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16 August 2018, 15:44
They're easily one of soap's greatest ever couples.
Madge and Harold haven’t been seen on screen together since Madge emotionally appeared in as a ghost in 2015, during the show’s 30th birthday celebrations, after Harold crashed his camper van.
Thankfully, they are back together! They reunited in Harold’s café for ITV's Loose Women, and Neighbours fans everywhere rejoiced.
It’s been 27 years since the classic scene where Harold was washed off a cliff, and actors Ian Smith and Anne Charleston revealed what actually happened.
"It wasn’t a cliff it was a rock," Ian said. "It was meant to be terrible rough and a wave was meant to wash me off the rock, but it was like a mill pond. All the crew were picking up rocks and throwing them in the sea to make it look rough."
Harold eventually came back, and returned four years later suffering from amnesia and thinking his name was Ted.
When asked if they might come back again, Ian joked: "It’s manners to wait until you’re asked."
Anne added: "I can’t because they buried me." Oh yeah, that's right. Madge passed away in 2001. Still, another ghostly reunion?
The duo added that it’s "lovely" being back on set, and speaking of Madge’s return from the dead in 2015, Anne said: "We don’t know if she was a ghost or a figment of his imagination. We couldn’t quite decide."
"We’re all a bit mad here," Ian joked. "I think that helps. We’ve got crews that really make it an easy day. I’m not sure that our playing up would be put up with in many other places but it makes the show what it is."