Several of soap’s finest have to deal with the prospect of death this week, as some lives are endangered, while others say goodbye to their loved ones.
Alina Pop’s life is on the line in Coronation Street, after a fire engulfs the salon flat, while EastEnders landlady Linda Carter is horrified to discover that her beloved Bonsai tree Barry has died.
Jamie Tate (Alexander Lincoln) decides that it’s time to leave over in Emmerdale, while Cleo McQueen’s life is at risk in Hollyoaks, after Warren Fox issues a dark threat!
EastEnders continues to stream new episodes on BBC iPlayer every Monday, meaning you can catch all of this week’s outings right now!
Coronation Street and Emmerdale, however, will air as normal on ITV, as will Hollyoaks on Channel 4 and E4.
Alina is left to die in Coronation Street
Hope steals a set of keys to Alina’s home, and after telling Fiz she wants nothing to do with the baby, she sneaks into her flat. Alina, meanwhile, is soundly asleep, unaware of the imminent danger, as smoke creeps under her bedroom door! Eileen and Sally realise the salon flat is on fire, and call for an ambulance. Tyrone discovers what’s transpired, and sets off to the hospital. Hope, meanwhile, watches from the window.
The cause of the fire is revealed to be an aromatherapy candle, and Alina is horrified, as she thinks she’s to blame. Hope, meanwhile, points the finger at Alina, claiming that as she was home alone, it must’ve been her fault. Evelyn, however, starts to piece together the truth when Hope asks if the person responsible for the blaze will get into trouble. Fiz, meanwhile, tells Hope they need to talk about the fire, but will Tyrone tells the police they think their daughter is responsible?
Ones to watch: Monday August 2 at 7:30pm and 8:30pm on ITV.
Phil tries to abduct Raymond in EastEnders
Phil gets a call from Ritchie regarding the situation with Raymond. After a confrontation with Jack, the Mitchell hard-man is seething, and therefore he opens up to Kat, telling her that Ritchie said it will be hard to get custody of Raymond, and therefore he’s considering taking him and doing a runner! Kat, horrified, tries to talk him out of it, but will she succeed?
One to watch: Monday August 2 at 9pm on BBC One.
Jamie decides to leave in Emmerdale
Jamie makes a huge decision, as he decides to leave the village. Before doing so, however, he heads up to Home Farm, breaks in and accesses the safe. Gabby, having heard a noise, realises someone’s in the house, and as she goes to call the police, Jamie steps out of the shadows, a bag of cash in his hand. She’s upset that he’s departing, feeling betrayed, but Jamie admits he never wanted the baby.
One to watch: Monday August 2 at 7pm on ITV.
Passion ensues for Cleo and Joel in Hollyoaks
Cleo is celebrating her birthday, but she’s not really in the party mood after Toby’s present doesn’t go down too well. Joel meets up with her, under the pretence of simply wanting to wish her a happy birthday, but Cleo can see right through him. The priest therefore reveals the truth, warning her about the threat on her life! One thing leads to another, and in the heat of the moment, they share a passionate kiss!
One to watch: Monday August 2 at 7pm on E4.
James confronts Craig in Coronation Street
Michael and James are frustrated when they learn that the complaint they made isn’t being taken further. James confronts Craig on the matter, questioning if he reported the fact that he wasn’t driving erratically, leaving the young cop flustered. James subsequently relays his disappointment and Craig feels awful, questioning PC Brody about the arrest once again. Brody suggests that black people are over sensitive, which leaves Craig appalled.
One to watch: Monday August 2 at 8:30pm on ITV.
Linda is devastated by a sad death in EastEnders
Linda is devastated, as her Bonsai is dead, and she quickly points the finger at Shirley!
One to watch: Tuesday August 3 at 9pm on BBC One.
Nicola and Mandy come to blows in Emmerdale
Nicola and Jimmy decide that they’ll tell the kids they’s splitting up after Angel’s birthday party. As the party commences, however, Nicola proceeds to badmouth Mandy, which Mandy overhears! She retaliates by attacking her with a huge inflatable, and soon the two women are brawling, with birthday food flying left, right and centre!
One to watch: Friday August 6 at 7pm on ITV.
Zara Morgan returns to Hollyoaks after 16 years!
Cindy takes matters into her own hands, posting on social media about Sue’s funeral, hoping Ollie will take the bait and make an impromptu return. Ollie is a no-show, but Luke’s estranged sister Zara arrives on their doorstep, livid to have found out about her mum’s funeral arrangements via a social media post!
One to watch: Wednesday August 4 at 7pm on E4.
Steve thinks Dev is encouraging Aadi to have sex with Amy in Coronation Street
Aadi tells Summer that he’d miss her if anything happened to her, and she’s touched, admitting that she feels the same about him. Flustered, he leaves and later tells Amy about his crush on Summer. Amy offers him some advice, but Tracy misconstrues the scenes, believing that Amy and Aadi are an item! Steve, much like Tracy, gets the wrong end of the stuck and launches an attack on Dev for encouraging his son to have sex with Amy! Little does he know that Amy, Aadi and Summer have witnessed the showdown!
One to watch: Friday August 6 at 7:30pm on ITV.
Dotty and Keegan’s sex shock in EastEnders
Dotty confronts Vinny for telling Keegan about their night of passion. Vinny, however, reveals his true feelings for her, and she’s left feeling awful. Keegan, meanwhile, picks up his wages, but Dotty offers him a drink. Tiffany attempts to get in touch with her husband, feeling terrible about what’s transpired with Bernie, but Keegan ignores her calls, as things between he and Dotty heat up!
One to watch: Thursday August 5 at 9pm on BBC.
Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on ITV. EastEnders airs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday on BBC One. Emmerdale airs Monday-Friday on ITV. Hollyoaks airs Monday-Friday on E4.
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