Summer Love: episode guide

Jules and Tom and Jonah and Steph

Episode 1
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
290,000 viewers (20th)
Written by Patrick Brammall and Harriet Dyer
Directed by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope

Two couples travel to the house for their traditional summer holiday. The difference this year is that Steph and Jonah have Molly: their toddler who takes up more space than she did last year.

Cast: Patrick Brammall as Tom, Sibylla Budd as Jules, Stephen Curry as Jonah, Harriet Dyer as Steph, Evelyn Pell & Mila Pell as Molly, Matt Dower as FM Radio DJ

Kelly and Craig

Episode 2
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
246,000 viewers (20th)
Written by James Colley and Miranda Tapsell
Directed by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope

When Kelly and Craig become parents to an orphaned joey, they are forced to consider what it would mean to be actual parents — of an Aboriginal child.

Cast: Richard Davies as Craig, Miranda Tapsell as Kelly, Lana Golga as Surf Shop Assistant, Nicolette Minster as Deedee, David Quirk as Bryron, Roxanne McDonald as Elsie, Rachel Pepper as Mother from Surf Shop, Lisa Mitrov as Waitress

Imran and Nabilah

Episode 3
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
266,000 viewers (23rd)
Written by Nazeem Hussain
Directed by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope

A Muslim man grapples with the consequences of his dad's abandonment, one of them being him running away from his girlfriend this weekend.

Cast: Nazeem Hussain as Imran, Sana'a Shaik as Nabilah, Shapoor Batliwalla as Jaaved, Jane Harber as Caiti, Sukhdeep Singh Bhogal as Sukhdeep, Saba Zaidi Abdi as Anam (Nabilah's Mum), Waseem Khan as Sohail (Nabilah's Dad), Jenny Zhou as Alice (Waitress), David Quirk as Byron, Alice Chaston as Sue, Chitra Wijesinha as Nabilah's Aunty, Malith Wijayardhana as Nabilah's Brother, Amir Ali as Nabilah's Uncle, Bev Killick as Bev

Marion and Eddy

Episode 4
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
276,000 viewers (17th)
Written by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope
Directed by Nina Buxton

After a double booking forces them to stay together, Marion and Eddy find themselves challenging the behaviours that led to each of their divorces.

Cast: Robyn Butler as Marion, Wayne Hope as Eddy, Firdi Billimoria as Firefighter #1, Roz Hammond as Janelle, Tony Rickards as Neighbour

Luke and Olly

Episode 5
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
???,000 viewers (23rd)
Written by Jayden Masciulli and Nath Valvo
Directed by Nina Buxton

Luke and Olly confront societal expectations of being gay men versus what they actually want as a happy couple.

Cast: Tim Draxl as Luke, Harry McNaughton as Olly, Blake Richardson as Jett, Tiana Hogben as Fiona, Max Bimbi as Jack, Shaun Goss as Sebastian, Daniel Fischer as Alexander, Catherine Larcey as Shop Assistant

Charlie and Zeke

Episode 6
Wednesday, October 05, 2022
226,000 viewers (20th)
Written by Kodie Bedford and Bjorn Stewart
Directed by Kodie Bedford

While on a trial separation, Charlie and Zeke both come to the house for their traditional anniversary weekend and neither is willing to give it up.

Cast: Chenoa Deemal as Charlie, Bjorn Stewart as Zeke, Jarron Andy as Ben, Shakira Clanton as Finlay, Charles Wu as Roger, Jason Klarwein as Jason

Hannah and Alex

Episode 7
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
236,000 viewers (20th)
Written by Alison Bell
Directed by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope

Two sisters leave their chaotic family lives behind for a recharge night together but somehow bring the chaos with them.

Cast: Alison Bell as Hannah, Annie Maynard as Alex, Claudia Greenstone as Mum, Nick Russell as Dad, Talia Hoskins Green as Young Hannah, Gisele Field as Young Alex, Harvey Devlin as Otto, Noah Percy as Raphael, Travis Cotton as Rob, Alicia Banit as Ella, Morgana O'Reilly as Becky, Johnny Carr as Dan, Virginia Trioli as Herself, Thomas Oriti as Himself

Frankie and Trevor

Episode 8 (finale)
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
272,000 viewers (16th)
Written by Kate Mulvany
Directed by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope

The cleaners of the holiday house are interrupted by their troubled niece, who comes to stay, and the sudden arrival of a man with a disability on the front lawn.

Cast: Johnny Carr as Dan, Charlotte Maggi as Frankie, Morgana O'Reilly as Becky, Keith Robinson as Trevor, Bev Killick as Bev