Liar (2017– )
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Laura enlists Tom's help to bring Andrew to justice. However, when a deception in Laura's personal life comes to light, she is left with no one to turn to, and she resorts to dangerous methods to force Andrew's confession.

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Samuel Donovan
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Joanne Froggatt ... Laura Nielson
Ioan Gruffudd ... Andrew Earlham
Zoë Tapper ... Katy Sutcliffe
Warren Brown ... Tom Bailey
Shelley Conn ... DI Vanessa Harmon
Danny Webb ... DS Rory Maxwell
Richie Campbell ... Liam Sutcliffe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ivana Basic ... Mia Lentzovka
Eileen Davies ... Sylvia
Evelyn Duah Evelyn Duah ... Counsellor
Jamie Flatters ... Luke Earlham
Mandana Jones Mandana Jones ... Dr. Rachael Kyle
James Mace James Mace ... Anthony Jones
Rita McDonald Damper ... Deputy Head
Chu Omambala ... Semer
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Laura discovers Katy and Tom's affair, resulting in Katy's husband Liam leaving her. Meanwhile Vanessa Harmon is unwise enough to accept a drink from Andrew, leading to a trip to hospital whilst Andrew hides a bag in his mother's shed. Laura then turns the tables on Andrew by drugging him and tying him up, threatening castration until he admits his infidelity caused Mary's suicide. However he breaks free and goes after her, pointing out to her how Vanessa, now in the same position as Laura, cannot arrest him. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

UK See more »

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Production Co:

Two Brothers Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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When DI Vanessa Harmon gives her date of birth, this is the real DOB of the actress who plays her, Shelley Conn. See more »

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Episode 5
11 October 2017 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

So Andrew has gone from being a plausible liar to an out and out serial rapist who might have also drove his wife to suicide.

The penultimate episode continues the fallout as Laura plans to take revenge by drugging Andrew and then frame him for another attack.

However Andrew is also now plainly on the police radar as Detective Harmon figures she has also been drugged and raped by Andrew.

I did say previously the series has turned into a soap opera, Laura's ex boyfriend's affair with her sister was unmasked in this episode.

Here I just felt credibility was stretched and the show tied itself in knots tighter than Laura's, luckily for her there was a contrived ending.


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