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Hollyoaks spoilers: Liam Donovan gets dressed up for a different kind of Christmas!

Liam Donovan and James
Liam Donovan shows off his terrifying mask to James Nightingale

Liam Donovan gets dressed up in a scary costume to kickstart the Christmas event he's planning at The Loft

Bad boy Liam Donovan (Jude Monk McGowan) cuts a scary figure when he gets dressed up in tonight’s Hollyoaks on at 6.30pm (See our TV Guide for full listings).

The club owner gets kitted out as Krampus, a horned half goat, half-demon figure from old European folklore who used to banish children at Christmas time! How very Liam!

Liam Donovan shows off his terrifying mask to James Nightingale

It’s all part of his preparations for a special themed night he’s hosting at The Loft.

Liam Donovan

Liam Donovan in his scary Krampus costume

James Nightingale (Gregory Finnegan) who has recently grown closer to ruthless club boss Liam, is a little taken aback to see him kitted out in his frightening garb, however the pair of them are soon locked in conversation and realise they have a lot more in common than they ever knew. Could this be a new pairing in the village?

Meanwhile Diane Hutchinson (Alex Fletcher) is still feeling the heat. In yesterday’s episode she was seen looking incredibly jittery when mention was made of traces of blood found on the night of Mercedes shooting.

Diane Hutchinson and Edward

Diane Hutchinson has been turning to Tony's dad, Edward, for support

Diane later confided in Tony’s dad Edward Hutchinson (Joe McGann) but what secrets did she spill? Tonight she is on edge as she finds herself caught up in the crime and the net closes in. What exactly is she guilty of?

Elsewhere Jesse Donovan (Luke Jerdy) is getting all excited about the future of his salon thanks to his new neighbour, music producer Toby who has promised he will put some very influential and glamorous clients in Jesse’s direction.

Jesse Donovan and Courtney

Has Jesse managed to upset new neighbour Toby?

However Jesse is worried that his recent over enthusiastic posts on social media may have got him in trouble with Toby.

Has Toby got some bad news for him and what exactly is Toby’s agenda? He and his partner Celeste seem too good to be true….maybe that’s because they are. Should Jesse be watching his back?

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 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.