The intriguing new thriller Deception has been billed as a “naughty tale of lust, manipulation and betrayal” – and it looks quite promising.
Written by Lisa McGee, author of Derry Girls, and her co-author / husband, Tobias Bear, starring Emmett J. Scanlan, Emily Reid, Katherine Walker, and Paul Mescal.
When is cheating on TV?
The fourth part of the drama Cheat will air on Channel 5 later this year (2020).
The play will be aired on Virgin Media Television in Ireland.
What is cheating?
As stated in the summary, “A persuasive, naughty narrative of desire, manipulation, and betrayal, the central character of the deceiver is the English student Ophelia (Emily Reed), who fell in love with her married lecturer and saw all his answers. He needs it. When the consequences of their relationship result in a tragic and tragic death, Ophelia finds herself trapped in a world where she can no longer trust her own mind. “
The play is produced by New Pictures, the production company behind The Missing and Catherine the Great. It was written by Lisa McGee and writing partner (and husband) Tobias Beer, and directed by Chloe Thomas.
Who are the actors of cheating?
Dr. Michael Callahan, the English lecturer of “Timeless Attractive and Charismatic” by Emmett J. Scanlan (Holiox, Picky Blinders, The Fall).
His wife Raisin (a successful, award-winning novelist) plays Katherine Walker, who was previously Versailles (as Menton) and Shitland (as Alice Brooks) and will soon appear on Netflix.
Ordinary people star Paul Mescal in a character named Sean, Emily Reed (as seen with Maggie Cole in The Trouble, and Belgravia) in the role of Ophelia.
Eleanor Methven (Little Women) plays Mary Mulvary, Raisin’s devoted but sometimes arrogant mother; Ian McElhanny (Game of Thrones, Derry Girls) plays Michael’s father, Hugh, who is beginning to experience dementia; Shelley Conn (Lear) plays Raisin’s “intelligent and loyal” best friend Ruth, while Dempsey Bowell (Patrick Melros) plays Matthew-Michael’s confidant and his biggest fan.
Authors Lisa McGee and Tobias Bear said: “We always had a‘ dream cast ’in mind when we started working on the show, but we never thought we would actually be with them. Directed by the brilliant Chloe Thomas, we are thrilled to have the story in the hands of such a gift.
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