John Palmer Locked Up?

In shock Home and Away scenes to air next year, it seems that one of the Summer Bay’s most trusted stalwarts could be facing jail…

We can reveal that scenes were filmed this week—at the ‘Yabbie Creek Courthouse’ location in the Hawkesbury region—which saw fan favourite John Palmer (Shane Withington) sporting a suit and handcuffs!


Last week we confirmed that Morag Bellingham (Cornelia Frances) would be returning to the show for a few weeks in a professional capacity, and scenes with John featured amongst the first ones filmed for her return at Palm Beach.

Additional scenes shot on the same day had John smartly dressed and Marilyn (Emily Symons) unusually dressed in black, which led to fans theorising that something serious could be on the horizon.

Shane Withington & Emily Symons

Speculation as to what lies ahead for John and Marilyn has been rife in recent weeks, with paparazzi shots from Palm Beach showing Marilyn appearing to have suffered significant burn injuries, and John being on the receiving end of Ash‘s temper in a scuffle outside the surf club.

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Ash is known to have a personal tragedy in the new year, and whilst rumours have been going around for several weeks as to what causes it, could these scenes involving John provide an alternative explanation…?

Stay tuned!

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