The Deceived

Paul Mescal to star in Channel 5 drama The Deceived

The four-part drama, written by Lisa McGee, tells a story of betrayal, lust and lies.  

It follows Ophelia (Emily Reid) a student who embarks on a dangerous affair with her professor Dr Michael Callaghan (Emmett J. Scanlan).

Things take a turn for the worse when Callaghan’s wife, Roisin (Catherine Walker), is killed in a house fire, but Ophelia starts to doubt if she really is dead and that she actually may still be alive.