Scenes from the UK season finale of Home and Away will feature Justin and Leah fighting for their lives in upcoming episodes.
According to fresh spoilers, James Stewart’s character Justin and Ada Nicodemou’s character Leah are planning a much-needed vacation from Summer Bay, but they are unaware that they are about to enter peril.
The episodes will comprise the UK’s season finale in November, as confirmed by Channel 5, and the sequences will premiere in Australia in the upcoming weeks.
In previous years, Home and Away has planned a cliffhanger episode to show in Australia in the last months of the year, which can afterwards serve as the season finale for UK viewers when Channel 5 takes their Christmas break. This is an attempt to cater for the UK’s winter transmission gap.
In the previous year’s UK finale, Marilyn (Emily Symons) and her friends were lured to a country estate by Heather (Sofia Nolan), the long-lost daughter of Marilyn, who then held them captive. A month prior, the programmes were broadcast in Australia.
This year’s episodes will centre on James Stewart’s character Justin and Ada Nicodemou’s character Leah, who is eagerly leaving Summer Bay for some much-needed alone time after winning a lavish vacation.
Ava (Annabel Wolfe), Justin’s daughter, has returned. The couple has experienced a lot in the past year, including a car accident during Felicity’s (Jacqui Purvis) and Tane’s (Ethan Browne) wedding, Justin’s court case and the community service that followed, and their most recent plot with Andrew and the Vita Nova cult.
They think that a sumptuous vacation will help them unwind and heal, but they had no idea that shortly their lives will be in jeopardy once more.
When the two are delayed due to a breakdown, things take an unexpected turn before being apprehended and abducted!
Ada told TV Week, “Three days later, we find them in an abandoned warehouse.” “They don’t know where they are and haven’t eaten or had water.”
Justin and Leah are left fighting for their life as they urgently attempt to flee the building as time passes and their energy reserves run low.
A menacing graffiti on the wall informs them that “The End is Near.”
A diminished Justin, seemingly without choices, tries to save them both by mounting the rafters and getting to the top in hopes of finding a way out.
However, tragedy befalls him when Justin falls to the ground, and the scrap metal he was using to support himself collapses down top of him.
Leah is running to Justin’s rescue as he appears to have fractured ribs, and while she does so, she is desperately trying to figure out how to sound the alarm. But will assistance arrive in time to save both of them?
Ada continues, “Justin lands on his back and sustains serious injuries.” “She realises he might not live long and that time is running out.”
The aforementioned episodes are scheduled to premiere in Australia the following week. Although formal confirmation is pending, the UK finale is anticipated to run on Channel 5 on Friday, November 17th.
When we are able to release an episode preview here later today, be sure to come back.
The narrative seems to validate earlier conjecture in our August piece on the episodes’ filming.
Fans first noticed James Stewart and Ada Nicodemou filming scenes at an abandoned ice cream factory in Taree, New South Wales, back in May.
CC BY-SA 3.0-licensed image by Hpeterswald (cropped from original)
Rebecca, a resident who was fortunate enough to take pictures with both Ada and Jimmy, informed us that there was a significant police presence at the scenes.
We thought there might be a hostage issue because of Ada’s look and the strong police presence.
Thank you, Rebecca Axton.
Our assumption was that Vita Nova had resurfaced after Justin’s relationship with Andrew (Joshua Hewson) ultimately resulted in leader Margot (Mandy McElhinney) being imprisoned, following allegations made by another fan that the events were “cult related.”
After being arrested, Margot was last seen being taken to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Justin later attended her trial off-screen, and we learned that she had been convicted guilty of all charges.
Despite the police in Yabbie Creek claiming that the group had disbanded, we were sceptical and eagerly awaited the next confrontation.
The show’s penchant for dramatic confrontations in abandoned buildings is well-known, so hints that these sequences have cult overtones seemed plausible.
At that time, it was revealed that Vita Nova was a well-known gang of doomsday preppers who were perfecting their survival techniques in preparation for the end of civilisation.
Does the graffiti in the factory, which reads, “The End is Near,” support our hypothesis that Vita Nova is seeking retribution against Justin and Leah?