Here is all you need to know about what is coming up this week in Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Eastenders and Hollyoaks.
Soap Spoilers 15th – 19th May 2017
Emmerdale – Marlon is excited as he makes plans to propose to Carly. Unfortunately, Marlon’s timing couldn’t be any worse as Carly’s ex-partner Matt is waiting for her at The Woolpack. When they come face-to-face, both are completely thrown. Meanwhile, Vanessa is relieved when Rhona agrees to seek professional help at rehab down south. When Rhona leaves the village once again with Marlon and Paddy watching on, she gets upset as she says goodbye to Leo. Elsewhere, Nell is thrown by the latest development.
Coronation Street – Tracy tells Peter that she has the money to buy The Rovers, so as a result he and Toyah will be able to go ahead and buy the pub. With their fortunes on the up, Peter calls the IVF clinic to make an appointment, but is shocked to discover that Toyah went ahead with the implant behind his back. Furious, Peter confronts Toyah. As their row escalates, Toyah admits that she suspects he’s guilty of attacking both Chloe and Ken. Peter also confides in Leanne. Determined to do what she can for him, she calls at Chloe’s house, demanding she drops the assault charge. When Toyah also barges in, Chloe wonder what’s going on. Meanwhile, Faye begs Phelan to take her to visit Seb at the Young Offenders’ Unit. But as she climbs into his van, Anna clocks her from across the street. Elsewhere, Nick thinks they should just organise a naming ceremony for Oliver. Leanne is not convinced, but Nick steams ahead and books it for the next day. Also, Shona lies to Roy, Eileen and Todd, telling them that she’s moving away as she’s got a new job. Finally, in an attempt to inject some romance back into their relationship, Kevin books a hotel for he and Anna.
Leanne and Toyah play Chloe at her own game and threaten to report her for assault unless she drops the charges against Peter. Meanwhile, Anna climbs into Phelan’s van with Faye and demands answers. Faye admits that he’s been giving her lifts to the Young Offenders’ Unit to visit Seb. In a fury, Anna drives off, stopping away from the street where they have a blazing row and Faye runs off. Back on the street, Kevin reveals his surprise hotel booking to Anna. She refuses to go on account of Faye’s meltdown. Elsewhere, Nick half-heartedly invites Steve to Oliver’s naming ceremony. Sensing he’s not welcome, Steve declines. Leanne is disappointed when Nick tells her that neither Steve nor Liz can make the ceremony.
Eastenders – Jack’s situation takes another turn for the worse. Meanwhile, Denise tries to sign on to benefits at the job centre, but is turned away without any help as she hasn’t made an official application. This means that Denise faces another evening with no food. Elsewhere, Michelle has a successful job interview, but confides in Sharon about how it wasn’t for a teaching position. Also today, Ian isn’t impressed when Jane suggests he should join a slimming club, but some wise words from Woody might make him reconsider his bad attitude. Finally, Carmel faces a backlash from the stall holders when they hear about her interview at the council.
Hollyoaks (first look) – James urges Marnie to get Mac’s signature on the power of attorney documents. Ellie and Alfie then overhear Marnie asking Mac to “make it official” and assume their parents are planning to get re-married. Marnie takes in her devastated children when they find out the truth. Later, Mac rips up the power of attorney documents, refusing to sign away his whole life until he gets a second opinion. Meanwhile, Zack wants things to go back to normal with him and Leela. Spurred on by his mum and dad’s seemingly perfect relationship, Zack tells Leela to make up her mind about whether or not she wants to be with him. Simone tells Louis that she wishes Zack could be with a nice girl like Cleo. Elsewhere, Cindy returns from holiday and immediately locks horns with political rival Simone.
Emmerdale – Nell arrives at Amba’s birthday party all dressed up. Her arrival turns Ross’s head, but Jai is also interested. Nell is also finally a hit with Priya, who’s pleased to see how good Nell is with Amba, but events take a horrifying turn when Priya is shocked to find her daughter with pills in her hands. It’s no time at all before the finger of blame is pointed straight at Nell. Meanwhile, Carly is feeling guilty following Matt’s arrival in the village. Elsewhere, Zak tries to prove himself.
Coronation Street – no episode today.
Eastenders – Kim isn’t pleased when Denise fails to show any support for the meeting she’s holding about the community centre closing down. Later, Denise visits the job centre again as she now has her completed application for benefits, but it’s not long before she receives even more bad news. Denise realises she might have to swallow her pride when she’s advised to visit a food bank instead. Meanwhile, Martin isn’t happy with Stacey for letting Kush help with Arthur, but Stacey retaliates by giving him some home truths over his recent treatment of Kush. Elsewhere, Jane is stunned when Ian goes for a run after attending his slimming club. Also today, Whitney struggles to focus when she receives a letter from Lee’s lawyer about a divorce.
