HOME AND AWAY SPECIALS: CHRISTMAS IN SUMMER BAY

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Home and Away Specials: Christmas in Summer Bay

Available weekly from December 9th 

Deck the halls and hang the mistletoe, in the Bay, Christmas means family… whether related by blood, bonded by love, or brought together through circumstance; and it’s ‘family’ that’s at the heart of this series of specials coming to you for the festive season. 

Host, Jason Smith aka ‘Robbie Hunter’, returns to the Bay to take you on a behind-the scenes adventures with the cast of Home and Away as they gather with their respective on-screen families to eat, drink, and be merry.

EP 1 – SUMMER BAY HOUSE 

Available weekly from December 9th 

Ray Meagher, Lynne McGranger, Ada Nicodemou, Georgie Parker, Emily Symons, Shane Withington and Lukas Radovich gather for a traditional festive celebration as they recount their favourite Christmas memories from their time in Summer Bay, as well as talking us through the most memorable event cliffhangers they’ve been involved in. 

EP 2 – THE MORGAN FAMILY 

Available weekly from December 9th 

James Stewart, Penny McNamee and Orpheus Pledger will be joined by Ada Nicodemou, Jake Ryan and Sam Frost to lead the audience through what it means to be a part of the Summer Bay family, as well as providing us with insights into the very special bond that’s formed when story brings families together. As they recall how their characters made their dramatic entrances to the Bay, they’ll also tease what’s coming up in 2020 and it all promises to be must see TV. 

EP 3 – THE MANGROVE RIVER GANG 

Available weekly from December 16th

It’s an ‘Aussie Christmas’ when the Mangrove River pseudo-family get together. Tim Franklin, Patrick O’Connor and Courtney Miller will be joined by Emily Weir for their festive celebrations. They’ll give the audience an insight into the huge storylines their characters have been involved in since they joined the show. Even better, they promise the biggest stories for all of them are set to come in the brand new season as they tease the love, friendship and high stakes drama ahead.

EP 4 – A SURF CLUB CELEBRATION 

Available weekly from December 16th

In the Surf Club, we’ll join Rohan Nichol, Sophie Dillman and Patrick O’Connor as special guest Anna Cocquerel surprises them for a beach themed Christmas celebration. They’ll talk us through the trials and tribulations the Astoni family have faced, and we’ll take a deep-dive look into the relationship between supercouple ‘Ziggy’ and ‘Dean’. 

EP 5 – A ‘HOME AND AWAY’ FAMILY CHRISTMAS 

Available weekly from December 23rd

But the true magic of the Bay is never more apparent than when the community gathers – so to round the series off, the entire cast get together for one epic Christmas lunch celebration. Through it all, artists and audience alike will see there’s no end to the desire to celebrate with pride and gratitude the show that has captured the hearts of millions for more than 30 years.