According to Channel 5, the final episode of Neighbours averaged 2.5 million UK viewers

The Australian soap ended on a high after 37 years on Friday by bringing back popular past characters

Three million viewers tuned in at its peak, according to overnight estimates, the largest number since the soap moved to Channel 5 in 2008

In Australia, the show aired on Thursday, drawing 873,000 metro viewers on Channel 10 and 10 Peach

The double-episode featured a wedding and a nostalgic tribute to past and present stars

The 1980s actors Scott Robinson and Charlene Mitchell, played by Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan, made their long-awaited comeback to the fictional Ramsay Street

Oscar-nominated Margot Robbie, who previously played Donna Freedman between 2008-2011, made a cameo in the episode, where she described her years there as "some of the best of my entire life".

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