A Few Little Truths About Big Little Lies

The stars and writer of the limited series shared some of their feelings on the project at the 2017 winter Television Critics Association panel.

Big Little Lies
Actor & Executive Producer

Witherspoon was passionate about telling stories about women who aren?t ?good or bad,? but real.

Actor & Executive Producer

A piece with ?five roles ? we?d all jump at a chance to play? was a rare discovery for Kidman.


Playing a mother ?felt like new and beautifully interesting territory? to Kravitz.

Season 1 Episode 1

Series premiere. A suspicious death at a coastal elementary school draws attention to the frictions among three mothers and their families.

Season 1 Episode 2

Jane deflects questions from Ziggy; Madeline is outraged over a slight from Renata; Celeste suggests she and Perry see a counselor.

Season 1 Episode 3

Madeline irks Renata; Celeste succumbs to Perry's charms; Jane opens up to Madeline about her past.
Nathan invites Madeline and Ed to a dinner to discuss Abigail; Celeste backs Madeline's play, despite Perry's concerns; Jane unlocks a key to her past.

Season 1 Episode 5

Madeline gets encouraging news about the play; Jane is told of the school's decision about Ziggy; Celeste is put on the spot by her therapist.

Season 1 Episode 6

Madeline worries about Jane's behavior; Jane confronts Renata about a school petition; Bonnie tells Nathan about Abigail's secret project.
Finale. Celeste takes steps towards independence; Madeline deals with fallout from her past; Jane learns the identity of the school bully.