List of Neighbours characters (2020)

Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on 18 March 1985 and airs on digital channel 10 Peach. The following is a list of characters that first appear in the show in 2020, by order of first appearance. All characters are introduced by the show's executive producer Jason Herbison. Lisa Rowsthorn and Zenin Alexio will be introduced towards the end of January.

Lisa Rowsthorn

Lisa Rowsthorn,[1] played by Jane Allsop, made her first appearance on 20 January 2020.[2] Details of Allsop's casting as Lisa were announced on 13 January.[2] The character is the mother of Hendrix Greyson (Benny Turland), and arrives in Erinsborough to help with his rebellious behaviour, which resulted in him stealing a nude photo of his stepmother Chloe Brennan (April Rose Pengilly).[2] Hendrix finds his mother is "surprisingly reasonable and understanding" about the incident, while Hendrix's father Pierce Greyson (Tim Robards) fears for his relationship with his son, knowing that Lisa is "controlling".[2] Daniel Kilkelly of Digital Spy reported that Lisa's introduction would also test Pierce and Chloe's marriage, as she asks Pierce to father another child with her.[2]

Zenin Alexio

Zenin Alexio, played by Axle Whitehead, will make his first appearance on 31 January 2020.[3] Whitehead's casting was reported in the 18–24 January 2020 issue of Inside Soap.[3] He joins the cast for a short stint as "a shady looking guy" who watches Yashvi Rebecchi (Olivia Junkeer) and Ned Willis (Ben Hall) in the local café, leading to speculation about his identity and interest in the couple.[3]

Others

Date(s) Character Actor Circumstances
8 January Anita Kent Victoria Chiu[4] A consultant sent by Lucy Robinson to assess the performance of the new general manager of Lassiters Hotel, Chloe Brennan. Anita is impressed when Chloe hits Lucy's revenue target and gives a successful presentation of a long-term strategy plan. She says she will tell Lucy to reconsider her decision to fire Chloe. However, Anita soon learns that Chloe worked with the former manager Terese Willis on the presentation.
14 January Seth Fleming Zane Ciarma[5] A young boy who attends a Buddy Club event hosted by Kyle Canning. He initially messes around and ignores Kyle, causing Terese Willis to intervene and tell him not to ruin the day for the others. Seth glues his hands to some wood and Kyle frees him with acetone, before they bond over their absent fathers.

References

  1. ^ "Jane Allsop" (PDF). Lisa Mann Creative Management. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e Kilkelly, Daniel (13 January 2020). "Neighbours lines up baby bombshell as Hendrix Greyson's mother arrives". Digital Spy. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  3. ^ a b c "In and out". Inside Soap. No. 3. 18–24 January 2020. p. 92.
  4. ^ Timblick, Simon (31 December 2019). "Neighbours spoilers: Who needs the help of Terese Willis?". What's on TV. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  5. ^ Executive producer: Jason Herbison; Director: Lesley Pinder; Writer: Margaret Wilson (14 January 2019). "Episode 8276". Neighbours. 10 Peach.

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