EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks: Thursday's soap highlights

Published Thursday, Apr 23 2015, 00:01 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
EastEnders, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks: we take a look at tonight's top soap stories…

EastEnders, BBC1, 7.30pm

As the Branning family gather for Jim's funeral, they're stunned by Dot's arrival, but she makes them all feel uncomfortable when she begs one of them to do a eulogy.

Max steps up to say a few words about his father, but his outburst doesn't go down well. After a few words of encouragement, Dot also takes the stand and gives an emotional tribute about Jim.

EastEnders, Dot at Jim's funeral, Thu 23 Apr


Back on the Square, Max comes clean to Carol about his business troubles and admits that was what caused his upset. Can Carol convince him to turn to Phil for help?

Emmerdale, ITV, 7pm

As Chrissie tells Donny she's left the £10,000 in his room, Ross is tricking Debbie into helping him carry out Chrissie's plan.

As Ross and Deb arrive at the hotel, it's not long before he confesses what's really happening and she's furious, refusing to help. She walks away, but when she sees Charlie and his armed accomplice, she realises she can't let Ross do it alone and turns back.

Emmerdale, Ross and Debbie trick Donny, Thu 23 Apr


After Ross grabs the cash, he and Debbie are pursued by the angry men and hide out in a bedroom. Trapped together, the pair warm to each other, and after later fleeing, Ross tells Debbie exactly how he feels, but will she feel the same?

Hollyoaks, C4, 6.30pm

As Kim continues to be manipulative, Nancy can't stand it any more and tells Esther what happened between Kim and Joe all those years ago.

Esther refuses to believe it at first and chucks Nancy out of the coffee shop, but when her own suspicions get the better of her, she decides to hunt for the evidence Nancy referred to.

Hollyoaks, Esther finds Kim's letters, Thu 23 Apr

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She's stunned when she finds the envelope full of Kim's obsession with Joe. Confronting Kim and Joe in the village in front of a stunned Freddie and Lindsey, will Esther dump her girlfriend?

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