Secret Bridesmaids' Business: episode guide


Episode 1

Sun, September 29, 2019 (9pm)
426,000 viewers (8th)
Written by Andrew Anastasios
Directed by Tori Garrett

The joy of an unexpected wedding proposal brings three best friends closer than ever, until a series of secrets are uncovered, and a dangerous obsession begins to spiral out of control.

Starring: Abbie Cornish as Melanie Heyward, Katie McGrath as Saskia De Merindol, Georgina Haig as Olivia Cotterill, Alexander England as Jakob Novak, Oliver Ackland as Alex Blake, Dan Spielman as Michael Heyward

With: Annie Jones as Colleen Cotterill, Nicholas Bell as Bill Cotterill, Jackson Tozer as Oscar Kyo, Diana Glenn as Julia Parkes, Rohan Browne as Christof Delis [uncredited], Artemis Ioannides as Uzma Abbassi, Steven Cabral as Bruno Pippos, Arlia Phieler as Daisy Heyward, Olive Trinchi as Luci Heyward, Emily Taheny as Nicole Vrisaki, Fiona Choi as Dr Elise Reardon, James Biasetto as Eric Ramsey, Hannah Bath as Janine Antonia, Kerrie Gee as Mei-Lin, Wesley Forke as Dante, Megan Hind as Lorelei, Rommel Daroya as Young Guy, Rohan Browne as Christof Delis [uncredited]

Note: cast credits for all episodes are as per Seven's custom end credits for the broadcast version and do not appear to be accurate

Episode 2

Mon, September 30, 2019
???,000 viewers (25th)
Written by Trent Roberts
Directed by Tori Garrett

Saskia and Alex go to extreme lengths to conceal damning lies from the past, while Olivia wrestles with her life-threatening secret.

Starring: Abbie Cornish as Melanie Heyward, Katie McGrath as Saskia De Merindol, Georgina Haig as Olivia Cotterill, Alexander England as Jakob Novak, Oliver Ackland as Alex Blake, Dan Spielman as Michael Heyward

With: Annie Jones as Colleen Cotterill, Nicholas Bell as Bill Cotterill, Jackson Tozer as Oscar Kyo, Diana Glenn as Julia Parkes, Rohan Browne as Christof Delis, Artemis Ioannides as Uzma Abbassi, Jacquie Brennan as Kerri Lane, Arlia Phieler as Daisy Heyward, Olive Trinchi as Luci Heyward, Emily Taheny as Nicole Vrisaki, James Biasetto as Eric Ramsey, Chloe Ng as Bree Tan, Alison Adriano as Toni Chuah, Kerrie Gee as Mei-Lin, Francesca Arena as Gemma, Wesley Forke as Dante

Episode 3

Tue, October 01, 2019
320,000 viewers (20th)
Written by Trent Roberts
Directed by Jennifer Perrott

As Melanie fights for her marriage in the wake of her affair, Olivia rebounds from her failed engagement with a charming stranger, and an impetuous misstep of Saskia's catches up with her.

Starring: Abbie Cornish as Melanie Heyward, Katie McGrath as Saskia De Merindol, Georgina Haig as Olivia Cotterill, Alexander England as Jakob Novak, Oliver Ackland as Alex Blake, Dan Spielman as Michael Heyward

With: Nicholas Bell as Bill Cotterill, Jackson Tozer as Oscar Kyo, Diana Glenn as Julia Parkes, Artemis Ioannides as Uzma Abbassi, Steven Cabral as Bruno Pippos, Rohan Browne as Christof Delis, Arlia Phieler as Daisy Heyward, Olive Trinchi as Luci Heyward, Jacquie Brennan as Karri Lane, Emily Taheny as Nicole Vrisaki, Fiona Choi as Dr Elise Reardon, Hannah Bath as Janine Antonia, Nick Carrafa as Sam Saluzzio, Brenda Palmer as Elderly Woman

Episode 4

Tue, October 08, 2019
361,000 viewers (18th)
Written by Chelsea Cassio and Alli Parker
Directed by Jennifer Perrott

Melanie provokes a dangerous new rage in Jakob when she digs into his past. Olivia hides her diagnosis from those closest, while Saskia's unexpected relationship history is revealed.

Starring: Abbie Cornish as Melanie Heyward, Katie McGrath as Saskia De Merindol, Georgina Haig as Olivia Cotterill, Alexander England as Jakob Novak, Oliver Ackland as Alex Blake, Dan Spielman as Michael Heyward

With: Annie Jones as Colleen Cotterill, Nicholas Bell as Bill Cotterill, Jackson Tozer as Oscar Kyo, Rod Mullinar as Dyson Novak, Thomas Ersatz as Detective Mackenzie, Roz Hammond as Ginger Connor, Diana Glenn as Julia Parker, Artemis Ioannides as Uzma Abbassi, Steven Cabral as Bruno Pippos, Arlia Phieler as Daisy Heyward, Olive Trinchi as Luci Heyward, Fiona Choi as Dr Elise Reardon, Anita Cerdic-Smith as Marieka Cummins, Morgana O'Reilly as Rachel Atwood, Brigid Gallacher as Freya Gill, Kiana Daniele as Caitlin Martel, James Biasetto as Eric Ramsey, Oliver Coleman as Evan Reid, Hannah Bath as Janine Antonia, Paul English as John McBride, Fiona Scarlett as Grace Hardy-Connor, Rayesh Gunasekera as Resident 1, Robin Brown as Resident 2, Akosia Sabet as Hospital Receptionist

Episode 5

Tue, October 15, 2019
???,000 viewers (21st)
Written by Shanti Gudgeon & David Hannam
Directed by Jennifer Perrott

Melanie turns stalker in a bid to save another woman from Jakob's harassment, while Olivia discovers Alex's darkest secret, and Saskia starts to spiral in the aftermath of a vicious attack.

Starring: Abbie Cornish as Melanie Heyward, Katie McGrath as Saskia De Merindol, Georgina Haig as Olivia Cotterill, Alexander England as Jakob Novak, Oliver Ackland as Alex Blake, Dan Spielman as Michael Heyward

With: Nicholas Bell as Bill Cotterill, Jackson Tozer as Oscar Kyo, Artemis Ioannides as Uzma Abbassi, Thomas Ersatz as Detective Mackenzie, Roz Hammond as Ginger Connor, Jacquie Brennan as Kerri Lane, Arlia Phieler as Daisy Heyward, Olive Trinchi as Luci Heyward, Fiona Choi as Dr Elise Reardon, Josephine Eberhard as Lucia Heyward, Anita Cerdic-Smith as Marieka Cummins, Chloe Ng as Bree Tan, James Biasetto as Eric Ramsey, Oliver Coleman as Evan Reid, Bruce Hunt-Hughes as Jack Mey. Melanie Lockman as Lila, Maia Absberg as Coach [Sophie], Cheyne Lynch as Teenager, Joshua Hine as Footy Player, Deb Ferns as Texan Gun Lady, Rohan Browne as Christof Delis [uncredited]

Episode 6

Tue, October 22, 2019
Written by
Directed by Jennifer Perrott

Olivia's wedding has finally arrived. None of the women realise that Melanie is still in danger — Jakob is hell-bent on revenge.

Starring: Abbie Cornish as Melanie Heyward, Katie McGrath as Saskia De Merindol, Georgina Haig as Olivia Cotterill, Alexander England as Jakob Novak, Oliver Ackland as Alex Blake, Dan Spielman as Michael Heyward

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