Neighbours confirms Bonnie Anderson’s return for final episode

Neighbours has confirmed that another former star is returning for the final ever episode.

Bonnie Anderson played Bea Nilsson for two years starting in 2018, before returning to music. She has also taken part in Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions and won the second Australian season of The Masked Singer.

Her version of the Neighbours theme tune is being used as the current one for the soap. can confirm that Bea is returning to reunite with Elly Conway, her sister (played by Jodi Gordon).

The hour-long final ever episode, which is set to air on August 1, will see more than 20 returning characters head back to Ramsay Street for a celebration of the show, including legendary faces like Harold Bishop (Ian Smith), Scott Robinson (Jason Donovan) and Charlene (Kylie Minogue).

Reflecting on returning to the soap that first made her a household name when she was just a teenager, Kylie said: “It was lovely and emotional. Driving into Ramsay Street was quite something.

“Firstly, where’s all that time gone? Secondly, everything looks exactly the same. Thirdly, Scott, Charlene, Jane, Harold – it all just came flooding back. There was a lot of talking about memories and going back in time.”

There’s plenty of speculation about what will happen in the last ever episode, but executive producer Jason Herbison (who wrote the finale) has said that not everything has managed to leak just yet.

“I’m pleased to say that I haven’t seen anyone guess what happens yet,” he told exclusively, “though the final scene would be hard to guess!”

Neighbours airs weekdays at 1.45pm and 6pm on Channel 5 and streams on My5. In Australia, the show airs Mondays to Thursdays at 6.30pm on 10 Peach and streams on 10 Play.