Picnic at Hanging Rock: episode guide

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Episode 1.04

Sun, May 27, 2018
Written by Alice Addison
Directed by Amanda Brotchie

Hester struggles to contain the hysteria as aftershocks from the disappearance disrupt the old order.

A mysterious visitor summons memories of Hester's dark past, whilst Sara seeks escape from the college.

Meanwhile, we are taken into the story of the missing girls in the months leading up to the picnic, and the dark stain of the unsolved mystery continues to spread.


  • Natalie Dormer as Mrs. Appleyard
  • Lily Sullivan as Miranda Reid
  • Lola Bessis as Mademoiselle de Poitiers
  • Harrison Gilbertson as Michael Fitzhubert
  • Samara Weaving as Irma Leopold
  • Madeleine Madden as Marion Quade
  • Inez CurrĂ² as Sara Waybourne
  • Ruby Rees as Edith Horton
  • Yael Stone as Dora Lumley
  • Philip Quast as Arthur
  • Marcus Graham as Tomasetti
  • James Hoare as Albert Crundall
  • Mark Coles Smith as Tom
  • Don Hany as Dr Mackenzie
  • Jonny Pasvolsky as Sgt Bumpher
  • Anna McGahan as Miss Greta McCraw
  • Emily Gruhl as Minnie
  • Nicholas Hope as Colonel Fitzhubert
  • Ros Gentle as Mrs. Fitzhubert
  • Kate Box as Mrs Bumpher
  • Sibylla Budd as Mrs Valange
  • Bethany Whitmore as Blanche Gifford
  • Mayah Fredes as Rosamund Swift
  • Alyssa Tuddenham as Lily Kenton
  • Kate Bradford as Rose Kenton
  • Markella Kavenagh as Myrtle Dawson
  • Felix Johnson as Trooper Nolan
  • Kaarin Fairfax as Cook
  • Lee Cormie as Constable Wilkins
  • Bruce R Carter as Tracker Joe
  • Stephen Ballantyne as Mr Gifford
  • Eleanor Howlett as Mrs Gifford
  • Jacquie Brennan as Mrs McCready
  • Charlotte Steenbergen as Young Hester
  • Christopher Paton as Mike Riding Double