The Liar 

An account of a public schoolboy whose proficiency in the fibbing department, and the fallout from a schoolboy crush, opens up a marvellous fictional world of espionage.

Director:

Tony Hagger

Writers:

Stephen Fry (novel), Tony Hagger

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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Asa Butterfield ... Adrian Healey
Charles Dance ... Tickford
David Walliams ... Hesketh-Harvey
Tom Wilkinson ... Trefusis
Sally Phillips ... Beryl
Miles Jupp ... Dr. Meddlar
Ethan Lawrence ... Trotter
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The educational career of an impossibly smug public-schoolboy, compulsive liar and Oscar Wilde wannabe, Adrian Healey, whose duplicitous pranks and game-playing somehow get him embroiled in an international espionage case with his university professors. As fuge and subterfuge feature, Adrian searches for the meaning of life; well, his life anyway. Written by Tony Hagger

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Can you spy the truth?

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Comedy

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This will be the third time Asa Butterfield has worked with a cast member of Game of Thrones. He co starred with Sophie Turner in "Time Freak" and Maisie Williams in "Then Came You" See more »

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