Wednesday 17 January 2018

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Funerals, murder and babies ablaze

Sheena McGinley

eastenders Just when you fink all the shaaahtin' 'as subsided, Bianca arrives home wiv a fella in tow. His name is Terry and he comes with the usual baggage allocation. Meanwhile, Masood, increasingly emasculated by David, decides to "save" Carol from the Butcher/Wicks/Jackson household by suggesting she moves in with him.

Emmerdale Now that Alan's 'Wallace and Gromit'-themed sidecar send-off is complete, we can focus attention on the fact Jacob's taken news that Layla is his real mum really well. When the police catch up with him in Holdgate (makes a change from Hotton), the youngster announces he'd rather live in Jai's house than with David and Alicia. Meanwhile, Samson nearly sets Archie alight on bonfire night, which outs the truth of his parentage.

coronation street As Grace sets about menacing Sally and Mary, shamefaced Todd is busy manipulating Sean into defending him to Eileen. Hayley receives some tragic news, which sees herself and Roy having to tackle the euthanasia debate again. Elsewhere, Steve, who's continuing his transformation into Jack Duckworth, finds himself on the naughty step once again.

fair city Eileen's back from Spain to find out how her darling son was murdered. Her presence sees an already traumatised Charlotte bursting into various venues during the week. Wayne's attempt at calling off the wedding somehow ends in Maeve asking Orla to be bridesmaid. We're not the only ones finding Kerri-Ann and Mondo beyond irksome; Deegan insists on their eviction after finding a pair of scanties in his room. On the upside, it means Leo gains two new tenants.

ros na run Is it happy ever after for Jason and Lee? And will Katy and John Joe get the fresh start they crave?

Irish Independent

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