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5 items from 2011


'Neighbours' star teases Lyn Scully exit

16 May 2011 3:02 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Neighbours star Jordy Lucas has explained Lyn Scully's forthcoming departure from the soap, confirming that she leaves Ramsay Street for the sake of her daughter Steph and grandson Charlie. Last month, reports revealed that actress Janet Andrewartha was bowing out from her role as Lyn after playing the character on and off since 1999. Steph, meanwhile, made her final appearance on Neighbours late last year as she was jailed for causing Ringo Brown's tragic death while driving under the influence of alcohol. Speaking to Digital Spy about the reasons for her on-screen grandmother's exit, Lucas - who plays Summer Hoyland - explained: "Well, it has a lot to do with how Charlie is coping without Steph. Lyn knows that he needs to have more contact with his mum and the only way to do that is to move closer to the prison where Steph is doing (more) »

- By Daniel Kilkelly

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Janet Andrewartha to leave 'Neighbours'

11 April 2011 4:33 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Neighbours star Janet Andrewartha has announced that she is leaving the soap. The actress has been back on screen in the role of Lyn Scully for almost two years, but fans will see her bow out from Ramsay Street again within the next few months. Speaking to TV Week about her departure, Andrewartha commented: "I originally came back in a guest role and ended up staying for nearly two years, so the extra time has been a bonus." She added: "It's been tremendous fun and I'll miss it, but it's time (more) »

- By Daniel Kilkelly

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'Neighbours' Lyn 'confronts Susan Kennedy'

13 March 2011 4:56 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Neighbours character Lyn Scully will reportedly have an argument with best friend Susan Kennedy over her granddaughter. Lyn, played by actress Janet Andrewartha, apparently becomes unhappy that Summer Hoyland (Jordy Lucas) is increasingly confiding in Susan (Jackie Woodburne) instead of her. She confronts her when she hears a rumour that Summer is seeing Susan's stepson Zeke Kinski (Matthew Werkmeister), the Daily Star Sunday reports. "Lyn has been looking for an excuse to let rip," a source said. "So when she finds out everyone is talking (more) »

- By Colin Daniels

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'Neighbours' star: 'Kym return is great'

22 February 2011 5:30 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Janet Andrewartha has said that she is pleased to have Neighbours co-star Kym Valentine back on set following her recent health troubles. Valentine, who plays fan favourite Libby Kennedy on the soap, checked into a private Melbourne hospital late last year amid reports that she was suffering from exhaustion. Earlier this month, however, it was confirmed that the actress had returned to filming following her break. Speaking to Holy Soap about the star, Andrewartha - better known as Lyn Scully - commented: "We have all missed her and (more) »

- By Daniel Kilkelly

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Andrewartha: 'Lyn Scully has breakdown'

16 February 2011 12:40 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Janet Andrewartha has revealed that her Neighbours character Lyn Scully almost has a breakdown after she is blackmailed by Paul Robinson (Stefan Dennis) for being responsible for the fire at her house. The actress explained that although Lyn is going through a rough patch, things will slowly start to improve when she stands up for herself. She told Holy Soap: "She feels completely guilty even though when she hears about the fire she doesn't actually know how it started. "She was planning to put up the faulty lights but at the last minute changed her mind and hid the lights. She is terrified that someone is going to be hurt." Andrewartha said that Paul's demands keep "escalating" until Lyn feels like she is trapped. "He (Paul) is highly emotional because his son Andrew (more) »

- By Kristy Kelly

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