The Heights: episode guide

Episodes 1 - 16 | Episodes 17 - 30

Episode 1

Fri, February 22, 2019 (ABC, 8:30)
351,000 viewers (13th)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Warren Clarke
Directed by James Bogle

The residents of Arcadia Towers are left reeling after an abandoned baby is discovered. Hazel is stunned when her estranged son Ryan returns from London. Leonie struggles with Mich’s desire to move in with his dad.

Starring: Marcus Graham as Pav, Shari Sebbens as Leonie, Calen Tassone as Mich, Roz Hammond as Claudia, Bridie McKim as Sabine, Fiona Press as Hazel, Mitchell Bourke as Ryan, Dan Paris as Mark, Saskia Hampele as Renee, Phoenix Raei as Ash, Yazeed Daher as Kam, Carina Hoang as Iris, Koa Kuen as Sully, Cara McCarthy as Ana

With: Briallen Clarke as Shannon, Kelton Pell as Uncle Max, Bernie Davis as Bruce, Charlie Gray and Drift Taylor as Baby Patch, Davilia O'Connor as Audrey, Jane Humphreys as Firefighter, Eddie Stowers as Fetu, Geoffrey Miethe as Ernie, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Siria Kickett as Kat, Vishal Bulsara as Dr Vish, Pepper as Mr Bird

Note: episodes 1-16 were released in ABC iView on February 22 with the final 14 to be released at a later date. The episode is dedicated to director Andrew Prowse (1950-2018)

Episode 2

Fri, February 22, 2019 (9:00)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Peter Mattessi
Directed by James Bogle

Following Shannon being identified as the abandoned baby’s mother, Hazel and Ryan are desperate for answers. Sabine navigates her first day at Arcadia High. Sully invites Ash to dinner with Iris — with disastrous consequences.

With: Asher Yasbincek as Rose, Charlie Gray and Drift Taylor as Baby Patch, Melody Rom as Amira, Nicholas Di Nardo as Dane

Episode 3

Fri, March 01, 2019 (8:30)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Hannah Carroll Chapman
Directed by Andrew Prowse

Ryan and Hazel race to find Shannon who has fled the hospital again following giving birth to baby Patch and deciding that she is not ready to look after him. Social services begin to get involved. A smitten Sully buys Ash’s affection. Pav and Claudia are unable to deny their attraction. Leonie reluctantly allows Mich to move into the towers.

With: Amelia Kelly as Frankie, Amir Rahimzadeh as Hamid, Bailey Jeffery and Drift Taylor as Baby Patch, Bernie Davis as Bruce, Claudia Cirillo as Ella, Craig Fong as Benny, Davilia O'Connor as Audrey, Eddie Stowers as Fetu, Helen Searle as Nurse Chloe, Jasmine Sadati as Fatema, Kelton Pell as Uncle Max, Megan Hollier as Jill, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Orlando Borg as Noah, Rasta Karami as Laila, Siria Kickett as Kat, Ze Winters as Maryam, George Waldock as Oddjob

Episode 4

Fri, March 01, 2019 (9:00)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Romina Accurso
Directed by Andrew Prowse

Pav and Claudia’s date is gate-crashed by his ex-wife Leonie, Sully makes a drunken move on Ash. Ryan and Hazel reopen old wounds as they decide what to do with baby Patch.

With: Amir Rahimzadeh as Hamid, Bernie Davis as Bruce, Craig Fong as Benny, Geoffrey Miethe as Ernie, Larissa Fernandez as Yoga Instructor, Liam Graham as Tyler, Megan Hollier as Jill, Sam Barbas as Bartender, Sam Barrett as Daisy, Siria Kickett as Kat, Pepper as Mr Bird

Episode 5

Fri, March 08, 2019 (8:30)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Megan Palinkas
Directed by James Bogle

Ash struggles on the job with Mark following a night of partying. Ryan and Hazel discover that their inheritance isn’t all that it seems. Leonie tries to make up for crashing Pav’s date with Claudia.