Hollyoaks (first look) – Lisa agrees to help her mum matchmake Zack and Cleo. Jealous Leela sees Zack and Cleo together and drags Zack into the toilets at The Bean. At the same time, Cindy is humiliated when her speech goes wrong at the press launch in The Bean. She runs to the toilets and hears Zack and Leela getting amorous in the cubicle. She plants her microphone in Leela’s coat pocket so they can be heard by everyone outside. Simone is in the middle of her speech and Cindy feels victorious when Zack and Leela emerge from the toilets to a shocked audience and an embarrassed Simone. Meanwhile, Ellie is pushing for Mac to get his second opinion as soon as possible. Soon afterwards, Marnie puts on an emotional performance when she tells the family that Mac has already had a second opinion, but he must have forgotten. Everyone is alarmed when Mac suddenly blacks out. Elsewhere, Warren asks Cleo to help Joel take his mind off ‘whatever’ is getting him down. Cleo catches up with Joel later and he tells her to stop throwing herself at him.
Emmerdale – Jacob trashes Josh and Jamie’s bikes after they bully him. When the boys discover what’s happened, they prepare to retaliate by beating up Jacob, but Dan saves him by stepping in and taking responsibility. Dan finds himself cornered by the boys once again and agrees to pay for the damage, but he’s secretly making another plan altogether. Meanwhile, Jai has to make a big decision after yesterday’s dramatic events. Elsewhere, Victoria is desperately looking for help to prepare the food for the vegan market. Sam suggests that Zak could get involved, but Zak clashes with Victoria in the kitchen and ends up storming out.
Coronation Street – Nick is furious after hearing how Leanne went round to Chloe’s, nailing her colours to Peter’s mast. As the Battersbys and Platts gather in the Bistro for Oliver’s naming ceremony, Nick is nowhere to be seen. When David finds him drunk and wallowing in self pity, he urges his brother to be grateful for what he’s got. Soon afterwards, Liz is furious to learn that her grandson’s naming ceremony is taking place and she hasn’t been invited. Dragging a reluctant Steve to the Bistro, Liz tears a strip off Leanne. Meanwhile, Adam confides in Rosie that he reckons it was Daniel who pushed Ken. Elsewhere, when Nathan suggests they throw another party for his friends, Bethany masks her dismay. When Bethany then receives a text from Sarah inviting her to a wedding fair, she begs Nathan to let her go, suggesting they could postpone to the party. Will Nathan agree? Also, making out he’s busy with wedding plans, Johnny declines Kate’s invitation to lunch. However, when she finds out Johnny is lying, Kate is concerned. Finally, Mary returns from the Lakes with an injured Norris, who’s expecting Mary to look after him, while Faye tells Anna she’s going to stay with Izzy.
Eastenders – no episode today.
Hollyoaks (first look) – Leela and Zack do the walk of shame through the village after being exposed at the campaign launch. Louis urges Leela to break up with Zack, while Zack moves out when Simone refuses to acknowledge his relationship with Leela. Later, Leela is freaked out when Zack turns up on her doorstep with his bag, offering to look after her and Daniel. She tells him that he’s moving too fast and breaks up with him. Meanwhile, Yasmine asks Prince on a date to The Bean. Prince is heading that way already and agrees, but he doesn’t see it as a date. Yasmine is furious when Prince is more interested in Lily and she lies to Peri that she slept with Prince. Elsewhere, the doctor confirms that Mac has had a mini-stroke and warns him to change his lifestyle. The family is rushed out of the room when Mac has another attack. Later, Marnie tells James that they need to end their plan, but will James agree? Also today, Cindy and Darren are helping Tom get ready for his driving test, but he’s a nervous wreck. He reveals that he keeps thinking of how his mum and dad died in a car crash. Cindy gives Tom their dad’s lucky driving gloves and encourages him to go through with his test. They’re all elated when Tom passes.
