Former Blue Heelers star Ditch Davey is set to join the cast of Home and Away.
The 45-year-old actor, who will play neurosurgeon Dr Christian Green, was last week spotted filming scenes with co-star Penny McNamee, who plays Dr Tori Morgan.
The pair, who play love interests on the show, appeared to be share a tense conversation while filming a scene in Sydney’s Palm Beach.
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Is everything OK? Home and Away’s Penny McNamee and Ditch Davey appeared to have a heated discussion as they filmed scenes for the Channel Seven drama, last week
Ditch looked sharp in a brown blazer and button-up shirt, which he paired with a black T-shirt, dark jeans and suede boots.
Penny dressed for the scene in a floral-patterned jumpsuit and a denim jacket, and accessorised with a black envelope clutch.
Her long, blonde hair was styled in loose waves that cascaded down her shoulders.
Heated talk: Both actors, who play their characters’ love interests, appeared to be having an intense conversation in character, as they filmed on location in Sydney’s Palm Beach
Intense: At one point they appeared to rehearse the heated discussion. Christian appeared upset during a discussion with Tori, who looked to be explaining something important to him
On set: Penny dressed for the scene in a navy jumpsuit with a floral pattern, which was teamed with a denim jacket and a black envelope clutch
As they rehearsed their heated discussion, Penny took off her jacket and held it in the crook of her arm, revealing her toned arms.
It was then time to film the scene, at which point she put her jacket back on. Later on, she and Ditch turned to their director for notes.
Ditch’s character, Dr Green, appeared upset during the scene as Dr Morgan looked to be explaining something important to him.
Ready, set, action: Ditch looked sharp in a brown blazer teamed with a denim button up, a black T-shirt, with black denim jeans
In character: Ditch is joining the cast of Home and Away as neurosurgeon Dr Christian Green who will join Summer Bay’s Northern Districts Hospital
Ditch, who is best known for playing Evan Jones on Seven cop drama Blue Heelers, is joining the cast of Home and Away as neurosurgeon Dr Christian Green.
His character is set to arrive at Summer Bay’s Northern Districts Hospital at the request of Dr Morgan, who wants him to help with her brother Justin Morgan’s spinal tumour diagnosis.
A trailer for the soap hints at a romance between the two doctors, as they are shown passionately kissing in an elevator.
Steamy: A trailer for the long running drama teases that a romance between Dr Christian and Dr Tori is set to blossom showing the two passionately locking lips in an elevator
Ditch told Digital Spy in June he was thrilled to be part of the long-running drama.
‘Home and Away has been such an institution to audiences in both Australia and the UK for such a long time and it’s great to be a part of that now, but the people are what it’s all about,’ he said.
‘The cast and crew are brilliant and have made me feel at home immediately.’
The doctor will see you! Back in June, he told Digital Spy that he was thrilled to be part of the iconic drama. He said: ‘The cast and crew are brilliant and have made me feel at home immediately’
Remember him? Ditch is best known for his role as Evan Jones on Channel Seven cop drama Blue Heelers (Ditch pictured on Blue Heelers)
Aside from Blue Heelers, he has also appeared in Black Box, Underbelly, Spartacus and 800 Words. Most recently he has portrayed Julius Caesar in the Netflix series Roman Empire.
Ditch is married to actress Sophia Davey (née Dunn), who has starred in several films and theatre productrions across Australia.
They share two children, Eden and Taika.
Off-screen: Ditch is married to actress Sophia Davey (née Dunn), who has starred in several films and theatre productrions across Australia. They have two children, Eden and Taika