It’s taken 29 years, but UK ‘Neighbours’ fans are finally going to stop feeling weeks behind the Aussies.
Channel 5 have announced they’ll soon be bringing the UK up to date with Australia, when it comes to watching ‘Neighbours’. The Aussie soap has alway found a huge fanbase in the UK, but viewers on Channel 5 are currently two weeks behind Australia when it comes to getting their Ramsey Street fix.
Former ‘Neighbours’ star Kylie Minogue.
From January 4th, UK fans will be up to date with Australia thanks to a pre-Christmas binge of episodes to close the current storyline gap. Between December 7th and 18th, Channel 5 will be airing 10 episodes of the soap to get the UK and Australia in sync.
The Australian pop stars took to the stage at last night's The Hit Factory Live - Christmas Cracker (Dec 21) at the O2 Arena in London to perform their 1988 smash hit 'Especially For You,' with the crowd erupting into great applause straight after. The show was put on to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Stock, Aitken, Waterman; the pop music powerhouses behind such acts as Rick Astley, Bananarama, Mel & Kim, Dead or Alive as well as the Australian twosome.
Having shot to fame in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, Minogue and Donovan followed up this recognition with two of the most recognised pop careers in the 80's and 90's, and for Kylie, the 2000's too. The Aussie twosome were joined by Rick Astley, Bananarama, Steps, 2 Unlimited, Sonia, Princess and Pepsi & Shirlie on the night, with all the acts taking to the stage to close the show with a rendition of Slade's 'Merry Xmas Everybody.'
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Jason Donovan, Gary Barlow and Take That Thursday 20th January 2011 GB40 Gary Barlow - The 'Take That' man celebrates his 40th birthday with an intimate gig at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire - Outside Arrivals London, England
Jason Donovan and Flashdance Thursday 14th October 2010 at the Flashdance The Musical Gala Night performance at the Shaftesbury Theatre - Arrivals London, England
Jason Donovan Friday 8th January 2010 arriving at the Heart FM studios in central London. London, England
Date of birth
1st June, 1968