The Lie is an adaptation of the play The Lie.

On 29 August 2020 the play was broadcast on BBC Radio 4, by arrangement with The Agatha Christie Archive Trust. The play was adapted by Martin Lewton and Julius Green.


Trapped in an unhappy marriage and provoked by her husband's obsession with her younger sister, Nan disappears from the family home for a night – with devastating consequences. A series of dramatic revelations will lead either to divorce or reconciliation - but the outcome depends on whether Nan's sister will lie to protect her.[1]


  • Director - Julius Green
  • Assistant Director - Martin Lewton
  • Producer - Iain Mackness
  • Executive Producer - Ashley Byrne
  • Music by Rebecca Applin



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