Home and Away spoilers: Roo Stewart discovers a SHOCK secret!

Home and Away, Roo Stewart, Evan Slater

Roo Stewart gets more than she bargained for when she confronts Evan about his reasons for wanting to get to know son Ryder on Home and Away...

Roo Stewart (played by Georgie Parker) has found herself caught-in-the-middle since her nephew, Ryder Jackson (Lukas Radovich) met his long-lost dad, Evan Slater (Cameron Daddo) on Home and Away (1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings).

Ryder remains suspicious of Evan's motives.

WHY does Evan want to get to know Ryder now, after previously abandoning him?

As Evan continues putting up barriers, Roo decides to question him on Ryder's behalf.

But Roo is in for a big SHOCK when Evan reveals the real reason he has come to Summer Bay to see Ryder...

Home and Away, Ari Parata, Tane Parata

Ari and Tane clash over money matters on Home and Away

Meanwhile, the exciting news about the Parata family's new home is overshadowed by the bad blood between brothers Ari (Rob Kipa-Williams) and Tane (Ethan Browne).

Tensions are high when Ari accuses Tane of making money through illegal means.

As yet another shouting match begins, can their long suffering sister-in-law, Gemma (Bree Peters) find a way to keep the peace and convince the men to call a truce?

Home and Away, John Palmer, Marilyn Chambers

Is a marriage reconciliation on the cards for Marilyn and John on Home and Away?

Elsewhere, the signs are looking good as John Palmer (Shane Withington) and Marilyn Chambers (Emily Symons) appear to be getting closer again.

Is there a chance these two will finally get their troubled marriage back on track?

ALSO, Alf Stewart (Ray Meagher) and his wife, Martha (Belinda Giblin) are back in the Bay after their honeymoon adventure!

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm/6:00pm 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)


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