How many episodes of Liar are there?

The ITV drama, which stars Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd reaches its penultimate episode tonight (October 9th).

ITV’s Liar is the number one drama on UK TV right now and it has the nation gripped to their screens on Monday nights. But when does Liar series one finish?

The series about an ordinary couple, a teacher and a surgeon, who go on a date that turns their lives upside down has got viewers all over the country guessing the answer to the show’s crucial question – who do you believe?

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Liar on ITV - Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd

How many episodes are there in Liar:

Tonight’s episode (October 9th) is the fifthepisode. There are six episodes in total in the series.

The finale airs at 9pm on October 16th on ITV.

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Series overview:

"Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit to either” (Aesop)

Liar tells the story of a night that changes the lives of Laura Nielson (Joanne Froggatt) and Andrew Earlham (Ioan Gruffudd) forever.

Laura is a smart and dedicated teacher, not long out of a relationship and unsure about getting back on the dating scene.  Andrew is a renowned surgeon whose son is a pupil at Laura’s school.  An initial attraction leads to a date, but neither fully realises the far-reaching consequences that their meeting will have on each other or their families.  Truth and consequences go hand in hand in a tense and gripping thriller that examines both sides of a relationship and both sides of the truth. Are there really two sides to every story?

Liar explores the devastating cost of deceit on both the couple and their friends and family, as secrets and lies are laid bare…

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Joanne Froggatt in ITV drama Liar

Episode 5 preview

Laura’s resolve to bring Andrew to justice deepens and she enlists Tom’s help in her plan. 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. But she is not alone in her mission.

Catch up on Liar on BT TV via the ITV Hub app.

New episodes air every Monday at 9pm.

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