Black Hands: episode guide


Episode 1

Sunday, November 01, 2020 (8:30)
335,100 viewers
Written by Gavin Strawhan
Directed by David Stubbs

Dunedin police respond to a distressed call. Margaret Robin's marriage is in trouble while David tries to please his mother.

Starring: Joel Tobeck as Robin, Luanne Gordon as Margaret, Richard Crouchley as David, Lucy Currey as Arawa, Amelia Elliott as Laniet, Angus Stevens as Stephen

With: Kevin Keys as Murray Stapp, Matt Smith as Geoff Wyllie, Brad Johnson as Kim Stephenson, Robbie Evison as Les Andrews, Dan Cleary as Uncle, Rachel Nash as Aunty, Dawn Glover as Darlene, Toni Potter as Pam, Finn Blackwell as Alister, Jane Wells as Barbara, Jodie Dorday as Theatre Co-ordinator, Andrea Kelland as Mrs Mitchell, Olivia Parker as Girl, Mirabai Pease as Leanne, Fin McLachlan as Richard, Phillip Brooks as Ambulance Officer, Nathan McKeown as Young David, Alice Caltaux as Young Arawa, Grett-Rose Henderson as Young Laniet

Episode 2

Sunday, November 08, 2020
Written by Gavin Strawhan
Directed by David Stubbs

Police question David about his relationship with his father, Robin suffers professional setbacks, and who is the real head of the household?

With: Johnny Bright as Gregg Dunne, Robbie Evison as Les Andrews, Jamie Irvine as Detective Weir, Rory Nolan as Constable Turnhout, Fletcher Oxford as Gareth, Madeleine Knowles as Naomi, Toni Potter as Pam, Dawn Glover as Darlene, Toni Potter as Pam, Madeleine Lynch as Joan Withers, Anna Baird as Organiser, Phillip Brooks as Ambulance Officer, Matthew van den Berg as Pathologist, Nathan McKeown as Young David, Alice Caltaux as Young Arawa, Gretta-Rose Henderson as Young Laniet, Bodhi Baker as Young Stephen

Episode 3

Sunday, November 15, 2020
254,000 viewers
Written by Gavin Strawhan
Directed by David Stubbs

David is stunned to learn the truth about Laniet, and Robin is caught between his wife and rebellious daughter.

With: Johnny Bright as Gregg Dunne, Mirabai Pease as Leanne, Paul Harrop as Paul, Madeleine Knowles as Naomi, Toni Potter as Pam, Dawn Glover as Darlene, Rachel Nicholls as Sharon, Mark Sole as Darren, Jack Barry as Terry, Fletcher Oxford as Gareth, Finn Blackwell as Alistair, Fin McLachlan as Richard, Henry Mackenzie as Mark, Dan Cleary as Uncle, Rachel Nash as Aunty, Rory Nolan as Constable Turnhout, Jamie Irvine as Detective Weir, Gretta-Rose Henderson as Young Laniet

Episode 4

Sunday, November 22, 2020
263,900 viewers
Written by Gavin Strawhan
Directed by David Stubbs

David’s behaviour worries his family, Arawa catches up with an old friend and makes plans for the future.

With: Jamie Irvine as Detective Weir, Matthew van den Berg as Alex, Dan Cleary as Uncle, Rachel Nash as Aunty, Ryan Mclntyre as Matt, Jay Saussey as 2nd Aunty, Holly Stokes as Family member, Ella Gilbert as Charlotte, Te Ao o Hinepehinga Rauna as Gina, Jaime McDermott as Annie, Dawn Glover as Darlene, Narelle Ahrens as Mrs Marsh, Mark Sole as Darren, Mirabai Pease as Leanne, Jason Hood as MC, Johnny Bright as Gregg Dunne, Nathan McKeown as Young David, Alice Caltaux as Young Arawa, Gretta-Rose Henderson as Young Laniet, Bodhi Baker as Young Stephen

Episode 5

Sunday, November 29, 2020
Written by Gavin Strawhan
Directed by David Stubbs

David has a romantic encounter while Robin and Margaret reconcile. Laniet comes home the night before the murders.

With: Johnny Bright as Gregg Dunne, Dan Cleary as Uncle, Rachel Nash as Aunty, Jamie Irvine as Detective Weir, Toni Potter as Pam, Dawn Glover as Darlene, Albertine Jonas as Harriet, Renée Sheridan as Tattoist, Make Sole as Darren, Robert Owens as Meter Reader, Mirabai Pease as Leanne, Ryan McIntye as Matt, Rory Nolan as Constable Turnhout