Emmerdale – Ross overhears Jacob’s concern over the bullies and “helpfully” suggests that violence could be the solution, giving the impressionable teenager food for thought. Dan is also worried about meeting Josh and Jamie at the cricket pavilion but when he arrives, he’s shocked to find Josh lying motionless with blood seeping out of his head. Dan dials 999 but then ends the call – and someone is watching him from the shadows. Meanwhile, when Victoria is too busy to oversee the stall at Chrissie’s vegan market, Zak once again steps in to help. He struggles to make sales, but gets an idea and puts some burgers on the barbecue. Elsewhere, Debbie is fed up with Chrissie hassling her.
Coronation Street – no episode today.
Eastenders – Whitney tries to distract herself from her divorce news by heading out shopping, but she forgets her purse. Woody heads off to find Whitney in order to hand the purse over, but when he arrives at the shopping centre, he’s shocked by what he sees.Meanwhile, Denise has no choice but to visit the food bank. When she arrives, she’s taken aback to see that Cora Cross works there. Feeling embarrassed, Denise flees without asking for any help. Elsewhere, Ian continues his efforts to lose weight.
Hollyoaks (first look) – James threatens to expose Marnie if she doesn’t continue with their plan. When the doctor starts asking questions about what could have caused Mac’s stroke, Marnie panics. Back at home, Marnie is alarmed when Mac doesn’t recognise where he is or know who James is. Meanwhile, Zack is feeling down after being dumped by Leela, while Cleo snaps at Simone when she tries to set up her and Zack again. Elsewhere, Louis reminds Joel about a school talk he’s got to take this morning. However, Joel completely loses his composure when put under pressure by Prince, leaving Louis and the class of students in stunned silence. Also today, Peri is confused when Prince blanks them after apparently sleeping with Yasmine. Lily and Prince are finally making progress in their relationship, until Peri tells Lily about Prince and Yasmine having sex. Lily tells a confused Prince that she wants nothing to do with him. Peri wants to help Yasmine get her claws into Prince at a party next week, but Yasmine is panicking about her lie.
Emmerdale – Pollard grows suspicious after yesterday’s events. Meanwhile, Debbie gets caught out after taking revenge on Chrissie. Elsewhere, Belle is feeling confused about her feelings for Lachlan.
Coronation Street – As Bethany sets off to the wedding fair to meet Sarah, Nathan pulls up in his car and orders her to get in. Sarah is furious when Bethany doesn’t show up and sets off to the tanning salon on a mission. Having forced Bethany into a sexy outfit and plied her with alcohol, Nathan heads out to get his mate Ian for the party. Sarah lets herself into the flat and is horrified to see Bethany scantily-clad and passed out on the sofa. Scared, she calls Gary. Meanwhile, when Kate spots Johnny leaving Victoria Court with a good-looking woman, she wonders what he’s up to. After taking a call in the factory from a hotel confirming Mr Connor’s booking, which is actually Aidan secretly booking a room for he and Maria, Kate jumps to conclusions and tells Aidan and Eva that Johnny must be having an affair. Aidan panics. Elsewhere, stressed to the eyeballs, Leanne’s day goes from bad to worse when she finds herself locked out of the flat and Oliver alone inside. Nick arrives home and rescues Oliver, leaving Leanne consumed with guilt and questioning her own parenting skills. Also, upset to hear Drew’s taken a turn for the worse, Billy worries for Summer’s future. Todd does his best to appear sympathetic. Finally, Rosie calls at Adam’s flat and insists they search Daniel’s room for evidence and his locker at the bistro.
Nathan arrives home with Bethany’s next client in tow, but is furious to discover Bethany gone. Having brought Bethany back to Number 8, Sarah tells Gary she’s never letting her out of her sight again. However, when Bethany wakes from her drunken stupor, she panics that she’s late for Nathan’s party and goes to leave. Bethany is shocked to discover Sarah and Gary have locked her in and goes ballistic, hurling ornaments at the wall. Meanwhile, Aidan makes out that the hotel booking was made by him and was meant to be a surprise for Eva. Still suspicious, Kate calls round to see Johnny. When his leg gives way and he collapses, Johnny tries to play it down, revealing the woman Kate some him with earlier was a masseuse. Kate is concerned as Johnny begs her not to tell Jenny. Elsewhere, Leanne breaks down to Toyah, worried that she’s not a fit mother and that Nick’s right, as she put her ex before her own son. Toyah marches into the Bistro and tears a strip off Nick, accusing him of bullying Leanne because he’s jealous of Steve and Peter. Also, when Billy admits that he’s worried that Summer could end up in care, Todd is concerned. Finally, Daniel and Sinead return from Oxford, explaining to Adam that they would have stayed longer but Daniel has an exam in the morning.
Eastenders – no epiosde today.
Hollyoaks (first look) –