Filming Locations Guide: Where is Liar filmed?

Where was Liar filmed
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The ITV series Liar is back for season 2. The show tells the story of schoolteacher Laura, accusing surgeon Andrew of rape, as she can't remember what happened the night after they had a romantic date.

Joanne Froggatt (from Downton Abbey) and Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four, Titanic) lead the cast of this controversial thriller produced by the same director of the hit series Broadchurch, James Strong.

Liar was filmed around London and Deal, in Kent. Here is our spoiler-free filming locations report of the series, including season 2:

Where is Liar filmed?

Liar Location
Everything starts with stunning aerial views of the saltmarshes at Blackwater Estuary near Tollesbury (Essex), resembling from the sky the patterns of a human brain. This unique landscape is a nature reserve located where the Blackwater River meets the sea between Maldon and West Mersea. Image courtesy of ITV - Map


Liar Marshes
Laura is kayaking near Tollesbury, on the Essex coast. Pictured, the boatyard owned by Carl Peterson (Howard Charles), also featured in season 2. The yacht harbour where the boat is moored is also here, in Tollesbury Marina. This marshes are a bit similar to the ones featured in Netflix series Outer Banks, set in Kildare Island.
Image courtesy of ITV and Amanda Slater - Map


The Town where Liar series is set
Deal is a beautiful coastal town in Kent, where most of the action was filmed. The 'Thanet and Dover' Police force is a fictional name made up for the show. Image courtesy of ITV


Series Liar Pier
The fatal date takes place in the Jasin's Restaurant at Deal Pier, although in reality it's just a modest cafe.
Image courtesy of ITV


Tv show Liar House
Laura's house is located in a nice promenade at 53 The Marina in Deal.
Image courtesy of ITV and Google Maps


Thanet and Dover Police
Laura's sister family home was filmed in an oceanfront house at Wellington Parade in the small village of Walmer, located less than a couple of miles south from the centre of Deal. Image courtesy of ITV and Jolanta Fallach


Liar Restaurant
During the show we can see several shots of the scenic Kingsdown beach. Some other filming locations in Deal include bars and pubs like Deal Beach Parlour, Der Bär and The Hope and Lane.
Image courtesy of ITV and Simon Clayson


Town promenade
Andrew Earlham's house is a bit further away, situated at 56 Breakspears Road in Brockley, London.
Image by ITV and Google Maps


High school scene with Andrew Earlham
The "Stour Park Secondary School" was filmed at The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls in London.
Image courtesy of ITV


First season bar
Laura meets her ex-fiancé Tom at The Waverley Arms, a Victorian pub at 202 Ivydale Rd, London. Andrew's house was also filmed in Brockley. There is a scene of the first season shot at Shortlands Tavern in Bromley. Laura travels to Edinburgh on the 4th episode. The second season features several establishing shots of the Scottish city. Image courtesy of ITV and Waverley Arms / Shortlands


Zetland Arms
The Zetland Arms pub really exists: You can have a pint overlooking the ocean in Wellington Parade, Deal.
Image by ITV - Map

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7 comments

  1. The beach images are looking South from Deal Jan st north of the castle. In the lower one you can see the cliffs at Kingsdown with Walmer beach in between.

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  2. The school is coopers in chislehurst

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  3. Thank you for this - exactly what I was looking for. Beautiful locations.

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  4. Andrew's house: 55 Breakspears Road, London

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