Liar season 2: Everything you need to know

From Good Housekeeping

Contains spoilers for Liar season one.

ITV’s Liar was a hit with fans when it aired in 2017, charting the story of teacher Laura (Joanne Froggatt), who was sexually assaulted by the father of one of her pupils, Andrew (Ioan Gruffudd) then forced to prove her version of events was truthful to those who disbelieved her.

Photo credit: JOSS BARRATT - ITV
Photo credit: JOSS BARRATT - ITV

The series, from The Missing writers Harry and Jack Williams, ended with Andrew being outed as a serial rapist and in a huge cliffhanger he was found to have been murdered.

Now, we know a second and final chapter of Liar is on the way. Here's all the information we have so far...

Photo credit: ITV
Photo credit: ITV

Liar season 2: What’s it about and who’s in it?

Series two picks up three weeks after an arrest warrant was issued for Andrew Earlham for the sexual assault of 19 women. When Andrew’s body is found in the Kent marshes, Detective Renton (Katherine Kelly) is tasked with uncovering clues about Andrew’s past and unpacking the events of the three crucial weeks leading up to his murder.

As well as Kelly, new cast members also include Howard Charles (The Widow, Musketeers) as Carl Peterson, and Amy Nuttall (Downton Abbey, My Fair Lady) as Winnie Peterson.

Speaking to Goodhousekeeping.com/uk, Christopher Aird, Head of Drama at Two Brothers (the company that produces Liar) said:

“Those who watched will know we ended on a huge cliff-hanger, so fans will be pleased to hear that they’ll get the answers they’re looking for."

Photo credit: ITV
Photo credit: ITV

ITV's Head of Drama, Polly Hill commented:

“We’re delighted both Joanne and Ioan are returning to Liar as Laura and Andrew with Katherine Kelly joining the cast as DI Karen Renton. We’re sure audiences will once again be gripped by the story as Harry and Jack Williams keep you guessing over who killed Andrew.”

Jan Diedrichsen, Executive Director, SundanceTV and Sundance Now, who co-produce Liar, said:

“We are thrilled to be working once again with our partners at ITV, Harry and Jack Williams and this exceptionally talented cast on a thrilling new season that will dive deeper into the complicated relationship between Laura and Andrew and the mystery surrounding his death.”

Photo credit: ITV
Photo credit: ITV

Liar season 2: When’s it on TV?

The six-part series airs in March.

Photo credit: JOSS BARRATT - ITV
Photo credit: JOSS BARRATT - ITV

Liar season 2: Is there a trailer?

Yep, here it is:

Liar will air on ITV in March.

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