SoapWorld takes a look at the latest goings on in Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale for the first time in 2018.

As the hens and stags get ready for the evening ahead, Daniel’s intrigued to see the Rovers’ CCTV is hooked up to Peter’s laptop and shows a bird’s eye view of the ginnel. Beth’s produced a DVD of clips of Sinead’s childhood but when Robert hands it to Daniel to play out at the bistro Daniel forms a plan.

With the stag do under way, Daniel corners Chesney in the Rovers’ back yard and leads him to believe he’s swapped Beth’s DVD for the CCTV footage of their altercation. Chesney’s horrified and as the hens gather in the bistro to watch the DVD, Chesney bursts in and knocks Beth to the ground in a desperate bid to stop the video. As Beth writhes in agony, Sinead’s appalled, while an intrigued Tracy presses play. Is Chesney about to be exposed?

Elsewhere, Roy implores Carla to tell her family the truth; Tracy witnesses Steve making a kind gesture to Michelle and isn’t best pleased; Alya rises above the Parker brothers making more racist comments but Luke struggles to keep his cool.

Coronation Street, New Year’s Day at 7.30pm on ITV, STV and UTV.


SoapWeek: EastEnders

With Aidan’s ‘job’ about to kick off imminently, a concerned Shirley makes a bold decision to prevent Mick from taking part. Sharon has also cottoned on that Phil is up to something, but chooses to turn a blind eye. Meanwhile, at the Taylors, Bernadette picks up on Keanu’s anxiety and quizzes him about the “job”

Later, after extricating himself from Shirley’s trap, Mick makes it to his position just in time but then has to get rid of Masood who’s driving by with his aunty Mariam and uncle Arshad, both of whom consider his dismissal rude.

Before long, the job is well underway and all the men take up their rightful positions – armed with their fake guns and disguises. It doesn’t take long to find the men but just as they reach them, the job starts to fall apart as they didn’t expect their target to be armed… The men all find themselves in an increasingly dangerous position. Meanwhile, Masood assures his aunty and uncle that Walford really is a lovely community to live in only for the Arshads to walk around the corner and witness a shot being fired.

Elsewhere, Kathy hosts a “tea party” for the ladies at the café.

EastEnders, New Year’s Day at 8pm on BBC One.


SoapWeek: Emmerdale

Sam explains his plan to make it appear as though the Dingle’s house sits on a Badger Sett. Meanwhile, Tom’s evasive with Debbie about his ne wjob.

Harriet and Cain’s relationship remains strained following recent events.

Elsewhere, Lachlan continues to manipulate Chrissie about the flat.

Emmerdale, New Year’s Day at 7pm on ITV, STV and UTV.


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