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Home and Away

Channel 5

Jess goes into labour on the beach

Hannah struggles to keep a secret

Marilyn acts badly to John's invitation

Home and Away catch up (what happened last week)

This week's Home and Away episodes

Monday 21st April

Jess has gone into labour on the beach and Heath tries to get help. Meanwhile Bianca is stewing after giving Heath an ultimatum; it’s her or the baby. But since she hasn’t heard from Heath, she thinks he’s made his decision. When an ambulance isn’t available, Heath calls Nate, who arrives to help deliver the baby. Bianca tries to call Heath but he has his hands full helping to deliver the baby. When the little baby boy arrives, Heath is clearly enamoured. Heath thinks he should check in with Bianca before he heads to the hospital but before he can, Bianca rounds the corner at the Surf Club to see Heath holding the baby looking happy in his little family unit.

Ricky is excited after Nate has helped her apply for an amazing photography gig in London and is trying to stay out of the Braxton world. Josh tracks down Brax and demands to know what really happened the night that his father was killed. Brax tells Josh that Adam’s the one who actually killed Josh’s dad, but he still accepts full responsibility for what went down. Josh wants to know where Adam put his father’s body but Brax doesn’t know. Josh tells him, that if he really wants to make it up to him, he needs to find out where the body is so he and Andy can have closure. Ricky sees a downcast Josh, who admits that Brax told him everything, but that he really wants to know where the body is. Brax calls his lawyer and asks him to lean on Adam to get the info. Ricky shows up the Share House aware that telling Josh what happened wouldn’t have been easy on Brax. Ricky agrees to approach Adam to get him to talk. Brax tells her that he’s glad to see her, but Ricky is reluctant to talk about them. Ricky gets Adam to tell the police where the body is and they give Josh the contact for the officer in charge.

 
   

Spencer and Sasha are trying to remain friends and be civil after their break-up, but Chris thinks they need to be yelling at each other to work through their issues. Irene steps in and tells Chris not to make things worse. When Chris pushes them too far, a fight breaks out between Sasha, Spencer and Chris, Irene forbids talk about the break-up, otherwise they have to put money in the break-up jar. When Spencer admits to Roo that he’s struggling with the break-up and living at the Brach House, Roo offers to let him move back in with her and Alf. When Sasha and Chris are talking at the Diner, Roo lets slip that Spencer is moving out. When Sasha realises that Spencer told Roo that she cheated, she storms out to confront him, with Chris on her heels. As Spencer packs, Sasha wants to talk but Spencer doesn’t have any money for the jar, so refuses to talk. Chris steps in, puts money in the jar and tells Spencer that he can’t leave Chris alone. Spencer points out that this isn’t actually about Chris. Sasha throws money in the jar and has a go at Spencer, about telling Roo she cheated. Spencer takes money off Chris to throw in the jar and asks Sasha, that if Matt kissed her first, did she push him off straight away? Sasha pauses, unable to answer, which is all the info Spencer needs.

Tuesday 22nd April

Bianca is devastated after seeing Heath happy with baby Harley and she realises that everything has changed. Heath tells Brax about Harley’s arrival and Brax advises him to be with his son. Things with Bianca will take time, but he only gets to be with his son on his first day once. Irene tells Bianca that Heath still loves her, nothing has changed there, but Bianca is angry and scared because she just keeps getting hurt. Bianca also realises that she can’t ask him not to be involved in his son’s life. Bianca admits to her that she thinks Harley and Jess may become Heath’s whole world just like she and Rocco used to be, and that Bianca will be left behind. Heath decides to stay and talk to Bianca, he tries to convince her that it can work, but Bianca doesn’t see how. Heath tells Bianca that if she wants to break-up then it’s on her, because he doesn’t want to give up on them.

Chris is convinced that Denny is just playing games because she’s totally into him, oblivious that she’s actually just mad at him about having to be bribed to go on a date. Alf and Irene discuss the possibility of these two crazy kids getting together but Alf doesn’t think it’s likely. Meanwhile, Chris’ game playing with Denny is just making her dislike him more. Irene finally pulls Chris aside and tells him to apologise then just be himself. Chris heeds Irene’s advice and is pleasantly surprised when Denny agrees to go another date with him.

