Kym Valentine says she always has to wear heels in Neighbours – because her on-screen love interest is so tall.

The actress, who plays Libby in the Five soap, revealed that Brett Tucker, who stars as Dan Fitzgerald, towers over her.

Kym described Brett as ‘adorable’ and laughed: “We call him the wall of man – I think he’s 6ft 3, so I’m always in heels because I’m pretty short!”

She said her co-star is “a lovely boy, in life and on the telly”.

The actress is also close to Caitlin Stasey and Matthew Werkmeister, who play her step-siblings Rachel and Zeke on the Aussie soap.

She said: “Aren’t they beautiful? I used to call Caitlin my mini-monkey, because she’s kind of like a mini-me, and Matthew is so funny. They’re adorable.

“They remind me of myself when I was their age. I’ve been on the show since I was 17, so I have an empathy with them.”

The 31-year-old went on: “I’m pretty bossy too, pretty old school. I’m like a proper big sister!

“If they haven’t done their homework, I’ll tell ’em! I do quite often say, ‘get your feet off the couch!'”

Libby and Dan are due to tie the knot in Neighbours next week – but will the wedding go without a hitch?

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