Neighbours star admits he was shock by public upset over cleaning soap axed



eighbours star Stefan Dennis says he was amazed by how upset folks obtained after the Australian cleaning soap was cancelled earlier this yr, saying it was “as if anyone had died”.

Regardless of having starred as character Paul Robinson for nearly 40 years, the actor, 64, mentioned he had “just about moved on” by the point the ultimate episode had aired in July.

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Showing on ITV’s Unfastened Ladies on Tuesday, Dennis defined: “I’d just about moved on, like most of us had I assume. Individuals had handled it as if anyone had died.”

Thus far solely 4 solid members together with himself have been confirmed to return together with Alan Fletcher, (Dr Karl Kennedy), Ryan Moloney, (Toadfish) and Jackie Woodburne, (Susan Kennedy).

They introduced the cleaning soap worthy plot twist in a video shared to social media, nonetheless it’s unclear right now whether or not every other actors will probably be reprising their roles with many solely discovering out the identical time as the remainder of the world in regards to the reboot.

Dennis mentioned: “It’s actually bizarre as a result of we really knew about it – we, the massive 4 – we knew every week earlier than everyone else, as a result of Jason our EP [executive producer Jason Herbison] caaround to inform us personally. Every of us individually.

“It didn’t break till every week after that,” he added.

It’s believed he was referring to himself and his castmates Fletcher, Mahoney and Woodburne as “the massive 4” as they’re the cleaning soap’s longest-serving actors.

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