing up in a separatist fundamentalist Christian cult. Stott, who also wrote bestseller Ghostwalk, grew up in in Brighton, England, as a fourth-generation member of the Exclusive Brethren, a cult that believed the world is ruled by Satan. In this closed community, books that didn’t conform to the sect’s rules were banned, women were subservient to men and were made to dress modestly and cover their heads, and those who disobeyed the rules were punished and shamed.

Yet Rebecca’s father, Roger Stott,

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