EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks: Boxing Day's soap highlights

Published Thursday, Dec 26 2013, 01:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks: we take a look at tonight's top soap stories…

EastEnders, BBC1, 7.15pm

The sale of The Vic is going ahead and Alfie and Kat decide to run a cheap bar to make as much money as they can before they're evicted!

When Phil hears what's going on, he storms over and tries to throw everyone out, but Shirley refuses to budge. He tells her firmly to leave, but she won't go, and then their altercation is interrupted by The Vic's new owner…

EastEnders, Mick buys The Vic, Thu 26 Dec


Shirley takes great pleasure in revealing to Phil he's sold to her brother, Mick Carter, so now she calls the shots!

Emmerdale, ITV, 6.15pm

It's a happy Christmas at Wishing Well when Sam and Rachel announce their engagement, but it's about to take a dramatic turn…

Emmerdale, news of the fire spreads, Thu 26 Dec


When news arrives of the Home Farm fire, Sam, who snuck into the house to return the presents he stole, panics that he started it after knocking over the Christmas tree.

He goes up there to see if there's anything he can do and is horrified when he hears Megan's inside after she went into the flames thinking Declan was in there. Is Megan alive?

Hollyoaks, C4, 5.35pm

Sinead is filled with jealousy over Freddie's feelings for Lindsey, especially when she sees them share a hug.

Hollyoaks, Sinead writes Joe a card, Thu 26 Dec

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She decides Joe needs to know the truth, but instead of telling him to his face, Sinead writes him a Christmas card with the message: 'Did you know that Freddie is in love with your fiancée?'

In tears, she leaves the card on the bedside table and heads off to the Roscoe wedding. But could a surprise from Freddie make Sinead regret what she's done?

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