The soaps began off the new year with a bang, but things are about to get even better next week, with one episode even involving a massive explosion.
Consider us ecstatic.
Of course, we’re talking about Hollyoaks’ must-see hour-long episode on Tuesday, which will feature the Channel 4 soap’s first stunt since the pandemic.
The stakes are high, anarchy reigns and the spectacle is nothing short of spectacular.
There are numerous explosive situations across all of our favorite serial dramas next week, including Yasmeen Metcalfe’s discovery that Zeedan Nazir has been lying to her in Coronation Street.
Meanwhile, Pam Coker makes a comeback in EastEnders, following the homophobic attack that left Ben Mitchell and Callum Highway in serious danger.
What about Emmerdale? WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN FOR HOW LONG? The ITV soap is not to be missed next week, as Meena Jutla’s homicidal rampage reaches another dramatic high, so we’ll just say that all the juicy details are below.
- Max is horrified to find Summer and Amy staring at an upskirting photo, and Summer subsequently realizes that the photo in question is of her. Asha insists on reporting the incident to the authorities. Summer, on the other hand, is too humiliated. Meanwhile, Amy tears a strip of Max for invading Summer’s privacy by glancing at the photograph, and resolves to find out who is taking and sharing the photographs.
- At school, Joseph is being bullied. When Gemma and Chesney learn about his ordeal, they are saddened. Chesney goes to school despite the little boy’s protests. When Joseph realizes what he’s done, he’s furious, and he vanishes without a trace! Chesney doesn’t waste any time in starting his hunt, but his efforts are in vain. He returns home after that, informing Gemma of Joseph’s disappearance.
- Craig sprains his ankle while out for a run. Tyrone, on the other hand, has the ideal solution – or so he believes! — by lending Craig Ted’s crutch! Later, Faye assists Craig in entering the flat, but she is shocked to see that he is using Ted’s crutch. Meanwhile, Craig grows curious as he examines the initials inscribed into the crutch, alarming Emma and Faye.
- Tim spends the night at the cab office and assures Sally that he hasn’t gone ‘off’ her when he returns home. Meanwhile, Aggie gives him some counsel, urging him to see the cardiologist and explaining that the cardiologist will inform him what the operation will entail. He eventually does so, but he is terrified when he learns that he will be receiving a letter with a date.
- Sally is taken aback when she learns Sophie injured her wrist in a car accident in Crete. She tells Tim the bad news, just as he was ready to tell her about his own problems.
- Yasmeen extends an invitation to Stu to stay, freeing up the spare room. However, she discovers a significant discovery while doing so. In subsequent sequences, Alya persuades Zeedan to tell Yasmeen the truth, and he eventually complies, telling his grandmother everything about how Hashim pushed him to launder the dirty money through the restaurant. His betrayal has startled Yasmeen into silence.
- Outside the hospital, Amy sees Jacob, who is wearing a sling. He approaches and declares that he has turned a new leaf and is no longer involved in the drug trade. Amy, on the other hand, is uninterested and tells him to leave.
8. Neil goes on the attack, confronting Aaron and threatening Dana’s life, which has Harvey worried. Aaron intends to persuade the far-right group that Neil has gone insane, and he succeeds. But there’s a catch: he now needs to step in for Neil and run the operation from Manchester. Harvey begs his son to rethink, outraged.
- Bobby confides in Callum about his fears about the far-right, and then mistakenly spills a drink on Aaron, but not before making an unsettling discovery. Dana confronts her brother when he exposes his anxieties to her. Aaron, on the other hand, suggests that Bobby is manipulating her and that she should accompany him to Manchester!
- In the aftermath of the incident, Ben is struggling, and Callum is unable to convince him to open up. Pam, on the other hand, succeeds in doing so when she drops by after hearing what transpired. Ben sobs and cries in her arms. Meanwhile, Callum speaks with Kathy and Phil, and the three of them plan an intervention. Ben says that he’s tired of battling and is concerned for his safety.
