How far will Bella Nixon go to keep Colby and Mackenzie apart on Home and Away? When Bella suddenly collapses, could she really be sick?
Bella Nixon (played by Courtney Miller) has made it very clear that she doesn't approve of her brother Colby Thorne (Tim Franklin) dating Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir) again on Home and Away (1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide for full listings).
However, Colby has told the stroppy teenager to get on board with his decision and stop playing-up.
But Bella doesn't seem to have got the message. When she finds out Colby and Mackenzie are planning a romantic weekend away together, she's furious.
However, after angrily confronting the pair, Bella suddenly COLLAPSES...
But while Colby fears for his sister and wants to get her to hospital, Mackenzie is not convinced. After all, this isn't the first time Bella has claimed she is sick to spoil things between Colby and Mackenzie.
But is something seriously wrong this time?
Meanwhile, Ziggy Astoni (Sophie Dillman) and her boyfriend Dean Thompson (Patrick O'Connor) have put their beach bust-up behind them, now that they think flirty backpacker Jade (Mia Morrissey) is leaving town.
But little do they know, Jade has just landed a job working at restaurant Salt! How will Ziggy react when she finds out potential love rival Jade is sticking around in the Bay?
Elsewhere, Alf Stewart (Ray Meagher) and wife/ladyfriend Martha (Belinda Giblin) return home after their road trip with some exciting news. But what?
Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm and 6:00pm on Channel 5
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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)