Neighbours legends Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan reunite for Red Nose Day special 37 years after they first starred on screen together
It’s been 37 years since they first starred together as Charlene and Scott in Neighbours, but Friday night saw Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan share the screen once again.
The Aussie stars reunited for a spook-tacular special of the hit BBC sitcom Ghosts as part of this year’s Comic Relief.
The comedy sketch saw the singer, 54 arrive at Button House to see if it was suitable a concert venue, but when left alone with the ghosts, she tells them all to ‘shut up’ letting on that she can actually see and hear them.
Revealing how she came to have the secret power; she tells the Ghosts: ‘You know the rollerskating montage in the Spinning Around video? I had a fall, banged my head, and now I can see Ghosts.’
As the sketch continues, the Ghosts refuse to believe that she is infact the real Kylie, so she calls up her old flame Jason, to convince them that she really is the pint-sized popstar.
Funny: The comedy sketch saw the singer, 54 arrive at Button House to see if it was suitable a concert venue, but when left alone with the ghosts, she reveals she see and hear them all
Putting in a Facetime call to her pal who is walking along a beach, the Loco-Motion singer says ‘Can you please just say it?’ to which Jason exclaims, ‘You’re Kylie Minogue’.
Whilst the cameo was just 6 seconds long, it sent fans into a frenzy at seeing the pair back together again and the show received rave reviews.
‘Best sketch ever’ one person wrote.
Another described it as ‘Just perfect’.
‘Absolutely brilliant’ someone else tweeted.
The Neighbours icons – who also dated off the show – were loved by many when they played the young couple in the 80s.
Their onscreen wedding as Scott and Charlene was watched by two million Australians on July 1, 1987.
When it aired in the UK a year later, it drew in 19.6 million viewers, making it Britain’s third most-watched show of 1988.
Phone a friend: When the Ghosts refuse to believe that she is Kylie Minogue, she calls up her old flame Jason, to convince them that she really is the pint-sized popstar
Big hit: Despite the cameo being short and sweet, fans took to Twitter in delight at seeing the famous pair back together
Good time girl: Friday night saw the return of Comic Relief which included another year of hilarious parodies, including Kylie Minogue making a surprise appearance in Ghosts
Big hit: Ghosts is a British sitcom which follows a collection of ghosts from different historical periods that haunt a country house shared by new living occupants
Young love: Jason (left) and Kylie (right played Scott and Charlene in the Australian soap, Neighbours and their weddng was watched by two million Australians on July 1, 1987
The famous pair did appear on screen together last year in what was thought to be the final episode of Neighbours.
The former co-stars reprised their roles on Ramsay Street for a special showing in the last episode of the soap, which has since been renewed for a new run starting later this year.
Kylie left the show in 1988 and went on to launch a hugely successful music career, selling more than 80 million albums worldwide.
Jason has had his own booming career, appearing in many West End shows and hosting a popular radio show.
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