Hollyoaks spoilers: Nancy Osborne grills Ella for truth about murder

Ella Richardson and Nancy Osborne in Hollyoaks

Nancy Osborne knows Ella Richardson is hiding something but is she about to discover the terrible truth about Jordan Price's murder?

Nancy Osborne (Jessica Fox) turns her attention to Ella Richardson (Erin Palmer) in tonight’s Hollyoaks on at 6.30pm (See our TV Guide for full listings).

Nancy’s suspicions about the night of Jordan Price’s (Connor Calland) murder have recently gone into overdrive.

She knows her son, Charlie Dean (Charlie Behan) who was arrested for the crime, is hiding something but she doesn’t know exactly what.

Ella Richardson and Nancy Osborne in Hollyoaks

Nancy seizes an opportunity to get close to Ella

She’s also certain that Mandy’s daughter Ella, who was with Charlie at the time of the fatal stabbing is also hiding something.

Tonight, Nancy is determined to find out what exactly, however Mandy, who secretly knows the truth, is protecting her daughter at all costs and won’t let Nancy speak to Ella.

However, Nancy’s not going to give up.

Ella Richardson and Nancy Osborne in Hollyoaks

How much will schoolgirl Ella give away about the murder?

When Mandy and Darren (Ashley Taylor Dawson) have an appointment at the bank following Kurt Benson’s (Jeremy Edwards) scam, they ask Tony Hutchinson (Nick Pickard) to look after Ella.

However, chef Tony becomes too busy with the restaurant and Nancy seizes the opportunity to take Ella off Tony’s hands!

Ella Richardson and Nancy Osborne in Hollyoaks

Teacher Nancy gently pushes Ella for the truth

As Nancy sits down to gently quiz Ella about that fateful night when drug-dealer Jordan lost his life, will she discover the terrible truth – that Ella was the real murderer and Charlie, currently in prison, is taking the blame to protect her?

Mandy Richardson and Nancy Osborne in Hollyoaks

Protective mum Mandy warns Nancy away from Ella

Elsewhere, Celeste Faroe (Andrea Ali) and Cleo McQueen (Nadine Mulkerrin) share their fears about Toby (Bobby Gordon) with Celeste and Toby’s father, Felix Westwood (Richard Blackwood) who is alarmed to learn Toby is currently being kept prisoner by Dr Ley in The Loft.

Celeste and Toby Faroe in Hollyoaks

Toby is being kept in The Loft by manipulative Dr Ley

Felix reassures the pair he can handle the situation and will bring Toby home but when he goes to The Loft, he’s horrified by what he finds!

Plus, Maxine Minniver (Nikki Sanderson) has encouraged her mum Trish (Denise Welch) to set up her own dance school in Chester as a way of making some cash.

Mum and daughter celebrate when the new ‘Trish Minniver School of Dance’ banner arrives, but it soon becomes clear that Trish left her last dance school under a cloud.

Uh oh. What exactly did Trish do?

Trish Minniver played by Denise Welch

Trish Minniver played by Denise Welch has a dubious past

Meanwhile Trish’s sinister boyfriend, Brad King (Tom Benedict Knight) offers to fund the project but Trish and Nikki remain blissfully unaware of scheming Brad’s true intentions.

What’s Brad plotting?

Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4 at 7pm.

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.