Neighbours spoilers: Toadie Rebecchi makes a SHOCK discovery!

Neighbours, Toadie Rebecchi

Toadie Rebecchi makes a startling discovery about Dee's biological dad on Neighbours. Can he find a way to break the heartbreaking news to her?

Toadie Rebecchi (played by Ryan Maloney) has been secretly investigating the whereabouts of Dee Bliss's (Madeleine West) biolgical dad on Neighbours (1:45pm/5:30pm on Channel 5, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings).

Toadie is taking a bit of a risk with the investigation, since Dee has previously decided not to continue the search into her past.

However, it's too late to turn back now as private investigator, John Wong (Harry Tseng) has found Dee's missing-in-action dad!

Unfortunately, it's not all good news, as Toadie discovers Dee's dad lives in Alaska and is dying...

Can he find a way to break the news to Dee?

Neighbours, Emmett Donaldson

Emmett's first day at Erinsborough High doesn't get off to a good start on Neighbours

Meanwhile, now that Emmett Donaldson (Ezra Justin) has decided to stick around in Erinsborough, foster parents Aaron Brennan (Matt Wilson) and David Tanaka (Takaya Honda) decide to enroll the teenager at the local Erinsborough High School.

However, Emmett is overwhelmed with anxiety on his first day at school.

David and Aaron soon discover Emmett has fallen behind with his studies and has a lot of catching-up to do.

But WHO can they call on for help?

Neighbours, Yashvi Rebecchi, Ned Willis

Ned is in for a SHOCK when he takes Yashvi out for an expensive meal on Neighbours!

Elsewhere, Yashvi Rebecchi (Olivia Junkeer) is still down-in-the-dumps after all the drama involving the kidnapping of her young cousin, Hugo.

Yashvi's boyfriend, Ned Willis (Ben Hall) is doing his best to cheer her up.

Ned decides to treat Yashvi to an indulgent meal at an expensive restaurant.

However, when the bill comes, Ned is shocked at the damage!

Has the struggling artist got enough cash to cover the cost?

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.