When does Neighbours finish for CHRISTMAS? What is the soap's schedule?

There’s a big change in the air dates of Channel 5’s Neighbours this Christmas.

Neighbours fans get ready because the festive period is going to involve more from Ramsay Street than normal!

So, when does Neighbours finish for Christmas 2018? Is there a Christmas special?

Jane (Annie Jones) and Paul’s (Stefan Dennis) relationship is blooming

When Does Neighbours Finish for Christmas?

For the first time ever since the show first began in 1985, Neighbours will air throughout December and the New Year.

The show will air at 10:20 am and 6:00 pm on Channel 5 on Christmas Eve.

It will also be on for Christmas Day at 10:15 am and 6:05 pm.

The soap celebrates its 8,000th episode this December and viewers can expect an explosive special!

Neighbours will air at 12:45 pm and 6 pm from Boxing Day.


After that, Neighbours will go back to its normal times of 1:45 pm and 5:30 pm daily from Wednesday, January 2nd 2019.

The show will air for its normal duration of 30 minutes.

Pierce makes his intentions clear when he surprises Chloe with a ring

What Will Happen in Neighbours Over Christmas?

Neighbours has released a trailer for what’s to come over the Christmas period.

The trailer states that the truth will be uncovered with Paul Robinson saying:


What if I killed him, Leo?

Paul appears to be digging something up in the trailer for a stranger to come out of the dark saying: “Covering your tracks?”


Elsewhere Bea Nilsson says to her mother, Liz Conway: “you don’t want me to succeed”, while the whole trailer is played alongside her singing the festive tune ‘O, Holy Night’.

Over the next few weeks a cheating plotline is coming up, a poisoning, a wedding and to top it all off, the death of a fan favourite could be on the cards!

Alice (Kerry Armstrong) panics when Willow (Mieke Billing-Smith) tries to warn Toadie that Sonya is in danger




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