Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan will be coming back together on-screen as Charlene and Scott. The popular stars will be making a comeback for the finale of Neighbours. The on-screen power couple will play “a very special part” as the show will be ending after 37 years.
Kylie And Jason To Return To Neighbours For The Series Finale
Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan will return to Neighbours. The couple was not a part of the show for more than 30 years. The series will be axed this summer. It has been confirmed that the couple will be coming back to the show in the finale season.
The pair will be returning to the Australian soap opera as Ramsay Street’s on-screen power couple. Scott and Charlene Robinson were an important part of the show. The stars have triggered fevered speculation through their social media posts. The diehard fans posted images on Instagram. The image appeared to be the Neighbours script.
Minogue’s post showed the show’s title. The fans also spotted the name, Scott. Donovan shared an image which had Charlene’s name. There has been an official confirmation by programme bosses and they made an official post on Twitter. The post read:
Neighbours executive producer Jason Herbison said: “Scott and Charlene are the ultimate Neighbours couple and it would not feel right to end the show without them.
“We are thrilled that Jason and Kylie have come home to play a very special part in our series finale. “It has been an emotional experience for them, for us and I’m sure it will be for our viewers.”
The announcement has delighted viewers of the soap, who have been swift to express their enthusiasm on social media.
One wrote: “This means so much! Not taking away from the amazing current cast of course but to have the iconic Scott and Charlene return for the ending is absolutely icing on the cake!” “Well, that is the definition of going out with a bang! This will be amazing.”
Neighbours Finale Was Announced This Year
The last finale of the Neighbours will be returning this year. It was confirmed earlier this year. The show centres on the cul-de-sac community of Ramsay Street. The production of the show started in June.
The Neighbours Plot
Neighbours first aired in 1985. It follows the lives of those living and working in the Melbourne suburb of Erinsborough. Scott and Charlene became favourites with the soap’s fans.
Their wedding by more than two million Australian viewers. The show later pulled in an audience of almost 20 million in 1988. The wedding ceremony became one of the most-watched TV moments for a fictional show.
Donovan Statement About The Neighbours
Donovan, 53, played the role of Scott in the series. He was a part of the show from1986 to 1989. Speaking following the news that revealed that the series would cease production, Donovan said:
“I think it’s sad… but I think it’s time to celebrate Neighbours. “It has kept my family employed for a long time, to be honest. “My daughter is currently in it, my dad was in it, I think we should be grateful for what it’s given Australia, it’s given actors, producers, writers, directors.”