The Beautiful Lie to premiere on ABC in October

14 September, 2015 by Press Release

The six-part Australian drama The Beautiful Lie will premiere on ABC TV on Sunday October 18 at 8.30pm.

Starring Sarah Snook, Rodger Corser, Sophie Lowe, Benedict Samuel, Gina Riley, Celia Pacquola and Dan Wyllie, The Beautiful Lie is a contemporary Australian reimagining of one of the greatest ever relationship dramas, Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina.


Produced by John Edwards and Imogen Banks (Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo, Offspring, Puberty Blues, Tangle),  the series is about love and all that goes with it; family and fidelity, seduction, commitment, jealousy, envy, obligation and mad passion. Love that saves and love that destroys.

The series also features Catherine McClements, Alexander England, Daniel Henshall and Robert Menzies.

Production credits: Endemol Australia Production in association with ABC TV, Film Victoria and Screen Australia. Written by Alice Bell and Jonathan Gavin. Directed by Glendyn Ivin and Peter Salmon. Produced by John Edwards and Imogen Banks. Endemol Executive Producer Janeen Faithfull. ABC TV Executive Producer Carole Sklan.