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Soap World No. 318

Soap World magazine is the ultimate magazine for fans of daytime drama as well as local and overseas soap operas.

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ed’s letter

A shocking and highly emotional baby tragedy unites former rivals Hope and Steffy in gripping scenes on The Bold and the Beautiful that will be certain to transfix fans! The longtime enemies bond over the devastating death of Hope and Liam’s lost little one, whom they name Beth . Consumed with guilt in keeping babydaddy Liam away during Hope’s labour, Steffy offers her comfort in her grief. On our local shows, a dramatic turn of events in the form of a deliberately lit fire threatens the life of Bea on Neighbours, while Sonya faces a serious health crisis. Elsewhere, check out our previews of new Aussie dramas Bad Mothers and The Heights . We look at what’s coming up for our favourite Salemites and in Genoa City and round up…

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stars at large

Bottle blonde PATRICIA ARQUETTE sure has the right idea here! She’s heading home with her Golden Globe and a bottle of posh fizz. Then again, she’s always been on the bubbly side... Winner by a nose OK, so audiences around the globe might’ve expected the 53rd remake of A Star is Born to win big, but LADY GAGA seems happy enough with the triumph for her co-write of its “Shallow” Penny for her thoughts Look, she’s sure not everyone’s cup of Milo, but we love The Big Bang Theory’s KALEY CUOCO. The perky star says what she thinks and wears her heart on her sleeve: go, girl! Shot at glory Hearty congratulations for a well-served win go to DARREN CRISS, who absolutely, er, killed it in the Gianni Versace instalment of American Crime Story . Looking pretty…

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the mourning after

Harrowing scenes unfold as baby Beth dies during a desperate, lonely childbirth in a Catalina Island clinic being ravaged by storms – Hope, Liam and their families are struggling to comprehend the senselessness of the waste of a little life... On their return to the mainland, Hope (Annika Noelle) is shell-shocked as she walks back into the cabin on Brooke’s (Katherine Kelly Lang) property to see it filled with piles of baby goodies and gifts for the newborn. Fondling the items in her daze, Hope can’t eat or do or think about anything else but the fact that she feels she’s failed as a mother and was unable to bring a healthy Beth home. She also stops a broken Liam (Scott Clifton) as he goes to pack up the baby stuff,…

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to bea or not to bea

The troubling events of 2018, specifically her life-and-death encounters with the evil Finn, have left Bea in a reflective mood. Bolstering herself with newfound self-confidence, she realises how much her job as a mechanic truly means to her. If she didn’t have it to fall back on over the past few months she may not have made it through the crisis! However, ill winds are starting to blow through the garage – and they may also blow her world apart... With Mark (Scott McGregor) and Elly’s (Jodi Anasta) wedding approaching, he’s due to leave his position as garage manager, making Bea (Bonnie Anderson) fret about changes that her new boss may implement. Ned (Ben Hall) strives to calm his girlfriend but neither of them foresee another threat looming... until Bea finds…

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frozen out

Last year when Thorne married Katie and took on the responsibility li’l Will as the custody battle raged, he truthfully pledged to honour his commitment to the boy. He dedicated himself to being a worthy father figure in every way, as well as being a loyal, supportive husband in the face of Bill’s meddling. In the months since, Thorne (Ingo Rademacher) has lived up to that promise, dutifully echoing his agreement to every custodial and parental decision Katie’s (Heather Tom) made, whether or not it involves Bill (Don Diamont). The relaxed visitation schedule between father and son is working and Thorne’s happy about it. That soon changes, though, thanks to Katie’s response to seeing cutie Will (Finnegan George) demonstrate to Bill how to turn a profit in business! “Dollar” Bill’s eyes…

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looking for love

Leah Patterson-Baker (Ada Nicodemou), Home and Away CUPID’S FAILINGS: Diner waitress LEAH has long had trouble serving herself up a successful love match, with quite a bunch of blokes deleted from the menu over the years. Among the “distasteful” males were VINNIE PATTERSON (Ryan Kwanten), JESSE MCGREGOR (Ben Unwin), PETER BAKER (Nicholas Bishop), DAN BAKER (Tim Campbell), HAZEEM KASSIR (Ben Kermode), ELIJAH JOHNSON (Jay Laga’aia) and MILES COPELAND (Josh Quong Tart). MOST RECENT HEARTBREAK: Third husband ZAC MACGUIRE (Charlie Clausen) was for all intents and purposes Leah’s “Special One” – until he ultimately committed infidelity and left her heart in shards. After a two-year marriage, they were officially divorced last year as Zac relocated to Vietnam to make a fresh start. THE NEW RIGHT ONE: Over the past few months, the newly gym-toned Leah…