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An intriguing new psychology thriller about forbidden love, lust and betrayal, The Deceived, is coming to Stan on August 4th.

Today Australia’s number one streaming service Stan has announced that the contemporary four-part psychological thriller The Deceived will premiere 4 August only on Stan with new episodes weekly.

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Written by Lisa McGee (Derry Girls, Being Human, The White Queen) and Tobias Beer and produced by New Pictures, the production house behind The Missing and Catherine The Great, the four-part drama was filmed in Northern Ireland and Cambridge.

A compelling, sinister narrative of lust, manipulation and betrayal, The Deceived follows English student Ophelia, played by Emily Reid (BelgraviaCurfew), who falls in love with her married lecturer, seeing in him all the answers to her needs. When their affair is interrupted by a shocking and tragic death, Ophelia finds herself trapped in a world where she can no longer trust her own mind.

The Deceived Cast

Emmett J. Scanlan (Gangs of London, Peaky Blinders, Butterfly, The Fall) plays the timelessly attractive and charismatic English lecturer Dr Michael Callaghan; Catherine Walker (Shetland, Versailles) plays his wife Roisin, a successful, award-winning fiction writer; Eleanor Methven (Little Women) plays Roisin’s devoted and sometimes overbearing mother Mary Mulvery; Ian McElhinney (Game of Thrones, Derry Girls) is Michael’s father Hugh fighting the oncoming tide of dementia; Shelley Conn (Liar) plays Roisin’s best friend Ruth, intelligent and loyal; Dempsey Bovell (Patrick Melrose) plays Matthew, Michael’s confidante and biggest admirer, and Normal People star Paul Mescal is Sean McKeough, a local builder who becomes Ophelia’s confidante.

Dr Michael (Emmett J. Scanlan) and Ophelia (Emily Reid) in The Deceived.

The Deceived is directed by Chloë Thomas (Harlots, Victoria), produced by Imogen O’Sullivan and executive produced by Charlie Hampton (The Spanish Princess), Charlie Pattinson (Catherine the Great, The Missing), Lisa McGee and Tobias Beer.

The Deceived premieres 4 August only on Stan, same day as the U.K. Sign up now for a 30-day free trial membership. If you live outside of Australia, you can use NordVPN.

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