SoapWorld takes a look at the latest goings on in EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and Doctors this Thursday.

SoapWeek: EastEnders

The Taylors arrive in Albert Square and immediately catch the eyes of their neighbours … but what trouble do they bring?

Lauren assures Max there’s nothing going on with Josh. Meanwhile, with Father’s Day approaching, Jane worries about Ian and tries to talk to him. As Ian explains Steven isn’t the same as Peter or Lucy, a devastated Steven overhears.

Elsewhere, Jack searches for a nanny; Bex grows concerned about a distraught Louise but their minds soon turn elsewhere… 

EastEnders, Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One. Repeated at 10pm on UKTV channel ‘W’.


Eileen is quick to put a positive spin on the house fire, suggesting that they can claim on the insurance to give them the money they need to get the cookery business off the ground.

Bernie is still suspicious that Lance’s death wasn’t a heart attack, but who’d want to kill him? However, she has other priorities, such as the christening of their new son. Rather than a joyous affair, the christening is taut with unspoken resentment.

The christening is an upsetting time for Eileen as it brings up painful memories of Mouse. Finding herself being comforted by an old friend does not go unnoticed by sister Roisin. The atmosphere at the christening is soon soured however when Dermott and Peter have a heated exchange.

Meanwhile Alfie is concerned about his health and needs Dermott’s help. He asks Dermott to baptise him.

Redwater, Thursday at 8pm, after EastEnders, on BBC One.


SoapWeek: Emmerdale

Vanessa reminds Rhona that she needs to identify Pierce to the police but she’s dreading it. Rhona’s also frustrated at Marlon’s wariness of her spending time with Leo, however she avoids the temptation of pills. Meanwhile, a well-meaning Paddy lures Pierce back to the village. Seeing him again is the push Rhona needs to report him to the police.

Robert is uneasy when Rebecca returns to the village and announces she’s staying with Victoria. Elsewhere, Pete tries to get things back on track while Priya feels torn.

Emmerdale, Thursday at 7pm and 8pm on ITV, STV and UTV.


SoapWeek: Hollyoaks

Exiting hospital Scott causes alarm with his insistence to press on with his next gig, he’s met by a worried Tony and Diane at Nightingale’s who inform him it has been cancelled. Lily and Farrah arrive but a fragile Scott barricades himself in the kitchen where he creates a mess. Diane eventually gets through to Scott.

Darren and Nancy are still embroiled in conflict over her request for him to help her die. Kyle acquires some more weed for Darren. Later, Nancy has a change of heart about her request, while Ryan catches Darren with the drugs. Following being rejected by Ryan again, Kyle sends Mercedes an anonymous message claiming he’s a chat.

Elsewhere, Mercedes and James create a pact however James is left feeling conflicted.

Hollyoaks, Thursday at 6.30pm on Channel 4 and a ‘first look’ at 7pm on E4.


Doctors Pick of the Plots logo

Rob struggles with his inner feelings and jeopardises a court case. Can he pull himself together?

Mrs Tembe asks Sid for feedback on his sessions with Megan and wonders if he thinks they should extend Megan’s contract – but what will Sid say? Later, a desperate Sid has a proposition for Megan but she is still struggling to come to terms with what they’ve done. Meanwhile Rob and Karen both decide honesty isn’t always the best policy…

Elsewhere, Karen goes with her gut feelings about a new patient and finds herself in serious trouble with Mrs Tembe.

Doctors, Thursday at 1.45pm on BBC One.


Pick of the Plots ATV

Share Button