Wakefield: episode guide

1.01 | 1.02 | 1.03 | 1.04 | 1.05 | 1.06 | 1.07 | 1.08

Episode 8

Friday, April 02, 2021 (ABC iView)
Sunday, June 06, 2021 (ABC)
Writer: Kristen Dunphy
Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse

Nik leaves his sister's wedding following a confrontation that unravels the event. He returns to Wakefield where his obsession over a missing piece from a puzzle culminates in his total recall of a horrifying truth from his past.


  • Rudi Dharmalingam as Nik Katira
  • Mandy McElhinney as Linda
  • Geraldine Hakewill as Dr. Kareena Wells
  • Dan Wyllie as James
  • Felicity Ward as Collette
  • Harriet Dyer as Genevieve
  • Megan Smart as Ivy
  • Harry Greenwood as Trevor
  • Sam Simmons as Pete
  • Bessie Holland as Tessa Knight
  • Guy Simon as Mr. Invisible
  • Shapoor Batliwalla as Rashaal
  • Nadie Kammallaweera as Jeshna
  • Pacharo Mzembe as Rohan Achebe
  • Victoria Haralabidou as Cath
  • Henry Nixon as David
  • Richie Miller as Omar
  • Miritana Hughes as Seffa
  • Monica Kumar as Renuka
  • Kershawn Theodore as 12 Year Old Nik
  • Nicholas Brown as Kiran
  • Vaishnavi Suryaprakash as Georgi
  • Virginie Laverdure as Sanchi
  • Shameer Birges as Ayaan
  • Monroe Reimers as Uncle Rajah
  • Nirish Bhat Surambadka as Young Nik
  • Skanda Jammalamadaka as Dilshan
  • Dave Arun as Wedding Boy
  • Jai Singh as Hindu Priest
  • Lucky Singh as Pallavi
  • Veena Sudarshan as Gita
  • Kavindu Attanayake as Nik Double
  • Danu Jayawardhana as Nik Double
  • David Caputo as Nik Double
  • Julian Bonser as Tap Dancer
  • Reid Perry as Tap Dancer
  • Thomas Egan as Tap Dancer
  • Joel Rasmussen as Tap Dancer
  • Dayton Tavares as Tap Dancer
  • Dylan Maloney as Tap Dancer


  • "Come On Eileen" performed by Dexys Midnight Runners
  • "Gal Mitthi Mitthi Bollywood / Hip Hop Mix" performed by Tochi Raina and Nilesh P.
  • "She Move It Like" performed by Badshah
  • "Raula" performed by Pritam, Neeti Mohan and Diljit Dosanjh
  • "Punjab Wedding Song" performed by Boney M.
  • "Just About To Break" performed by Paul Kelly
  • "Heaven (Must Be There)" performed by Eurogliders
  • "Begin Again" written by Laura Distasi, performed by Geraldine Hakewill