Wednesday 21 March 2018

The Soapbox

Sheena McGinley

nasty cracks, revelations and a charity match

Coronation Street David and his two-face settings have more machinations in store for Nick; he only goes and calls trading standards on his brother. Hayley finally tells Roy about her pancreatic cancer, because chemo is not something you can hide. Between the racism and the child bullying, public enemy Paul just can't catch a break; Audrey's got a nasty crack; and it finally dawns on Peter that he's a kept man. Don't fret, love, you're in fine company with Dennis, Karl, Norris ...

EastEnders There's summink for all ages this week, what with Cora and Dot tussling over a frying pan, and Bobby and Tiffany's illicit love for each other threatening the ruination of Bianca and Ian Beale. Whitney falls foul of one of EastEnders' preferred plot conduites – a stranger armed with a mysterious letter from someone in her past. Sharon lets Dennis off the apron strings for two minutes and Soap's smallest haircut finds himself in a spot of bother.

emmerdale Gennie has quite the mound on her plate of late, between shaving her mum's hair off and now her vow to stop Chas from marrying Cameron. This week, she mostly finds herself earwigging on the latter's conversations with Debbie ... an activity she's bound to regret considering she goes for a hop towards the end of the week. Kerry convinces Declan to hold a charity table football tournament, only for Sean to accuse her of pilfering the proceeds, and Rhona feels betrayed when she learns that Vanessa hasn't kept her secret.

Fair City Rachel, being fortifide with morality, starts to crack under the pressure of lying about Doug's involvement in the car crash. Tommy returns and sets about winning the fight for Judith's attention. Elsewhere, Paddy decides to reveal to Zumo the real reason he killed Benny, which can't be wise, while Callum has no option but to let 'Char-lum' put in a debut appearance on Facebook. Finally. Leo tries to set is solo facial expression to 'surprised' when himself and Shannon arrive home to a ransacked house.

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