Neighbours fans rug up as they gather at Federation Square in Melbourne to watch the iconic soap’s finale
The Neighbours finale aired in Australia on Thursday night.
And hundreds of fans of the beloved iconic soap gathered at Federation Square in Melbourne to say goodbye to the show.
Viewers rugged up as they sat in chairs and watched the last-ever episode of the iconic series.
Neighbours fans rugged up as they gathered at Federation Square in Melbourne to watch the beloved iconic Australian soap’s finale
Fans held posters and clapped as they watched the final scenes play out on the bitterly cold night in the heart of the city.
The finale episode saw a galaxy of Neighbours stars return to Ramsay Street.
Ian Smith, who played Harold Bishop, Peter O’Brien (Shane Ramsay), Natalie Bassingthwaighte, (Izzy Hoyland), and Guy Pearce (Mike Young), all featured heavily in the iconic swansong.
Viewers rugged up as they sat in chairs and watched the last-ever episode of the show
They were joined by Daniel MacPherson, (Joel Samuels), Mark Little (Joe Mangel) and Paul Keane, who memorably played Des Clarke.
Kylie Minogue, best known for her role as Charlene Robinson and Jason Donovan, who played Scott Robinson, also reprised their roles.
Melissa Bell (Lucy Robinson) and Holly Valance (Felicity Scully) were also among the iconic stars who returned for the finale.
Also making an appearance in the episode were Jacinta Stapleton (Amy Greenwood), and Delta Goodrem (Nina Tucker).
Fans held posters and clapped as they watched the final scenes of the series
They were also joined by Annie Jones (Jane Harris), Anne Charleston, who portrayed matriarch Madge Bishop and Margot Robbie (Donna Freedman).
Stars from more recent years also included: Olympia Valance (Paige Smith), Jodi Gordon (Elly Conway), Zoe Cramond (Amy Williams) and Kate Kendall (Lauren Turner).
Ben Hall (Ned Willis), Olivia Junkeer (Yashvi Rebecchi) and Zima Anderson (Roxy Willis) completing the line-up of Neighbours alumni returning.
Neighbours announced in March that production would cease on the long-running soap due to lack of financial backing.
Fans were all smiles as they posed and took photos alongside the iconic Ramsay St sign
‘We are so sorry to say that after nearly 37 years and almost 9,000 episodes broadcast we have to confirm that Neighbours will cease production in June,’ the show wrote on Twitter.
‘Following the loss of our key broadcast partner in the UK [Channel 5] and despite an extensive search for alternative funding, we simply have no option but to rest the show.
‘To our amazing, loyal fans, we know this is a huge disappointment, as it is to all of us on the team. We thank you for all your messages and support and promise to end the show on an incredible high. From here on, we are celebrating Neighbours.’
Network 10 also addressed the end of the series in a statement to Australian media, admitting it had been a ‘difficult decision’.
The finale episode saw a galaxy of Neighbours stars return to Ramsay Street. Ian Smith, who played Harold Bishop, Peter O’Brien (Shane Ramsay), Natalie Bassingthwaighte, (Izzy Hoyland), and Guy Pearce (Mike Young), all featured heavily in the iconic swansong
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