- Chelsea confides in Whitney about Gray, but Whitney urges her to stay in the game, assuring her that the assassin will be apprehended as soon as he makes a mistake. Chelsea pays attention and, as a result, prepares a meal for her husband, intending to play happy families. For the time being.
- Suki is not thrilled to learn that Vinny has allowed Dotty to stay at the bedsit rent-free, and she demands that she pay up or leave. Dotty ends up sleeping rough in the allotments, but later says that if Vinny helps her find a place to stay, they could try romantically.
- Mitch and Rocky encourage Mick to re-enter the dating scene, but it’s evident that he’s distracted with other matters. Rainie, on the other hand, overhears and confronts the landlord after learning that Mick and Linda have broken up. Mick falls – he’s having a panic attack – and things take an unexpected turn.
- Kat is pleased with her birthday present from Phil, but she quickly has other concerns when Lola arrives, enraged about Phil’s treatment of Isaac.
After being kidnapped by Meena, Vinny is horrified as Manpreet tells him about her sister’s long list of victims. He hands over his house keys to Manpreet, but the GP passes out again as Meena poisons her. Manpreet, on the other hand, escapes away the next day and wounds Meena with a piece of wood! Meena, on the other hand, regains control and restrains Manpreet once more.
- Liam is shocked to discover no mention of Meena’s pregnancy or miscarriage in her medical records, and he confronts her when he notices blood oozing through a bandage on her wrist. Meena retaliates by threatening to file a sexual harassment complaint against him, before informing Vinny and Manpreet that Liam’s meddling has forced her to escalate their plans, and that they would die today as a result. As Meena drives the Dingle van inside the barn, the prisoners are afraid.
- Tracy announces that she has been offered a position in Nottingham, which Charity encourages her to accept. Nate, on the other hand, is heartbroken to learn that she plans to leave the village with Frankie, and he begins to doubt her capacity to cope in a new metropolis.
- Priya returns to work, but her burns are causing her difficulty. An irritated client attempts to exacerbate the situation, but she effectively manages it. Her desire to scratch her burns, however, wins out, and she becomes irritated when she overhears the client making light of her scratching.
- Jai and Kim are shocked to learn of the large fine they’ve received as a result of the survival event disasters. Jai submits a desperate application to a loan company, but it is rejected.
- When Billy asks Leyla to organize his wedding to Dawn, she is overjoyed.
During a fundraiser event for Dee Valley Hospital, a horrific explosion engulfs Marnie’s enterprise Salon De Thé, putting many lives in danger.
- In the midst of the pandemonium, Mercedes saves Cher’s life, but things take a turn when the McQueens find that one of their own is still in the building. Following that, a noble act is performed, but a shocking deception has a fatal consequence.
- Toby is getting ready to deliver an earth-shattering announcement. However, something horrific stops him in his tracks before he can do so. Following an explosion, he will make a major announcement, and his tight friendship with Celeste will shine through. And in stunning sequences, the couple will finally get their just desserts for Lisa’s murder.
- Ethan catches up with Maya, and their relationship comes to a crashing halt.
- While in a life-threatening situation, Peri realizes exactly what she wants, but is it too late to make her dream a reality? Will Juliet perish in the blast? Marnie was devastated when the teen was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery. After that, she says a few nice things to Donna-Marie until tragedy strikes the Nightingale family.
- Emmerdale spoilers tonight: What’s happening on Friday, January 7 2022
- Emmerdale stalwart Belle Dingle to murder Meena Jutla as history repeats itself?
- Emmerdale’s Liam Cavanagh arrested for murders after Jacob spots major clue?
- Emmerdale villain Meena Jutla’s exit confirmed as star speaks out on leaving ITV soap
- Emmerdale’s Harriet Finch ‘exit’ sealed after exposing Meena’s killer plan?
- ‘I felt ready to move on’ Emmerdale star addresses soap return after Robert Sugden U-turn