Home and Away

Welcome to The Bay! First pics of Bridie Carter filming her brand new role on Home and Away surface

A sign of things to come.

By Jess Pullar
When news that Bridie Carter, beloved stalwart of nostalgic Aussie TV show McLeod's Daughters was joining the ranks of one of the country's most iconic soaps, suffice to say fans were thrilled.
And now, as she commences filming for her new role on Home and Away, we've already got our fist sneak peek of the woman in question getting into the swing of things - because what other way is there to show you're a Summer Bay local than by snapping some selfies with the much loved cast?
Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, Emily Symons, who plays Marilyn on the show, shared a sweet pic of herself and Bridie on set, writing: "Absolutely love working with @bridiecarter1 💖 Welcome to Summer Bay lovely lady."
With more than 4,000 likes and what seemed like hundreds of comments, it was clear Bridie's new gig is highly anticipated by fans and fellows alike.

In the comments section, fellow actress Lynne McGranger wrote: "Beautiful ladies. Right there."
Meanwhile, Bridie herself also shared a little insight on her first time on set.
"Thank you! Had fun today!" She replied to Emily.
Bridie is joining the iconic TV show, with scenes set to air later this year. (Instagram)
A number of fans also shared their excitement for Bridie's upcoming appearance on the show.
"Loved her in McLeod's Daughters. Can't wait to see her in H&A in Belgium," wrote one.
"Oh wow how exciting! Loved watching her on McLeods Daughters. Can't wait to see her on Home and Away," another reiterated.
Bridie has been an Aussie icon for years, known best for her role on McLeod's Daughters.
Bridie shared news she was joining the Aussie soap with an Instagram post back in August.
The 49-year-old actress shared a windswept selfie on the grounds of Sydney's Centennial park, writing: "Getting blown away in beautiful Centennial Park in Sydney. Very happy to be join the team/family on one of Australia's longest running shows - @homeandaway."
She added: "Very, very grateful in these strange times to be invited into the family fold. After filming today, I sought solace in nature at one of the city's most beautiful green spaces - not being on the farm, I need that! Very grateful for this wonderful public park. More pics and updates to come. Much love, Bridie xxxx."

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