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Ordinary Lies casting

RED Production Company is excited to announce a stellar cast for Ordinary Lies, a new drama series created and written by Danny Brocklehurst.


Set on the shop floor and in the offices of a motor showroom, the series will star Max Beesley (Mad Dogs), Michelle Keegan (Coronation Street), Jason Manford (Little Crackers), Mackenzie Crook (Pirates of the Caribbean), Jo Joyner (EastEnders), Rebecca Callard (Glue), Sally Lindsay (Mount Pleasant), Belinda Stewart-Wright (The Inbetweeners), Shazad Latif (Spooks), Shaun Dooley (Misfits) and Fisayo Akinade (Cucumber). Following an ordinary group of colleagues and friends, this thrilling and darkly humorous drama will explore how a simple lie can spiral out of control and change a life forever.


Creator Danny Brocklehurst says: “I’m delighted to have attracted such an amazing cast to Ordinary Lies. This is a show I’m truly passionate about and it’s a dream come true to be making such a bold series for BBC One. Red Production Company has a track record of making brilliant, powerful, life affirming drama and I hope Ordinary Lies continues that trend.”


Producer Tom Sherry, says: “We are making a drama with great ambition both in scale and look which is reflected in the wonderful talent that will lead the cast and the skilful directors that will bring Danny’s vision to life.”


The series is written by Danny Brocklehurst, produced by Tom Sherry (Scott & Bailey) and directed by John McKay (Life On Mars) and Juliet May (Call The Midwife). Executive producers are Nicola Shindler for RED Production Company and Polly Hill for BBC. Ordinary Lies was commissioned for BBC One by Charlotte Moore and Ben Stephenson.


Ordinary Lies will be broadcast in 2015.