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Neighbours reveals the famous faces set to join Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan in final ever episode

We know already about Neighbours’ return of queen Scott and king Charlene, but now Channel 5 has revealed that the beloved characters will be returning to Ramsay Street in the series finale.

After 37 years of television, the last episode of neighbours will air in August. It will feature fan favorites returning to Australia’s most iconic cul-de-sac, to say goodbye.

This soap opera was first broadcast in 1985 and follows the lives and work of people living in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb of Melbourne. It has also helped to launch the careers of many stars, including Margot Robbie and Russell Crowe.

Image Jason Donovan, and Kylie Minogue WILL Return as Scott and Charlene

The internet went wild after the April announcement that Minogue would be back with Donovan and Charlene Mitchell.


In a Sky News interview, Alan Fletcher, Dr Karl Kennedy’s longest-serving star, said that it would be an “emotional” final day on set.

Channel 5 has now announced the other stars that will be participating in the soap’s series finale. They said the soap will honor “the most memorable characters across many eras”.

Which other names will appear on the credits of the last Neighbours ever?

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Minogue and Donovan will be joined by Peter O’Brien from the 1980s. He played Shane Ramsay in the first episode, Ian Smith played Harold Bishop, and Mark Little played Joe Mangel. Paul Keane played Des Clarke.

Smith, who famously played Harold in a storyline that saw him return from the dead, said: “It is an absolute pleasure to come back.”

He called himself a “sook”, an Australian term for crybaby. I will be shocked on the last night of Neighbours.

Image Ian Smith, who played Harold Bishop in Neighbours, will be making another Neighbours return
Image Guy Pearce plays Mike, Elaine Smith plays Daphne, and Paul Keane plays Des. Keane was part of the final episode

“It will really be the end of an era, and I am so proud that I was a part it.”

The 1990s saw stars such as Daniel MacPherson who played Joel Samuels and Benjamin McNair who played Malcolm Kennedy. Melissa Bell, who played Lucy Robinson, was played by Melissa Bell, and Lesley Baker who played Angie Rebecchi.

MacPherson stated that “joining Neighbours aged 17 was a great way to kickstart a career that will continue to be an adventure of a lifetime.”

“To go back to play Joel was a small gesture of my immense gratitude to the cast, crew, and fans of The X-Files.”

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Karl Kennedy star Alan Fletcher says goodbye

Image Jackie Woodburne and Alan Fletcher are the longest-serving stars of Neighbours, having been playing Karl and Susan Kennedy for 28+ years

Among those who are returning from the Noughties era include Chris Milligan, Morgan Baker, Callum Rebecchi and Natalie Bassingthwaighte, who played Izzy Hoyland, and James Mason, who played Chris Pappas.

Pippa Black, who played Elle Robinson, and Jordan Patrick Smith, her brother, who played Andrew Robinson on-screen, will both be back.

Olympia Valance will play Paige Smith in the new era of the show, alongside Jodi Annasta as Elly, Zoe Cramond as Amy Williams, and Kate Kendall playing Lauren Turner.

Ben Hall will play Ned Willis. Olivia Junkeer will portray Yashvirebecchi. Zima Anderson will play Roxy Willis.

Image The careers of Hollywood stars Russell Crowe (below), Margot Robbie and

Jason Herbison, Neighbours’ executive producer, stated that “Whether it’s the ’80s or ’90s, the noughties, teens, or both, we will deliver something for everyone as Neighbours comes to an end.”

“We will celebrate the most memorable characters across many eras along with the current cast, with some surprises up our sleeves.”

After failing to secure funding, Neighbours was forced to cease production in June by its broadcaster.

Filming began for the last month of the program, with the final episode airing the 1 August.


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