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Hollyoaks spoilers: Sinead O’Connor struggles when she gets some upsetting news

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Sinead O'Connor is in more emotional turmoil in Hollyoaks when she receives a letter from her abusive husband Laurie Shelby...

Hollyoaks' Sinead O’Connor (Stephanie Davis) has been in turmoil for months after suffering at the hands of her abusive husband Laurie Shelby (Kyle Pryor).

Deputy Head Teacher Laurie, has raped her and made her a victim of his controlling, manipulative and abusive behavior.

Sadly, in a terrible twist, there has been insufficient evidence to date to prove he is guilty, not only of his crimes against Sinead, but also against his teaching colleague Sienna Blake who he has also repeatedly abused.

Sienna Blake and Laurie Shelby

Sienna was subjected to months of abuse by Deputy Head Laurie Shelby (Image credit: James Stack)

His trial was dismissed but he has since been locked up for attacking and chasing Sinead’s mum, Diane (Alex Fletcher) when she confronted him at Hollyoaks High.

Sinead O'Connor and Laurie

Sinead O'Connor with her abusive husband Laurie

With her husband now incarcerated, Sinead is still struggling and tonight she breaks down when she receives a letter from Laurie ahead of his sentencing next week. What has her husband written to her?

Diane has become increasingly worried about her vulnerable daughter and is doing everything within her power to try and help and support her.

Diane Hutchinson

Diane took matters into her own hands and confronted Laurie

Sensing Sinead’s latest upset, she decides to step in and distract her by telling her she’s taking her to the salon for a makeover and a new look. However, Diane is stopped in her tracks when she discovers the letter from Laurie lurking in Sinead’s handbag.

Meanwhile it’s Cleo McQueen’s (Nadine Mulkerrins) birthday and things have been a little tense between her and her cousin Goldie (Chelsee Healey) following some recent shock discoveries.

Brooke and Ollie are super excited about the forthcoming festival

Brooke and Ollie are super excited about the forthcoming festival

Plus excited teens Ollie Morgan (Aedan Duckworth) and Brooke Hathaway (Talia Grant) are getting ready to go the music festival that they’ve been looking forward to for ages and pull together a list of things to pack.

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,

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.