Josh wants Andy to come with him to the city but Andy has no interest in that, he just wants to threaten Brax. Something Brax doesn’t exactly appreciate. Later, Brax finds Josh hitchhiking to the city to deal with his father’s remains because Andy has refused to go with him. Casey tries to be nice to Andy but is interrupted when Brax drags Josh in front of Andy and tells him to man-up and be a good big brother. Andy thinks that Josh is getting the Braxton’s fight his battles for him and tells Josh that if that’s the way he wants it, they’re done. Later, Casey points out to Brax that he didn’t exactly take the best approach with Andy, that perhaps he’s grieving and just needs time to get his head straight. Brax decides to take Josh to the city and help him organise his Dad’s remains. Casey tries to reach out to Andy again and finally manages to get through to him. Andy admits that he’s scared he won’t be able to cope with the situation. But Andy then reacts badly to the news that Brax has taken Andy to the city.

Wednesday 23rd April

Casey tries to convince an angry Andy that helping Josh deal with their Dad’s remains may be the only he can move on with his life. The next morning, Andy starts to realise that perhaps the Braxton’s have a point and he does need to be more of a brother to Josh. Later that afternoon, Andy tells Casey that he’s heading off to the city to help Josh.

Zac is feeling a little out of the loop when he’s the last to hear about Denny’s date. When Hannah then heads out, looking stunning, Evelyn, who knows about Hannah and Andy, gives her the third degree about where she’s going and when she’s coming back. Hannah lies and says she’s going out with friends. However, when Hannah gets stood up by Andy she is forced reconsider their relationship. The next morning, when Andy tries to apologise, Hannah shuts him down. Andy then shows up at the Farm House for lunch and his continued attempts to apologise finally wear Hannah down. Later, when Evie calls Hannah because she left her assignment at home, she overhears Andy’s voice in the background. Evie tells Oscar what she heard and she feels like they should tell Zac, they don’t want him finding out another way. Oscar wonders if this is their fault, because they asked Hannah and Zac not to get involved. When Hannah arrives with the assignment, Evie gives her the third degree and she admits she had a guy over. Evie admits she knows it was Andy but Hannah refuses to tell Zac until she knows if the relationship actually means anything. Bu that afternoon, Zac sees Hannah kissing Andy.

Spencer comes to the Beach House to grab some clothes he forgot. Sasha reaches out to Spencer and just as the ice starts to thaw, Matt shows up and stirs the pot. At Angelo’s, Jett asks Tamara for her help with the speeches tomorrow, which is news to Tamara, Matt didn’t tell her about the speeches. As Tamara rushes off to write her speech Jett is forced to listen to John’s advice, which only convinces him that he’s doomed. The next morning Matt continues to rile up Sasha, Spencer, Tamara and the rest of his school mates. Meanwhile, Jett is till at home trying to get his speech written, when Casey walks by and sees that he’s struggling, Jett admits he wants to write about Gina but is struggling. Casey tells him to write about all the students she helped, like himself. At the speeches, Matt takes this public forum to rub it in to Spencer about the kiss with Sasha. When Spencer storms out and Sasha goes after him, Spencer points out that maybe she actually has a crush on Matt. Later, when Casey sees John and Marilyn at the Surf Club, he suggests they might want to go to the school to watch Jett’s speech. Matt actually takes a moment to apologise for his behaviour, feeling bad about Spencer’s reaction. Meanwhile as John and Marilyn sneak in the back, Jett gets off to a shaky start with his speech. But then he starts speaking from the heart about Gina and delivers a very moving speech. He proposes that the SRC set up a memorial in Gina’s honour. John is incredibly proud of Jett but when they go to celebrate at the Diner, Marilyn starts stepping back from the celebrations, not wanting to be an intruder.

