TV3’s first scripted drama series ‘Deception’ will air Monday January 7th at 10pm. The drama was co-funded by the BAI and was shot on location in Galway with an Irish cast and crew.
Throughout the series, Deception will uncover the secrets that lie behind each door of Benton Wood Housing Estate – a small estate in the suburbs of Galway.
Father Ted’ actor Jim Norton leads a an Irish cast of Leigh Arnold (The Clinic), Conor Mullen (Rough Diamond), Nora-Jane Noone (Jack Taylor), Vincent Walsh (A Kiss For Jed) and Colm O’Maonlai (Eastenders).
Tyrone Productions and EO Teilifis filmed the series over four weeks during the summer of 2012.
Elizabeth Gill and Anne McCabe directed, with Hugh Farley, Patricia Carroll and Maire Ni Thuathail producing.
The series six writers are Paul Walker (Stardust, Fair City); Lauren Mackenzie (Pure Mule, The Clinic); Len Collin (The Bill, Eastenders); Ted Gannon (Ballykissangel, Fair City); Christian O’Reilly (Inside I’m Dancing, On Home Ground) and Ailbhe Nic Giolla Bhríghde (Ros Na Rún).
Micheál Ó Dubháin (Riverdance) was the director of photography, Ronnie Quinlan (Ros Na Rún) and Padraig Ó Ceallaigh edited, Mags Linnane was the production designer and Declan O’ Toole was the locations manager.