The Summer Bay copper's life is on the line after being stabbed by disturbed Douglas on Home and Away! Will he survive the ordeal?
It's not looking good for policeman Colby Thorne (played by Tim Franklin) when he is rushed to hospital on Home and Away (1:15pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings).
Colby was stabbed in the leg by Leah Patterson's (Ada Nicodemou) twisted kidnapper, Douglas (Adam Booth).
Dr Alex Neilson (Zoe Ventoura) diagnoses that Colby has a severed artery in his leg and must have emergency surgery.
Colby's teenage sister Bella Nixon (Courtney Miller), his best buddy Dean Thompson (Patrick O'Connor) and Dean's sister Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir) are horrified by the turn of events.
Worried for his welfare, Mackenzie begins to question her feelings for ex-boyfriend Colby. Maybe she's not really over him after all?
Meanwhile, Leah is FINALLY back home in the Bay among friends and family, after escaping from kidnapper Douglas and being rescued by boyfriend Justin Morgan (James Stewart).
Justin is full of questions about what really happened to Leah since she disappeared from town weeks ago.
But is Leah ready to reveal the truth about her ordeal?
Home and Away continues every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1:15pm on Channel 5
Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.
Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?
Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!
Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.
He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.
Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)
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