Bombshells and and setbacks are at the centre of next week’s visits to the land of soap, with big discoveries set to rock a number of the genre’s residents to their very core.
EastEnders sees Lily Slater make a huge discovery about mum Stacey which leads to a big showdown with the family, as truths come to light, leaving Stacey with a decision to make.
Over in Hollyoaks, Sienna Blake is left in shock when she sets her sights on Rafe Harcourt once more, with the newcomer delivering quite the news, rendering the village’s resident schemer rather speechless.
Emmerdale, meanwhile, sees the beginning of not one but two affair storylines, and when we say we’re shocked we truly mean it, as Wendy Posner embarks on a secret relationship with Liam Cavanagh.
You may be thinking ‘But what about Bob?’, and if so you needn’t worry about him, as the B&B owner starts to grow closer to Bernice Blackstock in yet another case of did not see that coming.
Last but not least, we’ve got Coronation Street spoilers, which confirm a devastating health turn for Roy Cropper.
If you’re eager to know all of the biggest twists and the most shocking plots coming up in soapland then you’ve come to the right place, as Metro.co.uk is serving up all new and detailed spoilers for next week (May 22 to 26) so what are you waiting for? Let’s dive in.
Stacey is determined to stop Lily from being bullied, as she’s invited to join the parents committee at the school. Her inclusion, however, causes controversy, with a group of pupils who have access to her secret cam page making the connection. Lily discovers the truth and, horrified, she confronts a mortified Stacey, outing her secret in front of everyone. Despite her shock, Stacey bravely faces down the judgemental parents and shares some home truths.
Lola becomes very low as her speech becomes more slurred and the reality of her prognosis sets in, as she refuses to see Janet and William. Honey struggles to deal with her complicated emotions towards the situation and confides her worries in Phil, who comes up with a plan to let Janet revise at Peggy’s. After speaking with Phil and Bernadette, Jay reaches out to Reverend Mills, who visits Lola to share her religious outlook on death which she finds very comforting.
Ben reckons Lola shouldn’t be leaving the hospital, as he struggles with her diagnosis, before lashing out at Billy and Honey, accusing the family of accepting the prognosis ‘too easily’. Phil takes it upon himself to confront Ben urging him to stop being ‘selfish’. Ben, however, leaves a voicemail for a Dr Washington, requesting help to ensure Lola is still alive in September. Afterwards, he makes a scene at a party organised by Lola’s loved ones, before leaving as Kathy and Callum try and force him to accept the reality of the situation.
Faye feels trapped by Craig, breaking down to Gary as she admits that she wants to be with Jackson, but fears that leaving Craig could land her back in prison. Craig cops on, realising how much Faye wants to leave with Jackson and Miley, assuring her that she can go if she wants. Faye does just that, leaving Craig utterly heartbroken.
Evelyn accompanies Roy on a walk with Freddie the dog, but Roy soon suffers chest pains. Evelyn urges him to chase up his appointment with the heart specialist, with subsequent scenes seeing Evelyn left with little choice but to call for an ambulance. Will Roy be okay?
Paul realises there’s something wrong with his right foot but hides it from Billy. Gemma asks Paul if he’ll give her away at the wedding and he agrees to. When Jenny talks through the plans for the stag and hen do with Paul she notices he’s struggling with his right foot. Later, Dee-Dee accompanies Paul to his appointment with the MND nurse and Paul begs the nurse to consider him for Tofersen treatment, convinced it’s the answer to his prayers.
Wendy goes to extreme efforts to help celebrate Liam’s success in being nominated for a writing award, leaving the GP touched. One things lead to another, with the pair subsequently sporting fancy dress and sipping champagne, as they move towards one another while the music blasts. There is delight when Liam scoops an award, with the pair getting caught up in the excitement of it all, sharing a kiss, with an affair seemingly set to commence.
Bob and Bernice have a heart-to-heart, rekindling their friendship after the pressures of work pushed them apart. Things, however, take a turn, with Bob telling Bernice he’s always considered her beautiful, with a charged moment ensuing. Bernice makes a drunken pass at Bob, who rejects her advances, before fleeing the room, confused about the feelings this evening has reignited.
Nicola is livid with Jimmy for forgetting to take Angel to the dentist as he continues to struggle over his fraught relationship with Tom. Deciding to take their daughter to her appointment, Nicola instructs Angel to get in the car. Tragedy strikes, however, as Nicola’s car collides with Moira’s at an unsighted junction on the outskirts of the village. Both Nicola and Moira exit their vehicles, horrified by the sight of Angel unconscious in the back of Nicola’s crushed car.
Ethan has an idea to make The Loft a success, which Sienna reckons is a bit tacky, but she agrees to see it through on the basis that it will bring in some money. Her attention, however, is soon elsewhere, with the former high school teacher spotting Rafe, who is back in the village. But the bigger shock is yet to come, with the newcomer revealing that he’s moving to Hollyoaks!
The Youth Club is trashed by Charlie, who is under pressure from drug dealer Tez to steal the consoles on the premises. DeMarcus doesn’t want Felix’s hard work to go to waste, and Mercedes subsequently sorts the place out, urging Felix to plough ahead with the opening. Felix, however, spots Taz and takes matters into his own hands. DeMarcus isn’t pleased with how his dad handled things, but there’s more horror ahead when DeMarcus and Vicky are surrounded by Taz and his mates, with a fight breaking out.
Dillon joins a band with Shing Lin, Ella and Charlie. The newcomer, however, receives a shock when his mum shows up, wasting little time in critiquing his appearance, with a row ensuing over Dillon having previously punched his mate. Imran offers some advice, encouraging Dillon to open up, remarking that hiding the truth doesn’t help anyone. Dillon subsequently comes out to his mum, revealing he attacked his friend due to homophobic comments that were made after he revealed he wanted more than friendship.
- Ravi tries to win back Chelsea in EastEnders
- Hope sabotages Eliza’s birthday in Coronation Street
- Charles’ mother arrives and clashes with Manpreet in Emmerdale
- Cindy gets a new love interest in Hollyoaks
- Competition is in the air in EastEnders at the Queen Vic pub quiz
- Justin is due in court in Coronation Street
- A face from Ryan’s past returns in Emmerdale
- Juliet confides in Peri in Hollyoaks
EastEnders airs Mondays to Thursdays at 7:30pm on BBC One. Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8pm on ITV. Emmerdale airs Mondays to Fridays at 7:30pm on ITV. Hollyoaks airs Mondays to Fridays at 7pm on E4, with first look episodes daily on All4.
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