Helen Rickards is a character in Round The Twist.


Helen Rickards (more commonly known as Nell) is the old woman who lives in a cottage next to the lighthouse. She is wiser than all the other adults. Nell has never been married.


Series 1 - Nell's Ancestors

In Skeleton on the Dunny, Nell sells the lighthouse to the Twist family because she couldn't maintain the place any longer. She believes Harold stole her painting that was worth around $100,000.

In Santa Claws, Nell plays Santa Claus at the Christmas Fate but when the real Santa sees her they get in a fight. Later, while Pete Twist, Linda Twist and Bronson Twist are doing the dishes, Nell arrives with glitter all over her. Pete tells Bronson that Nell was the Santa at the fate, Linda wishes Pete didn't have such a big mouth. When Santa grants her wish Nell and Linda laugh historically at him.

Series 2 - Shipwrecked Ghosts

Series 3 - The Viking Book of Love

Series 4 - Ariel & Atlantis