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Hollyoaks spoilers: Diane Hutchinson takes drastic action to try and help Lily

Diane Hutchinson in Hollyoaks

Diane Hutchinson is so worried about her niece Lily's self-harming that she decides desperate measures are called for

Diane Hutchinson (Alex Fletcher) is devastated that Lily (Lauren McQueen) has been self-harming again and feels powerless in her attempts to help her troubled niece.

She decides to take drastic measures and removes the bathroom door so that Lily is no longer able to hide herself away and self-harm. However when Lily sees what she’s done things get even worse. Have Diane’s desperate tactics just plunged Lily into yet more turmoil?

Darren and Mandy

Mandy and Darren at their baby scan before Christmas

Meanwhile, Mandy Richardson (Sarah Jayne Dunn) and Darren Osborne (Ashley Taylor Dawson) return home following Mandy’s recent operation to perform surgery on her unborn baby who has spina bifida. Darren is in bits following all the emotional stress and it’s a waiting game to see if the op has been successful but how is Mandy holding up?

Elsewhere Juliet Quinn (Niamh Blackshaw) agrees to go out for a meal with Mac Nightingale (David Easter) when he gives her money so she can go and buy herself a nice outfit. However it’s clear Juliet has got no intention of spending any time with Mac.

Darren Osborne and Juliet Quinn

Juliet recently snapped a picture of her and Darren together when Darren was asleep

She takes his cash but when she learns that Darren and Mandy are back at home she decides to pay her crush, Darren, a visit instead!

Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4

Tess Lamacraft
Tess Lamacraft

Tess is a senior writer for What’s On TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite and WhattoWatch.com She's been writing about TV for over 25 years and worked on some of the UK’s biggest and best-selling publications including the Daily Mirror where she was assistant editor on the weekend TV magazine, The Look, and Closer magazine where she was TV editor. She has freelanced for a whole range of websites and publications including We Love TV, The Sun’s TV Mag, Woman, Woman’s Own, Fabulous, Good Living, Prima and Woman and Home.