Thursday 24th April

Zac is reeling after seeing Hannah with Andy. He tries to get the truth out of Hannah and is hurt when she continues to lie to him. When Hannah arrives home Evie and Oscar tell her that they don’t want to lie to Zac and that she should tell him. Later Zac arrives home and he confronts Hannah about Andy. Zac is hurt that Hannah has moved on and makes a last ditch effort to try and win her back, he thinks they can make it work, but Hannah says no. Later that night, Zac and Hannah make a tentative truce.

As John and Jett discuss the memorial, John encourages Marilyn to offer ideas as well but Marilyn quickly excuses herself from the conversation, thinking just the two of them should decide. John and Jett then realise that they may need to do some fundraising for the memorial. When Jett then overhears Maddy and Tamara discussing finding some fun for everyone, Jett chimes and says they should make it a fundraiser. They all decide that Kyle could play an acoustic set at Angelo’s, the only problem is getting Kyle to agree. When Kyle shuts him down, Jett tugs on his heartstrings to get him to change his mind. When Maddy tries to invite Marilyn to the gig, she makes an excuse and says she can’t make it.

Alf arrives at the gig and John asks after Marilyn so Alf suggests John go to the diner and invite her personally. John tells Marilyn that he needs her there, because he needs someone to remind him that this should be a celebration and help him to not be sad. At the gig, Kyle is nervous to be taking to the stage, particularly without Phoebe by his side. When Marilyn finally arrives, the gang start discussing ideas for the memorial and Marilyn suggests they name the school library after Gina, an idea that John loves. John then asks for a private word with Jett, asking if he’d be okay if Marilyn was more involved in their lives. After the gig, Tamara points out to Kyle that he was a different person when Phoebe was around, the same person he is when he plays music. But without either, he’s gone back to being sad. When John and Marilyn arrive home, John asks Marilyn to move in with them.

Friday 25th April   

Marilyn runs out of John’s house when he asks her to move in. When John follows her, pushing for an answer, Marilyn tells him that she wants some space. When Marilyn tells Roo what happened, Marilyn says she thinks it’s too soon. John admits to Alf that maybe it is too soon, but he doesn’t want there to be more space between them. When they meet up again Marilyn and John both apologise to each other, agree it’s too soon to move in together right now, but that they are moving in the right direction with their relationship. John gives Marilyn a spare key to the house, much to her excitement.

Maddy asks Kyle to teach her to play guitar, but he says no. The next day the see each other again and Maddy won’t take no for an answer so Kyle finally relents. Kyle tries to find his groove again as he rediscovers his music.

Ricky is still waiting on news from London about this incredible job opportunity. She asks if Nate will miss her, but he says it’s worth it to see her doing something she really wants. Heath and Jess arrive back from the hospital with little Harley. Jess tells him that he has to talk to Bianca. When Heath does try and talk to her, Bianca tells him that nothing’s changed, she can’t handle it having a baby around so Heath has to make a choice. Ricky suggests to Bianca that there might be another option. The baby doesn’t have to be in both their lives, Heath can visit Harley in Melbourne without the baby being in Bianca’s life. When Bianca suggests this, Heath is relieved that she’s come around and vows to do whatever it takes to make it work.

Brax meets Harley for the first time and is a little scared, he’s not too sure what to do with a baby. When Ricky sees Brax hanging out with Harley she’s reminded of everything she almost had with Brax, but then suddenly, Jess faints. When Nate tries to find out what happened, Jess refuses to let him examine her. When Brax and Nate come head to head Ricky is angry find out that Nate and Brax have had words about her before. Nate tries to apologise but Ricky tells him that she can fight her own battles and wants Nate to leave her alone. Ricky then gets a phone call… she got the job in London. But her first thought, is to tell Brax. He’s excited for her opportunity but is gutted to see her go. When Nate runs into Jess later, he insists she get checked out at the hospital, but she admits that she doesn’t need to as she already knows what’s wrong with her. Jess has stage 4 cancer, she won’t live to see Harley’s 1st birthday. Jess asks Nate not to tell anyone.

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