Debuting in 1989, soap opera Home and Away charts the lives and loves of the residents of Summer Bay. Following Neighbours, the soap is one of Australia’s most popular exports, garnering a healthy fan base in the UK and abroad.
Which days of the week are Home and Away on TV?
Home and Away is on Monday – Friday on Channel 5.
What time is Home and Away on TV?
Usually, Home and Away airs at 1:15pm every weekday afternoon, with a repeat again in the evening at 6pm.
Over the Christmas period (usually from about November onwards) both Home and Away and Neighbours go off air for six weeks, returning early January. This stops the British audience from catching up with the Australian output.
Can I live stream Home and Away online?
Channel 5’s catch-up service My5 does not offer a live stream option, but other television streaming service do include Channel 5 as an option.
Can I catch up on Home and Away episodes if I miss them live?
Yes. Shortly after the evening broadcast, Home and Away becomes available for catch-up viewing on My5. Each episode is available for a month after it’s first shown.
Can I watch Home and Away on My5 from outside the UK?
No. Channel 5 only buys he rights for transmission of programmes in the United Kingdom and the terms of their broadcast licence do not permit us to transmit outside of the UK.
What’s going to happen in Home and Away tonight and this week?
Warning! Spoilers below:
Monday 13 May: Ziggy feels humiliated after being rebuffed by Dean, while Jett tries to use a wheelchair for the first time but is frustrated by the experience. Tori gets reassurance from Jasmine.
Tuesday 14 May: Willow is jealous when she suspects that Dean’s feelings for Ziggy are more than just platonic, and Simone spends a night at the cottage with Brody for the first time.
Wednesday 15 May: Simone and Brody decide to live together, but not in the cottage. Bella makes friends with Raffy and Ryder, and Justin and Leah are caught in flagrante after Roo returns home early.
Thursday 16 May: Roo is surprised to hear Martha was in town while she was away, Raffy realises Justin and Leah are an item and Maggie thinks she might be to blame for Ziggy’s marital breakdown.
Friday 17 May: Tori tries to contact Robbo about her 12- week ultrasound, while Leah’s blog causes a stir and upsets Justin. Jett spends an afternoon at the gym, but finds it hard going.
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Who is the Home and Away showrunner?
The show was created by John Holmes, who served as series producer on the first series. He is still listed as Executive Producer alongside Julie McGauran. McGauran has also worked a series of Australian dramas.
The current series producer is Lucy Addario, who previously worked on another Aussie soap All Saints.
Is Summer Bay a real place?
The idyllic seaside town of Summer Bay, in New South Wales, is fictional. The show is actually shot in the affluent Palm Beach, Sydney.
Can I visit the Home and Away set?
For the princely sum of $105 per person, super fans of the show can take a tour around the show’s set in Sydney. Expert guides are on hand to share their Home and Away trivia, and fans are given plenty of opps to snap photos and relive their favourite scenes.
More details can be found here.
Who’s in the cast of Home and Away?
Having been on air for over 30 years and pumping out five episodes a week, Home and Away has a large and extensive cast list. Current characters include: