Deception (Irish TV series)

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Deception
Deception logo.png
Genre Drama, Mystery
Created by Gert Thomas
Directed by Liz Gill
Anna McCabe
Country of origin Ireland
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Production
Executive producer(s) Marie Ní Thuathail
Patricia Carroll
Ben Frow
Fintan Maguire
Running time 42 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel TV3
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Original run 7 January 2013 (2013-01-07) – present
External links
Official website

Deception is an Irish prime time television drama airing on TV3. The series, created by Gert Thomas, premiered on Monday 7 January 2013.

Plot[edit]

When the small housing estate in the suburbs of Galway was built in 2007 it was exclusive; but not any more. The six families that live there have plenty of secrets, with jealousy, betrayal, revenge, and murder behind every door.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Deception is TV3's first original series which they are also producing.[1] The six episode first series was filmed on a semi-ghost estate in Galway that already reflected "life in post-Celtic Tiger Ireland."[1][2] The series cost €1.2 million with half of the funding coming from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland's Sound and Vision Fund.[3]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Looking After Number One" Liz Gill Paul Walker 7 January 2013 (2013-01-07)
2 "To Protect and Serve"[4] Anne McCabe Ailbhe Nic Giolla Bhrighde 14 January 2013 (2013-01-14)
3 "Hidden"[5] Liz Gill Ted Gannon 21 January 2013 (2013-01-21)
4 "Practice to Deceive"[6] Anne McCabe Len Colin 28 January 2013 (2013-01-28)
5 "Happy Loving Couples"[7] Liz Gill Christian O'Reilly 4 February 2013 (2013-02-04)
6 "The Rising"[8] 11 February 2013 (2013-02-11)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b O'Connell, Hugh (23 August 2012). "TV3's autumn line-up: Deception, Dallas … and the return of Tallafornia". Journal Media. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Newe, Dylan (4 January 2013). "Five Minutes With....'Raw' and 'Deception' Director Liz Gill". The Irish Film & Television Network. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "TV3 unveils first drama series". Irish Times. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "TV3 – TV Guide (Deception episode 2)". TV3. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "TV3 – TV Guide (Deception episode 3)". TV3. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "TV3 – TV Guide (Deception episode 4)". TV3. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "TV3 – TV Guide (Deception episode 5)". TV3. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "TV3 – TV Guide (Deception episode 6)". TV3. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 

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