Home and Away confirms new details in Dean Thompson storyline

Stephanie Chase
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Home and Away spoilers follow for UK viewers.

There's set to be two departures from Summer Bay at the end of this month, as Dean Thompson finally gets honest about his feelings.

Things have seemingly been good between Dean and his girlfriend Amber Simmons, who have been playing happily families with their son Jai.

But recently, Amber told Dean that she loved him and was surprised when he couldn't seem to say it back.

Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5
Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5

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Worried about the future of her relationship, Amber then confided in Dean's sister Mac. He questioned whether Amber would be happy to settle for being second-best to Dean's ex, Ziggy Astoni.

Well, the truth will soon come out. In scenes which will air in four weeks time in the UK and this week in Australia, Dean drops a bombshell when he tells Ziggy that he's still in love with her.

He then tells Amber they don't have a future together because Ziggy is who he really wants.

Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5
Photo credit: Endemol Shine - Channel 5

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The devastating news causes Amber and her son Jai to leave to the Bay and news of Amber's departure soon reaches Ziggy, who presses Dean for details. He then comes clean about what happened, telling Ziggy that they left because of her.

Speaking to TV Line, Patrick O’Connor, who plays Dean, said: "Dean's still in love with Ziggy. She's the love of his life and he still holds on to that idea."

But Ziggy is seemingly happy in her relationship with Tane and the pair even declare their love for each other. However, the former decides not to tell Tane what Dean said to her – But why?

Home and Away airs weekdays at 1.15pm and 6pm on Channel 5 (UK), with first look screenings at 6.30pm on 5STAR. Selected classic episodes are available via Amazon Prime Video in the UK.

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