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Home and Away spoilers: Can Dean Thompson win over Ziggy Astoni?

Home and Away, Dean Thompson, Ziggy Astoni

Now that Ziggy has moved back into her family's old farmhouse, Dean Thompson fears he is slowly losing his girlfriend on Home and Away...

Ziggy Astoni (played by Sophie Dillman) has packed her bags and moved out on boyfriend, Dean Thompson (Patrick O'Connor) on Home and Away (1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings).

Ziggy is starting to feel like there's no place for her in Dean's life, now he is getting to know his long-lost son, Jai (River Jarvis), born from his relationship with ex-lover, Amber Simmons (Madeleine Jevic).

Afraid he is slowly losing the love of his life, Dean confesses his love and commitment to Ziggy.

He wants both Ziggy and his relationship with Jai.

But will it be enough to convince Ziggy there's a place for her in Dean's new family dynamic?

Home and Away, Mackenzie Booth

WHO walks in on a naked Mackenzie in the bathroom on Home and Away?

Meanwhile, Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir) has decided to move in with her boyfriend, Ari Parata (Rob Kipa Williams) after being given notice to move out of her current apartment.

However, Mackenzie's brother, Dean is afraid the move could lead to a whole lot of trouble, given the unresolved feelings between Mackenzie and Ari's younger brother, Tane (Ethan Browne).

And sure enough, just as Mackenzie is enjoying a relaxing bath at the Parata house, Tane accidentally walks in on her!

Is this awkward new living set-up going to be too much trouble?

Home and Away, Justin Morgan

Is Justin ready to tell his daughter Ava the bad news about his condition on Home and Away?

Elsewhere, Justin Morgan (James Stewart) is still annoyed that his well-meaning sister, Tori (Penny McNamee) has invited Justin's daughter, Ava for a visit.

With Ava's arrival looming, Justin has to decide whether he will tell his daughter about his SHOCK health diagnosis...

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5

Simon Timblick
Simon Timblick

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)


And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.