SoapWorld takes a look at the latest goings on in EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and Coronation Street.
Linda is unable to stop herself from peeking at what she believes to be her Christmas present from Mick but she is totally unprepared for what she discovers.
Meanwhile, Max questions Bernadette about what Phil and Aidan are up to leaving her shaken. Ian is also left unnerved by an encounter with Max. Later, Ian gets a shock as he returns home to find Max sat menacingly waiting for him. The situation escalates and an erratic Max tells Ian he’s going to get the ultimate revenge and kill him …
Elsewhere, a mix-up sees Donna turn on Robbie.
EastEnders, Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One. Repeated at 10pm on UKTV channel ‘W’.
One villager is left heart-broken.
Alex moves in to kiss Aaron but he’s quick to back away and Aaron kicks himself as Alex leaves. Alone, Aaron removes his t-shirt and looks at his scars. Is this the real reason he didn’t go any further?
Elsewhere, Charity requests Vanessa’s company in the Woolpack cellar; Daz is keen to help Bernice.
Emmerdale, Thursday at 7pm and 8pm on ITV, STV and UTV.
Milo is worried when Armstrong gets back in touch, but is later asked to spend Christmas with the Cunninghams.
Imran’s bike breaks but he’s delighted when Kim offers to help him with his paper round – he’s got a major crush. Later, Misbah presents Imran with a present… walking boots!
Elsewhere, Jesse leaves a card and present for Courtney confessing his love for her.
Hollyoaks, Thursday at 6.30pm on Channel 4 and a ‘first look’ at 7pm on E4.
Peter agrees to go to court to help Billy and reads his victim impact statement saying that he believes Billy has suffered enough and shouldn’t go to prison. As they leave court a fight breaks out between two men and Billy and peter wade in to break it up. Billy is pushed to the ground but as he and Peter get into Peter’s cab Billy doubles up in pain, a metal lucky charm given to him by Summer has embedded in his thigh and is bleeding profusely.
Stopping the car Peter stems the flow with his jacket and calls an ambulance. Feeling he is slipping away Billy tells Peter he deserves to die because he killed his sister Susan.
Elsewhere, Aidan suggests Alya might have more luck tackling Matthew on her own; chaos reigns at the Rovers as Leanne, Simon, Oliver and Eva move in.
Coronation Street, Thursday at 8.30pm on ITV, STV and UTV.
Doctors is off-air for its annual Christmas break.
Doctors, Thursday at 1.45pm on BBC One.