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Neighbours: Jackie Woodburne battles the winter chill as she films her final scenes on Ramsay Street

Neighborhood veteran Jackie Woodburne battles the winter chill by holding a hot water bottle as she films her final scenes on Ramsay Street

Jackie Woodburne, the star of Veteran Neighbours, has been spotted filming her final scenes in Ramsay Street, following the shock of the long-running programme.

The 66-year-old, who has played the role of Susan Kennedy since 1994, was seen battling the winter cold in Melbourne when she appeared on camera in a decidedly summery outfit.

When the cameras weren’t rolling, the producers rushed to hand Jackie a hot water bottle and a long puffer coat.

Frozen: Neighborhood veteran Jackie Woodburne, 66, battled Melbourne's winter chill by holding a hot water bottle as she filmed her final scenes on Ramsay Street on Tuesday

Frozen: Neighborhood veteran Jackie Woodburne, 66, battled Melbourne’s winter chill by holding a hot water bottle as she filmed her final scenes on Ramsay Street on Tuesday

At one point, the actress was seen holding a rolled-up newspaper to her chest in an attempt to keep warm.

Despite the not-so-ideal working environment, Jackie, steadfast in showbiz, remained stoic as she concentrated on the film crew’s instructions.

The set also featured actor Stefan Dennis, 63, who has played the role of ruthless businessman Paul Robinson since 1985.

All wrapped up: When the cameras weren't rolling, the producers rushed to hand Jackie a hot water bottle and long puffer coat

Packed everything up: When the cameras weren’t rolling, the producers rushed to hand Jackie a hot water bottle and long puffer coat

Chilly: Putting her body on the line!  At one point, the actress was seen holding a rolled-up newspaper to her chest in an attempt to keep warm

Chilly: Putting her body on the line! At one point, the actress was seen holding a rolled-up newspaper to her chest in an attempt to keep warm

Jackie’s performance on set comes weeks after she expressed disappointment at Neighbors shock after 37 years on the air.

Speak with TV weekJackie said the long-running Australian soap has been a great training ground for cast and crew for nearly four decades, and will be greatly missed.

“I will miss this place very much,” she said.

Neighborhood veteran: The set also featured actor Stefan Dennis, 63, (pictured) who has played the role of ruthless businessman Paul Robinson since 1985

Neighborhood veteran: The set also featured actor Stefan Dennis, 63, (pictured) who has played the role of ruthless businessman Paul Robinson since 1985

Production on the series will end in June and Jackie said she hopes viewers can get a finale that is “joyful and happy.”

“I can’t imagine what kind of story will wrap up 38 years of TV history,” she said, “but I hope it showcases our fantastic cast and crew and leaves the fans happy.”

Jackie’s character Susan is married to Dr Karl Kennedy, who is played by Alan Fletcher.

The Kennedys arrived on Ramsey Street in 1994. dr. Karl became the family doctor and Susan taught at the local school.

The couple provided Neighbors viewers with many memorable storylines, including Susan’s struggle with multiple sclerosis.

Iconic duo: Jackie's character Susan is married to Dr Karl Kennedy, played by Alan Fletcher.  The pair have been pictured together in character during their formative years on the show

Iconic duo: Jackie’s character Susan is married to Dr Karl Kennedy, played by Alan Fletcher. The pair have been pictured together in character during their formative years on the show

Memorable Characters: The Kennedys (depicted in a scene from Neighbours) arrived on Ramsey Street in 1994.  dr.  Karl became the GP and Susan taught at the local school

Memorable Characters: The Kennedys (depicted in a scene from Neighbours) arrived on Ramsey Street in 1994. dr. Karl became the GP and Susan taught at the local school

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