The past is the subject of much discussion in soapland next week as some remember fondly while others face old faces.
EastEnders is one to watch, that’s for sure, with a history-making flashback episode that will delve deep into the Mitchells’ past, all the while revealing secrets for those in the present.
Meanwhile, Coronation Street sees Stephen Reid getting into trouble again, and Audrey Roberts is out to get him.
In Emmerdale, a huge clash between Faith and Kane Dingle leads the latter to a discovery, while Hollyoaks’ Mercedes McQueen is disturbed by a discovery that can only mean one thing.
Silas Blissett is back in town!
It’s shaping up to be another huge week for soaps and if you just can’t wait to find out what’s on the cards then you don’t have to as Metro.co.uk brings you all the latest news hot off the press.
A large protest is taking place outside the factory when Nadeem arrives. Carla, who had been alerted to his practices by concerned neighbors, tells him the deal is off. Meanwhile, Craig calls for the protesters to disperse, Griff rallies the crowd, and Spider watches in horror as Griff pulls out a bottle and throws it, hitting Craig in the skull!
Steven is shocked when wife Gabrielle arrives on the street and tells him she wants back the money he stole from her company. If he doesn’t return hers, she threatens to go to the police! Later, Steven practices Audrey’s signature – but Audrey soon shows up. Has she caught Steven in her stride?
Spider asks Toya to cut ties with Griff before admitting that he is in love with her and his marriage is over. They subsequently kiss on the balcony before agreeing to keep their relationship a secret until the end of the trial. However, they don’t suspect that the enraged Saira has noticed them.
EastEnders viewers will be transported back in time to 1979 to learn about Mitchell’s checkered past in a special flashback episode which shows the show’s signature clan hit hard by Britain in economic turmoil. Peggy will be at the center of the story as she struggles to keep her marriage afloat while taking care of her family. Meanwhile, Eric will take Phil and Grant on their first smart deal.
As Principal Keeble’s obsession with the Mitchell family continues to grow, will the truth about her vendetta against the family finally be revealed and can Phil ever escape the past?
Frankie’s mood improves until a stranger tries to kiss her after repeatedly harassing her on the dance floor. She leaves early, refuses Lola’s offer to walk her home, and exits the subway in a panic.
With her plan to break up Liv and Vinny backfired, Sandra plans to break Liv’s sobriety by taking the opportunity to secretly switch Liv’s drink to alcohol! Liv recoils in horror as she takes her first sip, reporting her discovery to Bob, who is horrified. Liv worries that the door to her alcoholism is open. Meanwhile, Sandra is delighted.
Faith fears having to relinquish control of her own life, wanting Cain to have a durable power of attorney once she makes the DNR decision. The stress of the situation leads her to believe that Cain is actually Shadrach, and soon she is brandishing a weeping pan, yelling at him to get away from her.
Nicola is close to tears when Harriet tells her she doesn’t have enough to go after Naomi, who still did not admit to participating in the attack. Charles is stunned when Nicola chastises him for his daughter’s actions and is horrified by Nicola’s threat to end both his and Manpreet’s careers. Meanwhile, Nate ends things with Naomi.
Ella becomes convinced that Charlie doesn’t like her after he suggests that they keep their relationship fun. However, Leah encourages her a bit and then Ella decides to send a selfie to Charlie. She has second thoughts and so asks Charlie to delete the photo, but it later leaks online.
Darren brings Ethan in under the pretense of having a game day, but it’s actually to take care of the babies again.
Mercedes’ worst fears have come true: Silas is back! The landlady approaches Sam for an update on Silas, and the policeman reassures her when he reveals that the killer has been arrested. Mercedes isn’t done though, as she plans to end this drama once and for all, but as she approaches Silas – who’s being transported to a police van – she realizes it’s a con!
- James collapsed on the Coronation Street pitch.
- Janine tries to provoke Linda in EastEnders
- Al professes his love for Chas in Emmerdale
- Leah is spearheading the Free DeMarcus campaign in Hollyoaks
- Stu is bullied on Coronation Street
- Sharon invites a man called Matt to EastEnders
- Kim is preparing to reconnect with Millie in Emmerdale
- Sienna puts her plan into action in Hollyoaks
Coronation Street airs Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8pm on ITV. EastEnders airs Monday to Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One. Emmerdale airs Monday to Friday at 7.30pm on ITV. Hollyoaks airs Monday to Friday at 7pm on E4.
If you have a soap or TV plot, video or photos, get in touch by emailing us [email protected] – we’d love to hear from you.
Join the community by leaving a comment below and stay up-to-date on all things soaps on our home page.
The Soap Bulletin
Includes exclusive content, spoilers and interviews before they are seen on the site. Discover more »