Hollyoaks spoilers: Joel Dexter gives Mercedes an ultimatum after HORROR DISCOVERY!

Joel Dexter gives Mercedes an ultimatum

Joel Dexter squares up to Mercedes McQueen and tells her he knows her terrible secret and he's going to the police!

Joel Dexter (Rory Douglas-Speed) is reeling after making a shocking discovery yesterday about Mercedes McQueen. In Tuesday’s episode at 6.30 pm (See our TV Guide for full listings) he confronts her with Harry Thompson’s phone he discovered which contains a recording of Mercedes’ bombshell confession.

Joel Dexter with Mercedes McQueen

Joel Dexter confronts Mercedes McQueen

During the recording Mercedes is heard confessing to Harry, who was subsequently murdered, about causing the hit and run accident that nearly killed Grace Black (Tamara Wall) and also threatening to kill Harry if he reveals the truth!

Joel Dexter gives Mercedes an ultimatum

Joel plays the incriminating message he discovered on Harry's phone

A horrified Joel tracks Mercedes down and tells her he’s giving her the chance to tell her family the shocking truth first before he goes to the police with the incriminating phone tomorrow.

Joel Dexter gives Mercedes an ultimatum

What will Mercedes decide to do?

Meanwhile Scott Drinkwell (Ross Adams) tells Mitchell Deveraux (Imran Adams) that he doesn’t want to be his dirty little secret any more. Mitchell, who’s in a relationship with Cleo McQueen (Nadine Mulkerrin) pleads with Scott and tells him that he needs Cleo but it’s Scott’s alter-ego, Anita Tinkle, that he really wants.

Scott Drinkwell performs as Anita Tinkle

Scott aka Anita Tinkle has had enough of the messy love triangle with Mitchell

Elsewhere, Jesse Donovan (Luke Jerdy) presents his brother Liam (Jude Monk McGowan) with the adoption papers for his biological daughter, Iona.

Liam’s sister Grace (Tamara Wall) can see that Liam is putting on a happy front and he confides in her that Iona reminds him of everything that is good in his life, but he’s terrified of failing his little girl.

Romeo Quinn has been hiding out at the Maalik's

Romeo Quinn has been hiding out at the Maalik's

Plus James Nightingale (Gregory Finnegan) is wallowing after his recent attack on his son Romeo Quinn (Owen Warner). Romeo has fled the family home and is now squatting at the Maalik’s.

Peri is shocked to walk in and find Romeo

Peri is shocked to walk in and find Romeo

Peri Lomax (Ruby O’Donell) is shocked when she finds him hiding away and appalled when he tells her that James hit him and he's too scared to go back home.

Romeo Quinn

Can Peri be a friend to Romeo and help him to get back on his feet?

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





Tess Lamacraft
Senior Writer for What's On TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite week, Whattowatch.com

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.