Deaths, funerals and sweet revenge – the soaps have it all going on next week.
Inner torment and a potential break-up are on the cards for some Emmerdale residents, though it isn’t all bad as one couple look set to take their relationship to another level.
Meanwhile IVF woes could break apart one happy couple in Coronation Street, while a sister’s meddling and a court sentencing could tear apart another.
A horror hit and run leaves an EastEnders resident utterly devastated as another struggles to cope with her trauma.
While a harrowing funeral on Hollyoaks puts a set-up in motion as a former couple gets embroiled in a bitter custody battle.
Here are all the juicy details for soap fans looking forward to next week…
A shock hit and run for one EastEnders resident
- Coronation Street’s Abi Franklin takes the fall as son Seb is out for revenge
Kate’s shocking sex idea
Kate and Rana are left horrified next week after discovering that it will cost £300 for IVF treatment. But it looks like they may have a guardian angel in Johnny, who offers to pay for it.
But while Kate is thrilled, Rana isn’t quite so sure.
The couple attend a fertility treatment together and Kate is giddy with excitement, Rana on the other hand isn’t quite so sure. She tries to stay enthusiastic and they agree that Kate will carry the baby.
Kate is excited and tells her that she can’t wait to be pregnant.
While Kate tells Johnny about the trip to the clinic, Rana masks her anxiety. Later, she finally admits that she isn’t happy with a stranger fathering their baby.
Michelle, meanwhile, asks Robert whether the baby talk is making him broody, but he covers up his true feelings and says he is fine.
Kate’s baby fever gets the better of her as she bursts into the medical centre and suggests that they adopt a baby instead. Rana is furious that Kate has interrupted her work and sends her away.
Kate tries to drink away her sorrows and ends up suggesting to Robert that he could father their baby.
This does not go down well as Robert brands her "crazy" and tells her to leave.
Sally’s fate revealed
Sally’s trial will come to a head next week as she finally discovers her fate.
She nervously prepares for her trial, but Paula isn’t happy about her antics with Abi and warns her that she might have to tell the prosecution.
Sally takes the stand and protests her innocence, but will Gina muck things up when she takes to the witness stand?
The prosecution describe Sally as morally corrupt and indisputably guilty, while Paula tries her best to convince them that Sally was innocently taken in by Duncan’s lies. Who will they believe?
Later, having heard all the evidence, Tim is convinced that Sally had an affair, leaving her utterly devastated.
Heartbreak is also on the cards for Sophie as Paula ends their romance.
At the end of the week, Gina lies to Sally and says that Tim doesn’t want to speak to her. Meanwhile Tim is confused when Sophie tells Tim that Sally wants to see him after Gina told him the opposite.
Tim is upset when Sally cancels their meeting, unaware that Gina persuaded her to do so.
Jenny wages a secret war on Liz
Jenny begins waging her secret war against Liz McDonald next week.
Still seething over Liz’s torrid affair with her husband, her jealousy ramps up a notch when she sees Johnny and Jenny giving each other warm smiles.
Jenny subsequently finds Liz’s phone and scrolls through to find incriminating texts, but doesn’t see any.
Later, Jenny secretly puts Liz’s phone in water and Liz discovers that it isn’t working. Jenny tells her that she is due an upgrade and gives her her old phone but is clearly up to something…
It becomes clear that Jenny is keeping tabs on her husband and Liz.
When Johnny tells her that he is going to the Bistro for some peace and quiet, her suspicions are aroused when she sees that Liz is also there on her app.
Jenny storms over to the bistro and bursts in – but what will she find?
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Graham’s torment continues
Graham will continue to struggle with his demons as he struggles to deal with Joe’s death.
Descending into alcoholism, Graham is easily taken advantage of by Nicola.
And it goes from bad to worse for him when he is rejected by ex-lover Megan and goes out drink-driving.
He ends up taking Noah to Butler’s Farm and shocks him when he implies both he and Cain know the reason behind Joe’s disappearance.
Liam and Bernice break up?
Fans might be left heartbroken next week as beloved couple Liam and Bernice could be set to break up.
Or, well, that’s what Leanna is hoping.
She and Gabby hatch a plan to try and break the couple up by getting Bernice to wear an awful dress.
And their plan seems to work as Liam takes Leanna’s side and Bernice is left utterly humiliated.
Charity and Vanessa take their relationship to the next level
Vanity fans will be very glad to hear that Charity and Vanessa will finally take their relationship to the next level.
The week begins on rocky ground as Charity is left hurt when Vanessa makes a thoughtless comment about her parenting skills.
While Charity is looking after Johnny and Moses the pair end up getting stuck in the cellar with permanent paint on their faces.
Vanessa jokes about her parenting skills but rushes to reassure her when Charity is stung by the remark.
However Vanessa is left beaming when Charity suggests that they move in together.
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Kat involved in horror hit and run
A shocking bombshell for Kat will send her in a devastating downward spiral next week.
While under pressure to learn the Knowledge, she turns to Charlie’s old ex-cabbie friends.
There she meets Tony and later Maurice, the latter of who makes her suspicious by his attitude.
After Tony leaves, Maurice tells her a shocking truth that sends her reeling and she makes a quick exit.
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While driving into the Square she makes a sharp exit and ends up hitting an elderly man and falls off her moped.
When she regains her consciousness she discovers she hit someone and panics, driving off.
Stacey and Hayley later find her drinking in the Queen Vic and she is given a quick reality check.
Later, Kat leaves her family concerned as she drunkenly arrives at the pub after struggling to deal with earlier events.
Ruby struggles as her rapists are charged
Ruby will struggle to cope next week after her rapists are finally charged.
She later spots the Gazette’s front page reporting about the rape but ends up panicking even though she isn’t named.
Her anxiety worsens when she sees the comments online doubting her side of the story.
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Later, Ruby and Stacey head to the Queen Vic – unaware that Martin is there with her rapists Ross and Matt.
The locals begin to discuss the Gazette’s story, unaware it is about Ruby.
Ruby tries desperately to ignore the comments but Stacey’s tempter flares and demands that Martin, Ross and Matt leave.
Things get worse when Glenn arrives and backs up his friends, leading to Ruby furiously confronting him in public and leading everyone to realise that she is the woman in the article.
Hayley horrified by birthday surprise
Jean’s attempt at making Hayley’s birthday special ends up in tatters next week.
When she proudly gives her a card, Hayley’s reaction leaves her bitterly disappointed but gives her another idea – a surprise party.
But when Hayley arrives she is horrified and quickly leaves. Why is she so upset?
Tegan’s heartbreaking funeral
Heartbreak is in store for Tegan’s family as they attend her funeral.
However Ste is overcome with thoughts of revenge when he receives as letter claiming that there is no evidence to support Misbah’s murder charge.
Tegan died earlier this month
As a result, Ste decides to protest outside the hospital rather than attend his own sister’s funeral.
But will he change his mind?
Darren and Nancy’s custody war
A furious Darren has filed for divorce but Kyle has promised to find Nancy the best lawyer he can.
This happens to be James, who tells her she should stop him from seeing the children altogether.
But Mandy just wants peace – will she get it?
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Sinead sets up Misbah
Sinead decides to help Ste get the revenge he so desperately wants – by setting up Misbah.
This comes after Diane lets Sinead, Hannah and Laurie stay in their flat without letting Tony know.
Having bagged an interview to be a nurse at the hospital Misbah is working in, Sinead is persuaded by Ste to sneak a bottle in to her office to set her up. Will she be successful?
Later, Sinead discovers that she has got the job.
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