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Jason Donovan shows off his toned arms at Rewind North

Jason Donovan shows off his toned arms in mustard waistcoat at Rewind North after appearing in Neighbours finale

Jason Donovan showed off his toned arms as he posed backstage ahead of his performance at Rewind North in Cheshire on Sunday.

The singer, 54, stepped out after his recent appearance in the Neighbours finale, wearing a mustard waistcoat with nothing underneath, leaving his salt and pepper chest hair on display.

He completed his look by wearing a pair of royal blue trousers which he teamed with a pair of bright white trainers. 

Strike a pose: Jason Donovan, 54, showed off his toned arms as he posed backstage ahead of his performance at Rewind North in Cheshire on Sunday

He struck a casual pose, smiling as he stood with his hands in his pockets before taking to the stage.

His highlighted blonde hair was styled perfectly with not a strand out of place into a low-rise quiff swept over to the side.

It comes after Jason reprised his Neighbours role of Scott Robinson, which he originally played from 1986 to 1989, in last week’s final ever episode of the Australian soap.

The singer, 54, stepped out after his recent appearance in the Neighbours finale, wearing a mustard waistcoat with nothing underneath

The singer, 54, stepped out after his recent appearance in the Neighbours finale, wearing a mustard waistcoat with nothing underneath

He appeared alongside Kylie Minogue, who played his character’s wife Charlene Robinson, as the pair revisited Ramsay Street as the long-running serial drew to an end.

Jason previously shared some pictures of himself and Kylie on set on social media and wrote: ‘So good to be back with this absolute legend @kylieminogue. Scott and Charlene final scenes @neighbours.’

Singer Kylie, 54, also shared a number of pictures of herself and Jason in character as Charlene and Scott and wrote: ‘Yep, there were tears! Congratulations to the @neighbours team for the heart-warming and celebratory finale. You’ll be in my heart always!!! #neighbours @jdonofficial.’

It was previously revealed that Kylie ‘didn’t want to overshadow’ the current cast of Neighbours during its finale episode.

Following criticism from fans that she only uttered two lines, producer and writer Jason Herbison explained that her appearance was ‘always going to be small’.

He said: ‘Our discussions with Jason and Kylie were always about making a small appearance. They didn’t want to overshadow the current cast or make the finale about them.’

Neighbours' executive producer Jason Herbison has revealed why Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan said so little in the finale - after they made a triumphant return to Ramsay Street

Neighbours’ executive producer Jason Herbison has revealed why Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan said so little in the finale – after they made a triumphant return to Ramsay Street

Kylie joined the cast of Neighbours in 1986 but left the series in 1988 to embark on a pop career and went on to enjoy decades of chart success with hits such as I Should Be So Lucky, and Can’t Get You out of My Head and even teamed up with then boyfriend Jason to release chart-topper Especially For You in 1989, which could be heard playing as the on-screen couple made their return to Ramsay Street in the finale. 

Herbison went on to explain that Kylie and Jason ‘s scenes were shot before he had even written the episode and ‘hates’ to see the Spinning Around legend facing backlash.

He told TV Tonight: ‘We also filmed their scenes before I’d written the episode, so whatever we filmed had to fit in with that. I hate to see Kylie copping any criticism – she was nothing short of amazing on the day.’

Neighbours initially aired on BBC One from 1986 until 2008 before being shown on Channel 5 and the soap relied on funding from the British network but in February 2022, the broadcaster confirmed they were to focus on UK drama instead.

He added that Kylie and Jason, who appeared on the soap back in the 80s (pictured), didn't want their highly-anticipated return to Ramsay Street to 'overshadow' the show and it's latest cast members

He added that Kylie and Jason, who appeared on the soap back in the 80s (pictured), didn’t want their highly-anticipated return to Ramsay Street to ‘overshadow’ the show and it’s latest cast members

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