Black Comedy: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2

Episode 1.01

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Wed, November 05, 2014
Written by Jon Bell, Steven Oliver, Elizabeth Wymarra, Nakkiah Lui, Bjorn Stewart
Directed by Beck Cole, Craig Anderson

Meets some of the lively characters including, the Tiddas — two of the most competitive, over the top gay Blackfellas; Mavis the mean-mouthed cleaning woman; the Housewives of Narromine and Deadly Dave who can fix anything.

Starring: Jon Bell, Aaron Fa'aoso, Nakkiah Lui, Steven Oliver, Bjorn Stewart, Elizabeth Wymarra

Guest Cast: Jack Charles, Deborah Mailman, Shari Sebbens, Matt Day, Meyne Wyatt, Miranda Tapsell, Emily Fletcher Walker, Guy Edmonds, James Fraser, Craig Anderson, Daniel Millar, Brenda Knowles, Angeline Penrith

Episode 1.02

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Wed, November 12, 2014
Written by Jon Bell, Steven Oliver, Nakkiah Lui, Elizabeth Wymarra, Moses Nelliman, Michael Passi
Directed by Beck Cole, Craig Anderson

Lillian the 'Cos I'm Black' woman bumps into a young man who foolishly says sorry; the Tiddas have a shop-off and we meet Jerome, an Indigenous child with no sporting ability.

Guest Cast: Matt Day, Sacha Horler, Brendan Cowell, Anita Hegh Wayne Blair, Jeff McMullen, Miranda Tapsell, Kyas Sherriff, Maggie Dence, James Slee, Emily Fletcher Walker, Brenda Knowles, James Fraser

Episode 1.03

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Wed, November 19, 2014
Written by Steven Oliver, Jon Bell, Elizabeth Wymarra, Nakkiah Lui, Bjorn Stewart
Directed by Beck Cole, Craig Anderson

Meet Tiffany, a white woman with an Indigenous boyfriend. Her attempts to identify with her partner by 'acting black' get out of hand; there's a 70s Indigenous 'blaxploitation' film; and the Tiddas try to out-eat each other.

Guest Cast: Brooke Satchwell, Matt Day, Sacha Horler, Deborah Mailman, Brendan Cowell, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell, Meyne Wyatt, Emily Fletcher Walker, Gemma Summerhayes, Craig Anderson, Cindy Drummond, Brenda Knowles, Alan Flower, Adrian Castro

Episode 1.04

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Wed, November 26, 2014
Written by Nakkiah Lui, Steven Oliver, Bjorn Stewart, Jon Bell, Elizabeth Wymarra
Directed by Beck Cole, Craig Anderson

We meet the Aboriginal Liberation Front, a group of radical white kids freeing their Indigenous brothers and sisters from the shackles of oppression.

Guest Cast: Lisa Hensley, Deborah Mailman, Michael Veitch, Ben Winspear, Meyne Wyatt, James Fraser, Jake Carr, Gail Gray, Alan Flwoer, Brenda Knowles

Episode 1.05

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Wed, December 03, 2014
Written by Steven Oliver, Jon Bell, Nakkiah Lui, Moses Nelliman, Elizabeth Wymarra, Bjorn Stewart
Directed by Beck Cole, Craig Anderson

There's Star Blaks, the Adlays, and we meet Tatiana the Cultural Excuse Girl, a woman who will use 'culture' to get whatever she wants — be it in the boardroom or the bedroom.

Guest Cast: Matt Day, Brendan Cowell, Felix Williamson, Hamish Michael, Guy Edmonds, Shari Sebbens, James Fraser, Miranda Tapsell, Katherine Beckett, Katsu Nojiri, Kyas Sherriff, Meyne Wyatt, Tom Oakley, Cindy Drummond, Brenda Knowles

Episode 1.06

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Wed, December 10, 2014
Written by Steven Oliver, Nakkiah Lui, Jon Bell, Bjorn Stewart, Elizabeth Wymarra
Directed by Beck Cole, Craig Anderson

The Tiddas teach us about acting and love, we pull up a seat at the Last Supper, while Lillian the Cos I'm Black Woman has a run in with a blind man, and we shine a light on the love story of a Blackfella and his poker machine.

Guest Cast: Matt Day, Meyne Wyatt, Ben Winspear, Tom Oakley, Emily Fletcher Walker, James Fraser, Cindy Drummond, Gail Gray, Stephen Kau, Moses Nelliman