Love, Lies & Records cast and spoilers from BBC One’s new drama

New BBC One drama Love, Lies & Records concludes tonight on BBC One but who’s in the cast and what’s it all about?


Love, Lies & Records is a new six part series from the pen of BAFTA award-winning writer Kay Mellor.

The series follows Registrar Kate Dickenson (Ashley Jensen) as she tries to juggle her personal life with the daily dramas of births, marriages and deaths and the impact they have on her.

After a dream promotion to the top job of Superintendent, Kate finds herself increasingly torn by the endless responsibilities of being a modern working mother. Her daughter’s hiding suspicious messages on her mobile, her son hates her because she’s bought him the wrong trainers and now her stepson’s turned up unannounced to stay.

As Kate tries to hold her work, life and relationship together, things go from complicated to impossible when a disgruntled colleague threatens to expose a secret from her past.

Love, Lies & Records cast

Alongside lead Ashley Jensen (Catastrophe, Ugly Betty, Extras), Love, Lies & Records stars Adrian Bower (Teachers, The Last Kingdom), Kenny Doughty (Vera, Stella), Rebecca Front (Doctor Thorne, War & Peace, Humans) and Mark Stanley (Dark River, Dickensian, Broken).

In the final episode tonight, Kate’s forced to face the reality of her choices when Rob discovers the photographs that she’d hidden – and secrets and lies come tumbling out with devastating results.


As Kate struggles with the decision of a lifetime, the team prepares to set up a sting with immigration to catch Marcia in the act. With the police coming in the registry office again Kate’s horrified when an emotionally raw Rob and Rick end up in the same room together and tempers rise.

But neither Kate nor the team are prepared for the shocking revelation that’s in store for them when the truth about Kristina and Amir’s sham marriage finally comes out.

Meanwhile, Kate and Rick officiate at a no-expense-spared celebrity wedding – but things don’t quite go to plan when the bride and groom realise they’ve forgotten something very important.


James is struggling with his decision to go back to living as a man when a couple of surprise visitors deliver some unexpected news.

Love, Lies & Records airs at 9PM tonight on BBC One with the sixth and final instalment of six episodes.