EastEnders, Corrie, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks: Friday's soap highlights

Published Friday, Jan 31 2014, 00:01 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks: we take a look at tonight's top soap stories…

EastEnders, BBC1, 8pm

Another member of the Carter clan turns up tonight when Aunt Babe arrives in the Square – but why is she there?

EastEnders, Aunt Babe arrives, Fri 31 Jan


Tina's called her aunt because she's worried about everyone and wants them all to come together and be one big happy family and she thinks Babe can help.

Aunt Babe can instantly see how much Stan's words have affected Shirley and gives her niece some advice. The family then start reminiscing about their mother, Sylvie, but what secret about her is Shirley hiding?

Coronation Street, ITV, 7.30pm & 8.30pm

As the residents prepare for Hayley's funeral, Roy is boycotting it, unable to deal with his guilt at how his wife died.

Carla steps in and orders him to get dressed. He relents and they join everybody else, all dressed in red to honour their late friend, as Hayley's cardboard coffin arrives in the hearse.

Corrie, Hayley's funeral, Fri 31 Jan


At the service, Fiz gives a heartfelt speech, but Roy can't contain himself any longer and gets up to speak. With everyone worried he's going to publically reveal how Hayley really died, they're relieved when he just talks about how brave she was.

At the wake, Roy's overwhelmed by all the sympathy and goes out for some air. But when he doesn't return and Fiz and Anna go to look for him, all they find is a note – where's Roy?

Emmerdale, ITV, 7pm

Brenda heads into town planning to steal again, and slips an MP3 player into another shopper's bag to create a distraction so she can get away.

When the store alarm goes off because of the other customer, Brenda sees her chance and grabs another MP3 player before swiftly leaving with it.

Emmerdale, Brenda's caught, Fri 31 Jan


But she's terrified when a security guard follows her out and confronts her. She explains everything she's been going through lately and begs for mercy, but will he agree not to involve the police?

Hollyoaks, C4, 6.30pm

Lindsey finds out Joe's been using his phone in Chester and is convinced he's in touch with Freddie, so goes to the garage to confront her fiancé's brother.

Hollyoaks, Lindsey wants answers, Fri 31 Jan

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She starts smashing the place up until Freddie tells her what he knows, but aware he can't reveal the truth behind Joe's disappearance, Freddie tries to calm her down without giving anything away.

But Lindsey's on the warpath and she's not giving up easily…

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