On the heels of shows like The Cry and The Secrets She Keeps, there's another Australian thriller on our screens: Lie With Me.


The four-part Channel 5 drama stars UK actress Charlie Brooks, and is a "chilling tale" set in Australia.

Here's everything you need to know, from when it airs on Channel 5 to the cast and plot.

Lie With Me Channel 5 release date

CONFIRMED: Lie With Me premiered on Channel 5 on Monday 12th July 2021 and airs nightly – and concluding on Thursday 15th July.

Over in Australia, it's set for Network 10 – 2021 air date yet to be confirmed.

The drama was previously announced with the working title With Intent, and was first announced under the name Breathless.

How many episodes of Lie With Me are there?

There are four episodes in the series.

It is airing at 9pm nightly on Channel 5 this week.

What is Lie With Me about?

According to Channel 5, Lie With Me is "centred on the chilling tale of Anna and her family who move to Australia after infidelity rocks her marriage. They hire a young local nanny who isn’t as innocent as she appears, and deadly consequences follow".

There will be four episodes in the mini-series. It's created and executive produced by Neighbours showrunner Jason Herbison, with Scott Major and Jo Porter as producers.

Lie With Me cast

The Lie With Me cast is led by Charlie Brooks, who stars as Anna Fallmont. The actress is best known for starring as Janine Butcher (formerly Malloy) in EastEnders from 1999 to 2014. Her other credits include Wired, Bleak House, Moving On, and the play All in a Row – and she's also won I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! and the 2011 Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special.

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She stars alongside Australian actor Brett Tucker, who plays her husband. Tucker is known for playing Daniel Fitzgerald in Neighbours, and he also starred as Lucas Ripley in Grey's Anatomy spin-off Station 19. Other credits include The Saddle Club, McLeod's Daughters, and Mistresses.

The cast also includes Phoebe Roberts, Caroline Gillmer, Stephen Lopez, and Ian Bliss.

Lie With Me trailer

"We came here to make a new start," begins a male voice at the start of the Lie With Me trailer. "New country, new life. Put all that bad stuff behind us." But of course, things do not turn out as planned.

Here's the trailer for the upcoming Channel 5 drama:


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