Shock in today's Home and Away as THIS Summer Bay legend returns

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Yesterday saw Alf Stewart return to Summer Bay, but he's not the only Home and Away legend making a comeback this week...

Today's Home and Away will see legendary Martha Stewart make a shock return to Summer Bay... and she is coming back with a bombshell that she's about to drop on her daughter, Roo!

Alf returned home from his 'fishing trip' yesterday, but with everyone rushing to get to work and school he failed to find the time to tell his family what he's really been doing with his time away.

As everyone comments today on how good Alf looks following his time away from Summer Bay, he is clearly uncomfortable about all the fussing, and struggling to keep his secret under wraps.

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Alf's returned to Summer Bay with a secret... (Credit: Channel 5)

Alf even tries to quiz Marilyn about whether Roo knows Martha was back in town while she was on her trip to Kimberley, and although Marilyn confirms that Roo knows, she is soon chatting about Jett and his Army injuries, leaving Alf failing to get any more information.

Eventually Roo returns home at the end of the day and the father and daughter duo seem like they might finally get a chance to chat.

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What will Roo think about Alf and Martha's news? (Credit: Channel 5)

But as Alf tries to get his words out, Roo is rambling on about what has been happening since she last saw him.

Before Alf can tell Roo his news, Martha arrives at the door and Roo is thrown to see her mum after all this time.

However, Martha's arrival isn't the only shock Roo has in store for her... as Alf stumbles over his words as he tries to tell his daughter about what he's been up to, Martha eventually hurts out their news - they're back together!

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Alf and Martha have reunited... but is everyone happy for them? (Credit: Channel 5)

Roo is stunned that her parents are reunited after all this time... but how will she feel about it once the news has sunk in?

Will she be pleased to have them back together again? Or will old feelings from the past resurface?

Also on Home and Away today, Colby finally gets through to Bella, and Mason is stopped by the police with cannabis in the car. Has he just thrown his whole future into jeopardy?

Watch Home and Away every weekday at 1.15pm and 6pm on Channel 5

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.