Home and Away spoilers: Ziggy Astoni goes into LABOUR!
Airs Wednesday 22 March 2023 at 1:45pm on Channel 5.
Ziggy Astoni (played by Sophie Dillman) and her boyfriend, Dean Thompson (Patrick O'Connor), are not exactly thrilled that his mum, Karen (guest star Georgia Adamson), has turned-up on their doorstep unannounced on Home and Away (1:45pm - see our TV Guide for listings).
But Karen is determined to make herself at home at the farmhouse, as she awaits the birth of her grandchild!
Pregnant Ziggy looks to Dean for help.
She wants Karen out of the house ASAP!
Unfortunately, Dean leaves it too long to have a chat wit Karen... as Ziggy goes into labour!
As Dean makes an EMERGENCY dash to Northern District Hospital with mum-to-be Ziggy, Karen invites herself along to the birthing suite!
Ziggy makes it very clear she doesn't want Karen's interference.
But how is awkward Dean going to bring himself to crush his mum's spirit?
Felicity Newman (Jacqui Purvis) has been blaming herself for the wedding day car crash that has left her maid-of-honour, Eden Fowler (Stephanie Panozzo), in a coma.
Felicity is attempting to keep up appearances but has secretly turned to booze to help battle her guilt.
However, Felicity is in for a SHOCK when her policeman brother, Cash (Nicholas Cartwright), reveals that the car crash was caused by the biker gang... and that HE was their intended target!
Meanwhile, Cash continues with his SECRET plan to confront the biker gang.
He gets a text message from the bikies naming a time and a place to meet.
Cash intends to go rogue and settle the score outside of the law!
But will Cash get the gang before they get him?
Little does he know that Tex Wheeler (Lucas Linehan) has somehow got out of prison and is out to KILL Cash...
Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:45pm 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.