Australian soap opera icon Alan Fletcher revealed which character he would most want to see return.
Speaking exclusively to the Daily actor, the Karl Kennedy actor attended the Rise of the Footsoldier: Vengeance premiere.
“I would like to see the Kennedy family return as a whole; they hold a great deal of significance for me,” Alan stated. And Joe Mangel, always.”
Mark Little portrayed Joe Mangel, who made his television debut in an episode that aired on August 8, 1988, and departed the programme in 1991.
“When we get back to Neighbours Karl and Susan have a few secrets going on which are going to cause a few problems between them,” Alan revealed in reference to his upcoming storylines on the show.
“There will be a greater amount of drama and comedy. There will be a major plot concerning the two-year gap six weeks after the programme premieres, and it’s incredible.
After the show was taken off the air for two years in order to find a new home, the TV star acknowledged that it does seem odd to be back on set, where there are both new and old faces.
“Coming back feels really different; the bar has been raised, everyone is working 10% harder, everything looks better, and it’s just fantastic,” Alan said. It’s about our beloved and familiar neighbours, only better and bigger. There’s a major wedding with a twist, new families, and so much to look out to—you’ve already seen a lot of the spoilers.”
The 66-year-old actor recently made an appearance on Good Morning Britain on ITV to support the new series that is streaming on Amazon Freevee.
“They put the ship into drydock and went about our lives,” Alan said to the audience. Yes. And all of a sudden, we’re back, which is kind of fortunate as it allowed us to say, “We can do a reboot.”
“We asked ourselves, ‘What can we do to improve the show? How can we add more intrigue to it? What steps can we take to update the sets? How do we shoot and whatnot? We now have a wonderful new design for the programme.”