The creator of the popular Australian television show Neighbours, Reg Watson, has died aged 93.
The show announced his death on Saturday evening.
Neighbours, set on the fictional Ramsay Street, is Australia’s all-time longest running drama and is due to celebrate its 35th year in 2020.
Executive producer of the show, Jason Herbison, described Mr Watson as “a pioneer of drama” and “a lovely person to work with.”
‘Everyone at Neighbours is sad to hear of the passing of our creator, Reg Watson. He was a pioneer of drama, prolific in his output and by all accounts a lovely person to work with. His legacy lives on in Ramsay Street to this day.’ – Jason Herbison – Neighbours EP
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