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Neighbours spoilers: Will Shane Rebecchi's addiction wreck his marriage?

Neighbours, Shane Rebecchi

Shane and Dipi's wedding anniversary celebration ends in disaster after a SHOCK secret is revealed on Neighbours! Will their marriage survive?

As Shane (played by Nicholas Coghlan) and Dipi Rebecchi's (Sharon Johal) surprise wedding anniversary dinner gets underway down at Harold's Cafe on Neighbours (1:45pm/5:30pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings), the timing couldn't be worse...

Dipi remains blissfully unaware that her husband is battling withdrawal symptoms from his secret drug addiction.

But family friend, Mackenzie Hargreaves (Georgie Stone), who has just discovered the terrible truth from her boyfriend, Richie Amblin (Lachie Millar) can't bring herself to lie to Dipi.

Alerted by Mackenzie, a suddenly suspicious Dipi demands to know what's been going on while Shane disappeared off on a break from Ramsay Street...

Will Shane finally come clean about his addiction?

Is Dipi prepared to hear the devastating news?

And will Shane and Dipi's 20-year marriage survive?

Neighbours, Pierce Greyson, Dipi Rebecchi

Dipi is supported by Pierce after her wedding anniversary celebrations end in disaster on Neighbours...

Neighbours, Mackenzie Hargreaves

Will Mackenzie break-up with boyfriend, Richie after finding out what he's done on Neighbours?

Meanwhile, Mackenzie reels from another SHOCK discovery of her own when she finds out it was Richie who gave Shane his first taste of drugs!

Is another Ramsay Street romance about to bite the dust?

Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm/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.