Ed Sheeran has taken his guitar to the beach down under as an extra on Home and Away! The talented crooner gave acting a whirl on Wednesday’s (28 October) episode playing Teddy - one of the children that Marilyn Chambers looked after when she lived in the UK and worked as a nanny.

Ed SheeranSinging star Ed Sheeran cameoed in Home and Away

The Thinking Out Loud singer makes a huge impact when he arrives in Summer Bay as he is introduced to Marilyn’s family.

The 24-year-old is later convinced to do what he does best by playing a small show for the locals in The Diner - providing the perfect romantic setting for a couple of couples to rekindle their relationships.

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While Ed was "pretending to like the sun" on the set of the Australian soap, many full-time actors were just as star struck by the newest character.

Alex Snow, who plays Matt Page in Home and Away said: "It was an awesome experience filming with Ed because he seemed like a really down-to-earth, nice guy that genuinely wanted to be there."

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He continued: "It was funny seeing how star struck everyone both on and off set was. It was quite entertaining seeing the effect he had on everyone around him."