Episodes: 12 (hour).
TV show dates: September 27, 2017 — May 13, 2020.
Series status: Ended.
Performers include: Joanne Froggatt, Ioan Gruffudd, Zoë Tapper, Warren Brown, Richie Campbell, Jamie Flatters, Shelley Conn, Danny Webb, Rita McDonald Damper, Chu Omambala, Finn Bennett, Akbar Kurtha, Oliver Maltman, Tsion Habte, Ethan Risk, and Frasier Risk.
TV show description: A modern gender politics drama, the Liar TV show comes from Jack Williams and Harry Williams. Throughout the series, the narrative explores conflicting points of view and recollections about the one night two people shared.
Bright, blunt, and headstrong, Laura Nielson (Froggatt) is a popular English teacher at the local secondary school. When the story kicks off, she has just broken up with her live-in boyfriend, Tom Bailey (Brown).
Laura’s sister, Katy Sutcliffe (Tapper) is an intelligent, optimistic nurse. She and her sister have much in common, and their relationship it extremely important to them. After Laura and Tom split, Katy takes it upon herself to set Laura up with a colleague from the hospital. A handsome, charismatic cardiac surgeon, the recently widowed Dr. Andrew Earlham (Gruffudd) is raising his son, Luke (Flatters), who attends Laura’s school.
Katy is married to Liam (Campbell), a doting father and husband. Still, their seemingly perfect life is not all it appears to be.
After taking a shine to Laura, Andrew asks her out on a date. To his mind, the two share a perfect evening. When Laura’s account does not square with his own, allegations rock his world and threaten both his reputation and very way of life. Andrew stands to lose too much and will not go down without a fight.
Although their date starts off well, and Laura and Andrew share certain chemistry, their encounter begins to unravel her entire life. The two find themselves squaring off, in a brutal battle for the truth.
As Laura pursues justice, a secret from her own past comes back to haunt her. Still, she is prepared to take extreme measures, to prove her side of the story.
Laura and Andrew aren’t the only ones with something to hide. Katy also has a secret, and she is determined that Liam will never learn the truth. As his wife grows more distant, Liam starts to question the trust he has put in his her.
Laura is still on good terms with her ex, Tom. This local cop has a hair-trigger temper and is willing to cross the line when a case warrants it. As he gets pulled into the conflict between Laura and Andrew, will he go too far while following his instinct to protect her? After all, Tom has some secrets and lies of his own.
Meanwhile, Detective Inspector Vanessa Harmon (Conn) who is usually a collected professional, is starting to burn out, and it is affecting her ability to reason her way through a case. As she becomes more emotionally involved, DI Conn allows herself to get a little too close.
While the truth will out, so will the consequences thereof. This thriller examines the respective truths of both Laura and Andrew and wonders where to draw the line between fact and perception. Liar also recognizes the high price of deception on the liars themselves and their loved ones.
Laura takes drastic measures to find the person who’s framing her and where he’s hiding; the shocking truth of what happened on the morning Andrew died is finally revealed.
First aired: May 13, 2020.
What do you think? Do you like the Liar TV series? Should this TV show have ended or been renewed for a third season on Sundance TV?