Aftertaste: episode guide

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Episode 1.05

Wednesday, March 03, 2021 (ABC)
ratings unknown (22nd)
Written by Julie de Fina & Matthew Bate
Directed by Jonathan Brough

When his latest outburst goes viral, volatile celebrity chef Easton West flees back to his hometown and tries to reinvent himself through an unlikely partnership with his 19-year-old pastry wunderkind niece.

In the aftermath of the polarising opening night of JUNE, Easton seeks enlightenment in the form of hallucinogens, while Diana tries to finally reach an understanding with her mother, Denise.


  • Paulo Castro as Wood Duck
  • Erik Thomson as Easton West
  • Hew Parham as Julian
  • Phil Monaghan as Bogan Dude
  • Sam McKenna as Servo Attendant [Matt]
  • Peter Carroll as Jim
  • Simone Annan as Viv
  • Remy Hii as Ben Zhao
  • Rachel Griffiths as Margot
  • Natalie Abbott as Diana
  • Susan Prior as Denise
  • Maggie McGuinness as Young Denise
  • Matthew Bate as Heckler
  • Eadan McGuinness as Young Easton
  • Matthew Vesely as Max