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Neighbours spoilers: Heather Schilling continues the search for "Karen"

Neighbours, Heather Schilling

Despite daughter Andrea's attempts to send Ian packing, scheming Heather decides to secretly carry-on the search for mystery lady, "Karen" (aka Dee?)

Furious with her mum's meddling, Andrea Somers quickly sends ex-lover Ian Packer on his way.

But when Andrea questions Heather on what she was doing with Ian, her mum lies she was only looking out for her daughter.

Worried that obsessed Ian could ruin her plan to get closer to Toadie Rebecchi and their baby son Hugo again, angry Andrea warns Heather to stop interfering.

Neighbours, Ian Packer, Heather Schilling, Andrea Somers

Andrea is annoyed after catching her mum Heather with Ian. (Picture: Channel 5)

But Heather's not done meddling just yet. She secretly contacts Ian again, and when she learns new information that could lead to finding the mysterious "Karen" (who might also be Toadie's first wife, Dee), Heather decides she's going to head to Byron Bay and hunt down "Karen" and make sure she doesn't make any trouble for them...

Elsewhere in Erinsborough, Ned Willis is still annoyed as ex-girlfriend Bea Nilsson gets closer to her ex-fiance Finn Kelly again, the man who once made her life hell.

However, after some relationship advice from friend Leo Tanaka, Ned finally begins to realise he could be missing out on a chance for romance right under his nose with neighbour, Yashvi Rebecchi.

Neighbours, Yashvi Rebecchi, Ned Willis

Romance for Yashvi and Ned? (Picture: Channel 5)

Yashvi has made it clear on several occasions that she fancies Ned. And when the pair FINALLY share a proper kiss, it looks like it could be the start of a new Ramsay Street romance!

Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm and 5:30pm 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.