Who killed Betty Fish? In 1963 Mick Matthews, a 13 year old boy is growing up on a council estate in Wales. With his small gang of friends he witnesses the murder of a middle-aged widow in one of the posh houses across the road. Fifty years later, the murder is still unsolved and the shadows it casts over their lives are as dark as ever.
Brian's life disintegrates and his career evaporates as the corrupt liars and cheats propping him up turn on him. Cheats and Liars is an exploration of success and its fallout set deep in the psyche of Brian Llewelyn, The Greatest Living Artist in Wales.