Hollyoaks spoilers: NEW ARRIVAL! Tony Hutchinson’s dad, Edward, arrives in Chester

Tony Hutchinson and dad Edward in Hollyoaks

Tony's estranged dad, surgeon Edward Hutchinson (played by Joe McGann), arrives in the village. How will his unexpected arrival be received?

It’s a bolt out of the blue when Tony Hutchinson’s dad, Edward Hutchinson turns up in the village in tonight’s episode of Hollyoaks at 6.30pm (See our TV Guide for full listings).

Edward (played by Joe McGann) rolls up when Tony’s wife Diane (Alex Fletcher) and Marnie Nightingale (Lysette Anthony) are busy making funeral plans for Harry Thompson whose body was recently discovered in the woods.

An overwhelmed Diane, who has finally been told by the police that Harry’s body is ready to be released, is not exactly pleased by Edward’s shock arrival and sends Tony’s estranged father packing!

Edward Hutchinson with Diane

Diane with Edward Hutchinson played by Joe McGann

Elsewhere, Luke Morgan (Gary Lucy) tries to convince his son Ollie (Aedan Duckworth) that he’s making the wrong decision putting the baby that he’s expecting with Brooke, up for adoption.

Teenage mum Brooke (Talia Grant) is feeling calmer about the adoption decision so she and her carer Nancy Osborne (Jessica Fox) are worried when a fired-up Luke turns up unexpectedly at the adoption meeting. Is he going to tell Brooke she’s making a big mistake?

Ollie Morgan and Brooke Hathaway

Teenagers Brooke and Ollie are expecting a baby together

Meanwhile killer Breda McQueen’s (Moya Brady) increasingly erratic behaviour has been causing concern for her daughter Goldie (Chelsee Healey) who has been checking up on her distracted mum.

Goldie and Breda McQueen

Goldie McQueen is growing increasingly suspicious of her mum Breda

Breda, who keeps sneaking off to her pig farm where she is keeping Tony Hutchinson prisoner, tries to explain away her visits to the deserted farm by pretending she’s put it on the market with an estate agency and has got a viewing coming up. However when Goldie rings the agency and discovers that Breda has lied, she decides to find out exactly what her mum is up to!

Is it only a matter of time before a caged and increasingly weak Tony is discovered?

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.