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Honest (TV Series)

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Honest (TV Series)

Format Comedy drama
Created by Jack Williams
Developed by Greenlit Rights
Starring Amanda Redman
Sean Pertwee
Matthew McNulty
Eleanor Wyld
Laura Haddock
Danny Webb
Amit Shah
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Executive producer(s) Jill Green
Producer(s) Eve Gutierrez
Camera setup Rodrigo Gutierrez
Running time 50 minutes
Original channel ITV, STV, UTV
Original run 9 January –
13 February 2008
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Honest is a British comedy-drama series that aired on ITV in 2008. The series is a remake of the New Zealand series Outrageous Fortune, written by James Griffin and Rachel Lang, that first aired in 2005.

The programme stars Amanda Redman as Lindsay Carter, a mother of four who decides that her criminal family is going to change its ways after her husband is sent to prison. Honest also stars Danny Webb, Sean Pertwee and Camille Coduri.


Most of the filming was carried out in Staines, including at the local school, Matthew Arnold.


Main cast

Actor Character
Amanda Redman Lindsay Carter
Danny Webb Mack Carter
Matthew McNulty Vin Carter/Taylor Carter
Eleanor Wyld Lianna Carter
Laura Haddock Kacie Carter
Michael Byrne Norman "Grandpa" Carter
Sean Pertwee DS Ed Bain
Amit Shah Reza

Recurring cast

Actor Character
Ewan Bailey Donnie
Thomas Nelstrop DC Harrison
Burt Kwouk Mr Hong
Maye Choo Vicky Hong
Jodie McMullen Diane Hong
Camille Coduri Chrissie
Katy Murphy Caitlin

Broadcast Dates

The first episode aired on Wednesday January 9, 2008 at 21:00. It pulled in an average audience of 6 million viewers, winning the 21:00 slot with a 24% share.[6]. The figures average at 4.18 million per week.

DVD releases

Honest was released on DVD in Region 2 on 18 February 2008.[2]


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
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