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Sunrise host Matt Shirvington to star in Home and Away alongside Ray Meagher in 2024

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Ray Meagher and Matt Shirvington on the set of Home and Away.
Camera IconRay Meagher and Matt Shirvington on the set of Home and Away. Credit: Jeremy Greive/Channel 7

The sun may be setting on Summer Bay for 2023 — but when Home and Away restarts in 2024, it will be welcomed with a sunrise.

Seven’s breakfast TV host Matt Shirvington will make a cameo appearance as himself on the long-running soapie, sharing scenes with stalwart Ray Meagher, who plays Alf Stewart.

Filming this week at Palm Beach, Shirvington described it as being “a bit surreal” stepping foot into Summer Bay.

“The entire cast and crew were so welcoming and generous with acting tips and advice for this novice,” he said.

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“I think this will be one of those things my kids are never going to let me live down.

“As a kid who grew up watching Home and Away, it was all a bit surreal to be in Summer Bay with Alf Stewart. What a fun experience.”

Home and Away’s feature-length season finale for 2023 airs at 7pm on Channel Seven and 7Plus on Wednesday.

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