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The Deceived: Episode 1 – Series Premiere (S1EP1 Channel 5 Mon 3 Aug 2020)



Ophelia Marsh is studying English at Cambridge when the charismatic lecturer she has begun affair with suddenly disappears. She tracks him down to his family home in Ireland, where she discovers that his wife, a famous author, has died in a fire.

The Deceived is set in Cambridge in the UK and Donegal, the northernmost county in Ireland. It is a contemporary psychological thriller following a young English student called Ophelia, who falls in love with her married lecturer, Michael. However, when their affair results in a shocking and tragic death, Ophelia finds herself trapped in a world where she can no longer trust her own mind.

Airdate: Mon 3 Aug 2020 at 9.00pm on Channel 5

Season 1 Episode 1