Home and Away spoilers: There's a SHOCK for Marilyn Chambers!

Home and Away, Marilyn Chambers, Ben Astoni

Things seem to be going rather nicely between Marilyn Chambers and John at the moment on Home and Away. But then something TERRIBLE happens...

Marilyn Chambers (played by Emily Symons) and her husband, John Palmer (Shane Withington) seem to be taking baby steps towards repairing their troubled marriage on Home and Away (1:15pm/6:00pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide for full listings).

But those happy times could be short-lived...

As Marilyn and John enjoy catching-up at the Parata family's housewarming party, John suddenly starts slurring his words and feeling dizzy.

To Marilyn's horror, John suddenly collapses to the ground!

Soon after, an ambulance is called. What's happened to John? Will he survive?

Home and Away, Ari Parata, Tane Parata

Will Ari and Tane have another punch-up on Home and Away?

Meanwhile, bickering brothers, Ari (Rob Kipa-Williams) and Tane Parata (Ethan Browne) finally appear to have called a truce, to the relief of their sister-in-law, Gemma (Bree Peters).

The family decide to throw a garden party to celebrate their move to Summer Bay.

However, it's not long before there's tension between Ari and Tane again, after Ari notices Tane flirting with his on/off lover, Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir).

Mackenzie has already rejected Tane's advances.

But Ari is not convinced and gives Tane a very clear warning that Mackenzie is off limits!

Home and Away, Nikau Parata

Nikau is not happy when he notices the chemistry between his mum Gemma and newly single Ben on Home and Away

Also, Nikau Parata (Kawakawa Fox-Reo) notices a friendship brewing between his mum Gemma and newly single, Ben Astoni (Rohan Nichol).

WHY does Nikau take a disliking to Ben?

Home and Away, Justin Morgan

Will Justin accept Tori's decision to let Jasmine back into baby Grace's life on Home and Away?

Elsewhere, Tori Morgan (Penny McNamee) tries to make amends with Jasmine Delaney (Sam Frost) after their recent falling out over baby Grace.

Tori makes it clear she still wants Tori to be a part of her daughter, Grace's life.

However, how will Tori's protective brother, Justin (James Stewart) react when he finds out Tori has left Grace in Jasmine's care again?

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

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.