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Perspective: Why I can't live without my dose of Neighbours: LIFE AFTER THE SOAP.

Kylie Minogue aka Charlene Robinson Character: Mechanic Charlene Ramsay, daughter of Madge Ramsay, married Scott Robinson.

Lived at number 24 Ramsay Street.

Where is she now?: International superstar. Has won Smash Hits T4 Poll Winners' Party Life-time Achievement Award despite being only 36 years old.

Known for self re-invention and her gold hot-pants in her 2000 Spinning Around video.

She's come a long way since her first single 1987's Locomotion.

Guy Pearce aka Mike YoungCharacter: Student,coffee-shop worker, teacher and photographer Mike lived with Des and Daphne.

Lived at number 28 and 22 Ramsay Street.

Where is Guy now?: Guy is a Hollywood star. Most famous for his role in L.A. Confidential in 1994, he has also starred in The Adventures of Pricilla Queen of the Desert (1994), Flynn (1996) and Dating the Enemy (1996).

Guy has also written music for films, his songs were featured on a film called Hunting in 1991. He is married to his childhood sweetheart.

Holly Valance aka Felicity or Flick Scully Character: Flick was a student who then started working at Lassiters in hospitality. She was the msiunderstood middle sister of Michelle and Stephanie Scully.

Lived at number 26 Ramsay Street.

Where is Holly now?: She has been in Miami working on a feature film with Paris Hilton. The film, National Lampoon's Pledge This will be released late in 2005. She followed her 2002 number one debut single Kiss Kiss with Down Boy and Naughty Girl.

Natalie Imbruglia aka Beth Brennan Character: Labourer Beth married Brad Willis, brought into the show originally for just a fewweeks, she was so loved by the audience Beth stayed for two years.

Lived at numbers 26, 30 and 24 Ramsay Street.

Where is Natalie now?: She can be seen on billboards everywhere as the face of L'Oreal and her third album is on its way. Natalie had a massive hit with her single Torn which featured on her critically acclaimed 1998 album Left of The Middle.

In 2003 she starred alongside Rowan Atkinson and John Malkovich in the film Johnny English. She is married to Daniel Johns of Austalian rock band Silverchair. Jason Donovan aka Scott RobinsonCharacter: Journalist Scott , son of Jim Robinson, husband of Charlene.

Lived at number 26 and 24 Ramsay Street.

Where is Jason now?: Recently appeared in the London Palladium's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Has two children, Zach, aged three, and Jemma, aged four.

Went through a period of drug-abuse in the mid-to-late nineties after appearing as Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium in 1994.

In 1992 he sued The Face magazine for libel after they claimed he was gay. Once linked with Kylie as a couple.
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Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:Nov 26, 2004
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