Ex Home and Away star Melissa George is astonished that the soap she started her career in is still going more than a decade after she left.

The actress played Angel Parrish in the early 1990s and is now a film star, appearing in 30 Days of Night, Music Within and Derailed.

While promoting her new film Triangle she spoke about the soap: “Is it still on, that’s amazing.

“I haven’t seen it since. I only watch my own work, when I’m on it.”

She added: “I’ll tell you this, having done lots of productions since then, that was one of the most organised productions. My script was always on time, I never had rewrites, I never had delays in scheduling – Home And Away was a well-oiled machine.”

Melissa explained that she doesn’t stay in touch with most of her old co-stars from the soap.

The actress said: “I keep in touch with Laura Vazquez, who played Sarah Thompson – she’s one of my best friends today, she’s just such a great girl.

“To be honest, the rest of the cast, I have not spoken to any one of them but I think about them a lot. It’s just that I don’t have Pippa’s home number, or the actress who played Pippa. I don’t have their numbers any more because it was so long ago.”

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