Shock waves will be felt by one family in Coronation Street when someone unexpectedly dies leaving a stark realisation in their wake. And theres a surprise for Harriet in Emmerdale when she comes face to face with someone shed rather stay in her past.
Alfie is coming dangerously close to being exposed in EastEnders as Hayley finally settles on a name for her baby and he starts bonding with his daughter, will Kat work it all out? And Linda goes to epic lengths to get Stuart to confess. How will she live with her own actions?
In Emmerdale, Daz is also struggling to keep the truth about the accident at bay, and Pete finds himself at the mercy of a blackmailer.
And someones life is in danger in Hollyoaks when they are kidnapped by an angry drug dealer.
1. Daniel is reeling from the weight of Sineads truth about not seeking treatment. Beth finds a specialist clinic in Germany that will help treat her but is devastated to learn itll cost thousands and isnt a viable option. At the hospital Sinead learns an awful truth from the doctors – her cancer has spread and she needs chemo as soon as possible.
Then Sinead is dealt some even more horrific news – Steff has died.
2. Beth knows Sinead needs to get to that special clinic and tries to come up with a plan to afford it. When she sees Carla take money out of the safe she clocks the pin. She gets Chesney involved in her plan to steal the money from work then pretend he got mugged. But theyre in trouble when someone rumbles their plan.
3. Jenny is suspicious when Liz asks for an hour off and turns to her app to see if shes meeting Johnny. Shes relieved when she realises Liz is meeting up with Mike, and even more thrilled when she sees them kissing. But when she learns Liz lied to Eileen for the secret meeting with Mike, Jenny sees an opportunity to drop her right in it.
4. Robert has secretly agreed to father Kates baby and heads off with her to a fertility clinic but Ryan realises hes lying about his whereabouts. As Robert gets more serious over his plans with Kate Michelle drops a bombshell – she does want his baby after all. Where will this leave Kate?
5. Brian is overworked and stressed as Phil continues to torment him. And when Phil demands he rewrite the play by morning Brians stress hits critical levels and he collapses- hitting his head on the table as he falls. But Phil isnt finished with him yet.
6. Things are getting crowded over at Toyah and Leannes. Toyah is furious when she learns Leanne plans to move Nick in as she has an announcement of her own – Imran is moving in too.
7. Nick admits to Leanne that hes broke as hes got to pay Elsa back the £40k he took to buy into Underworld.
8. Lindas guilt over Mick is growing and Shirley warns her to get a confession ASAP or they do things her way. Determined to get him to confess she does the unthinkable as the two share a kiss, then later goes to even greater lengths to get him to spill the truth.
9. Alfie wants the Slaters to have a perfect christmas and reveals he plans to stick around. So he comes up with a plan so that the whole family can fit in the tiny house. Kat and Alfie share a moment that leads to a kiss and it seems these two are finally getting things back on track.
10. Tiffany agrees to do another deal for Evie but is forced to take Lily along when Evie changes the time. Things go wrong and Tiffany is forced to leave Lily alone. Later, she receives an angry call from Evie – the drugs are missing and she realises Lily hid them. Tiffany goes to drastic measures to make sure Lily tells no one about what happened.
11. Kim is left devastated when her plan to steal the solo falls flat and things fall into chaos for the choir when Morag reveals shes unimpressed with their efforts and Kim reveals a shocking truth.
12. Hayley finally settles on a name for the baby but Jean is worried when she spots Alfie cooing over the little one. Hayley is afraid their secret will be exposed and warns him its his kids who will suffer when the truth comes out. Desperate she makes a call – to her mum Bev.
13. Louise asks for more driving lessons with Keanu as he questions if Keegan is giving the runaround. Does Louise have an alterior motive?
14. Pete finds Dawn soliciting and insists he cant leave her there, She gets the wrong end of the stick, launching a kiss on him. As Pete tries to process what happened Dawn realises she has a bargaining chip and threatens to tell Rhona unless he lets her stay.
15. Kerry assures Amelia the police will get to the bottom of what really happened to Graham, and Daz silently panics that hell be exposed. He plans to flee but hes scuppered when he finds Kerry collapsed in the road.
16. Noah is excluded from school and Jessie is ready for a showdown with Charity. As the two women come face to face, Marlon steps in to calm things down, and Charity punches him in the face.
17. Debbie busies herself with preparing for Sarahs return home as the first day of her trial arrives and shes left broken to think it might be the last night she spends with her children.
18. Priya urges Graham to call Megan given that they both appear to like each other, but later when theyre alone he thinks hes read the signals correctly and goes in for the kiss.
19. Graham hands Nicola a nigh-on impossible job – he tells her that Home Farm Estates needs to sell assets and her job is to hand out eviction notices. And the first name on the list is her sister Bernices family – she has to kick them out of Brook Cottage.
20. Harriet is shocked when she comes face to face with someone from her past – Dawn. She knows the truth and the vicar is petrified of being exposed.
21. Prince has an ultrasound appointment at the hospital but keeps it a secret. Romeo stirs the pot telling Lily Prince is cheating. She confronts Prince and he ends their relationship, heading off to the hospital for an operation without his wife by his side.
22. Brody learns the police plan to drop his case against Buster and hes devastated. Sienna tries to convince him to appeal the decision, but instead he heads out to drown his sorrows at The Loft. Damon comes to check on him and an angry and tipsy Brody ends up punching him.
23. Cindys mental health deteriorates after Donna-Marie swapped her medication for vitamins. Mac recruits an unwitting Alfie, who convinces Cindy she needs to check in to a private clinic. When Cindy balks at the costly idea, Mac reassures her they can remortgage her house to pay for it. She signs some papers under his supervision…what has she done?
24. Liam tells Lisa to pick one of her dads dodgy contacts to make a deal with but leaves him fuming when she picks the wrong one. Liam is desperate, he needed the deal to get enough money to save him from having to sell the salon. Jamie demands her money back and threatens Liams partner in crime if he doesnt. He refuses, thinking she means Lisa as he doesnt care about her. But then he realises its Jesse shes kidnapped.
25. Ste refuses to sell mince pies to Yazz so she exacts revenge on his flailing business – she tells everyone that Ste gave her brother food poisoning, driving whats left of his customers away.
- Whos left heartbroken when the woman they love ends things?
- Who is on the verge of coming clean about their guilty secret?
- Which daughter is left fearing for her mum?
- Whos desire for revenge threatens their family?
- Whos left with regret when they cheat on their other half?