With: Amir Rahimzadeh as Hamid, Kelton Pell as Uncle Max, Rasta Karami as Laila, Ze Winters as Maryam, Bernie Davis as Bruce, Craig Fong as Benny, Liam Graham as Tyler, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Sam Barrett as Daisy, Siria Kickett as Kat, Zelda Taggart as Baby Patch

Episode 6

Fri, March 08, 2019 (9:00)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Romina Accurso
Directed by James Bogle

Pav and Claudia’s second date gets ruined by their kids, Kam lands himself and Iris in trouble with the police. Hazel refuses to cancel her Mahjong game on account of Patch, and the community come together to make it happen.

With: Kelton Pell as Uncle Max, Ze Winters as Maryam, Eddie Stowers as Fetu; Zelda Taggart, Leo McClintock and Leo Eliadis as Baby Patch; Nicholas Di Nardo as Dane, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Olivia Nardini as Sarah, Riley Henderson as Falling Kid, Sienna Eddy Cate as Megan, George Waldock as Oddjob

Episode 7

Fri, March 15, 2019 (8:30)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Peter Mattessi
Directed by Andrew Prowse

An accident at home makes Renee see red over the unfinished renovations. Claudia struggles to reconcile with Sabine following her discovery that she's sexually active. Iris learns the truth behind Kam's business antics.

With: Amelia Kelly as Frankie, Amir Rahimzadeh as Hamid, Jasmine Sadati as Fatema, Orlando Borg as Noah, Rasta Karami as Laila, Ze Winters as Maryam, Alex Williams as Dr Evan, Andrew Dunstan as Louis, Drift Taylor as Baby Patch, Tene Moore as Dr Dwyer, Zachary Drieberg as Fraser, Sam Howarth as TV Physicist, George Waldock as Oddjob

Episode 8

Fri, March 15, 2019 (9:00)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Tracey Defty-Rashid & Peter Mattessi
Directed by Andrew Prowse

Mark feels the pressure when Renee insists they get a loan to finish the house renovations. Ash enjoys the high life when he meets up with Tyler and his friends. Kam impresses Iris with his entrepreneurial skills.

With: Amelia Kelly as Frankie, Amir Rahimzadeh as Hamid, Jasmine Sadati as Fatema, Orlando Borg as Noah, Rasta Karami as Laila, Greg McNeill as Roger, Liam Graham as Tyler, Maleeka Gasbarri as Anais, Paul Montague as Paul, Sam Barratt as Daisy, Sarah McNeill as Penny, Tristan Gorey as Byron

Episode 9

Fri, March 22, 2019 (8:30)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Magda Wozniak & Hannah Carroll Chapman
Directed by James Bogle

Sully has a disastrous first day at his teaching practical and Claudia establishes some ground rules around Sabine and Dane's relationship.

With: Amelia Kelly as Frankie, Orlando Borg as Noah, Rasta Karami as Laila, Andrew Dunstan as Louis, Holly Jones as Alison, Kiana Pazoki as Shirin, Liam Graham as Tyler, Nicholas Di Nardo as Dane, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Sam Barrett as Daisy, Tristan Gorey as Byron, Zachary Drieberg as Fraser, George Waldock as Oddjob

Episode 10

Fri, March 22, 2019 (9:00)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Hannah Carroll Chapman
Directed by James Bogle

Mark becomes further entangled in his web of lies when Renee makes a troubling discovery. Hazel questions her ability to mother when Patch falls ill. Ash is unsettled by Tyler's interest in him.

