Neighbours spoilers: Will Sonya Rebecchi survive SHOCK poisoning?
Unaware that Sonya has been left in peril by Alice, Toadie jumps to the conclusion his wife has fallen off the wagon and gone on a bender...
Toadie Rebecchi remains none the wiser his wife Sonya has been driven off into deadly danger by the family nanny, Alice Wells.
So when Toadie receives a text message from Sonya to explain she has decided to stay overnight with her gardening client, Toadie is unaware it was really Alice who sent the message using his wife's phone. So with nobody out looking for missing Sonya, her situation gets worse by the minute...
Meanwhile, Toadie is called to the hospital where he discovers Sonya's toxicology results from last week have come back showing signs of opiates in her system. Unaware that Alice has been spiking Sonya's food and drink with painkillers to push the former addict off the wagon, Toadie is horrified at the thought Sonya has relapsed and secretly taken off on a bender...
Elsewhere, Mark Brennan and Elly Conway celebrate their big news with an engagement party.
But it's tough for Mark's younger sister Chloe who has developed romantic feelings for her future sister-in-law Elly!
Drowning her sorrows by hitting the booze, Chloe ends up worse for wear and in a drunken moment blurts out to Elly how much she loves her! How will Elly react to Chloe's declaration of love?
Elsewhere, Jane Harris is out to make amends with Paul Robinson after the awkward family lunch she arranged between him, his son Leo Tanaka and girlfriend Terese Willis. Will Paul accept he still has a long way to go to rebuild his family?
Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm and 5:30pm 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)
And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.