The McQueens are disturbed to see a talking doll planted in The Dog which contains blackmail demands!
The drama begins when Nana McQueen calls for help.
Mercedes McQueen (Jennifer Metcalfe) and Theresa McQueen (Jorgie Porter) race to The Dog to find a macabre doll standing in pride of place on the bar.
As all the McQueen family gather round, the electronic doll starts reciting the seven deadly sins and explains that the family will have to pay up or otherwise each of their sins will be publicly revealed and they will find themselves facing jail!
The doll announces that the first sin is ‘Wrath’. Which of the McQueens is guilty of wrath? Who does the spooky doll belong to and who is watching over the family to try and scare them into handing over a vast sum of money?
Elsewhere, Verity Hutchinson (Eva O’Hara) is representing Diane (Alex Fletcher) in her divorce from husband Tony (Nick Pickard). Verity and Tony’s father, scheming surgeon Edward (Joe McGann) encourages Verity to play hardball when it comes to the divorce. Meanwhile lawyer Sami Maalik (Rishi Nair) takes pity on Tony who is struggling and offers to help him out.
Meanwhile scary drugs boss Victor Brothers (Benjamin O'Mahony), piles the pressure on Juliet Nightingale (Niamh Blackshaw) and tells her she needs to recruit more dealers. When Victor spots Ella Richardson (Erin Palmer) in the village he orders Juliet to get Mandy's young daughter on board!
Plus Tom Cunningham (Ellis Hollins) and Yazz Maalik (Haiesha Mistry) have a heart to heart about their futures. It’s clear that they both want very different things from life and it’s not long before an upset Tom thinks that maybe they should break up! Uh oh....
Hollyoaks is shown Mondays to Thursdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4.
On Fridays Hollyoaks Favourites is shown featuring a re-run of a classic episode from the past
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.
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