With: Amelia Kelly as Frankie, Jasmine Sadati as Fatema, Kelton Pell as Uncle Max, Orlando Borg as Noah, Alex Williams as Dr. Evan, Asher Yasbincek as Rose, Bernie Davis as Bruce, Caris Eves as Ms Bathgate, Davilia O'Connor as Audrey, Drift Taylor as Baby Patch, Liam Graham as Tyler, Maleeka Gasbarri as Anais, Nicholas Di Nardo as Dane, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Sam Barrett as Daisy, Tristan Gorey as Byron

Episode 11

Fri, March 29, 2019 (8:30)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Miley Tunnecliffe & Megan Palinkas
Directed by Renee Webster

Ryan and Ana's friendship grows into something more. Claudia's confronted by a gift Sabine receives. Ash becomes disillusioned with Tyler's world and Leonie shuts down Mich's questions about their Aboriginal heritage.

With: Bernie Davis as Bruce, Greg McNeill as Roger, Jasmine Sadati as Fatema, Kelton Pell as Uncle Max, Liam Graham as Tyler, Nicholas Di Nardo as Dane, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Rasta Karami as Laila, Sarah McNeill as Penny, Zachary Drieberg as Fraser, Ze Winters as Maryam

Episode 12

Fri, March 29, 2019 (9:00)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Megan Palinkas
Directed by Andrew Prowse

Mich is determined to explore his Aboriginal heritage. Ash disappoints Kam, whilst Ryan has a sweet surprise for Ana. Mark and Renee struggle in the bedroom as Pav and Claudia heat up.

With: Alex Williams as Dr. Evan Clarke, Amir Rahimzadeh as Hamid, Andrew Hale as Ian, Bernie Davis as Bruce, Jasmine Sadati as Fatema, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Rasta Karami as Laila, Shiloh Blondel as Miranda, Siobhan Dow-Hall as Lola, Siria Kickett as Kat, Ze Winters as Maryam,

Episode 13

Fri, April 05, 2019 (8:30)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Katie Beckett & Hannah Carroll Chapman
Directed by James Bogle

Bruce finally opens up to Leonie about her Indigenous mother, Pav and Claudia are bad at being friends with benefits and Iris decides to find Sully a boyfriend.

With: Amir Rahimzadeh as Hamid, Bernie Davis as Bruce, Davilia O'Connor as Audrey, Kelton Pell as Uncle Max, Rasta Karami as Laila, Siria Kickett as Kat, Zachary Drieberg as Fraser, Kim Lord as Footy Commentator

Episode 14

Fri, April 05, 2019 (9:00)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Romina Accurso
Directed by James Bogle

Pav's new romance with Claudia becomes complicated. Sully loses in love but has a win at school. Ryan and Ana grow closer while preparing the pub for its imminent relaunch.

With: Bernie Davis as Bruce, Kiana Pazoki as Shirin, Rasta Karami as Laila, Siria Kickett as Kat, William Tran as Matt, Zachary Drieberg as Fraser

Episode 15

Fri, April 12, 2019 (8:30)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Mithila Gupta & Romina Accurso
Directed by Renee Webster

Ana and Ryan finally get together, only to be confronted by an unexpected third wheel. Renee is horrified when Mark confesses to his gambling addiction. Claudia and Pav struggle to keep their romance secret.

With: Amelia Kelly as Frankie, Angela Mahlatjie as Lottie, Nicholas Di Nardo as Dane, Noel O'Neill as Watto, Orlando Borg as Noah, Siria Kickett as Kat

Episode 16

Fri, April 12, 2019 (9:00)
Story by Warren Clarke, Romina Accurso, Hannah Carroll Chapman, Peter Mattessi, Megan Palinkas, Faith McKinnon
Written by Megan Palinkas
Directed by Andrew Prowse

Ryan uses the pub's launch to avoid talking to Lottie while Ana's unsure where she stands after Lottie's arrival. Renee tells Mark he needs to get help with his gambling addiction.

With: Alex Williams as Dr. Evan Clarke, Amelia Kelly as Frankie, Angela Mahlatjie as Lottie, Bernie Davis as Bruce, Bruce Denny as Doug, Kelton Pell as Uncle Max, Nicholas Di Nardo as Dane, Noel O'Neill as Watto

Note: the final 14 episodes are expected to begin airing in July (with all 14 available immediately on iView)