Hollyoaks spoilers: SURPRISE! This Morning’s Alison Hammond arrives in Hollyoaks

Alison Hammond

Alison Hammond turns up in Hollyoaks on a special mission involving Maxine Minniver

TV presenter Alison Hammond is a surprise arrival in Chester following Maxine Minniver’s call to the This Morning phone in. Maxine (Nikki Sanderson) rang the ITV show and gave an emotional account, live on air, of her ‘illness’ and also made up a story about her relationship with Damon, saying that her boyfriend had left her.

Alison Hammond and Maxine Minniver

Maxine is suprised to see Alison Hammond in Chester

Why has Alison suddenly come to Chester?

Alison Hammond Hollyoaks

However, there is more drama for Maxine besides Alison’s arrival. She goes into a spin when she receives a call from the hospital asking her to come in immediately.

Alison Hammond and Hollyoaks

Damon is confused to find Maxine with Alison

Maxine, who has undergone numerous medical tests, but has been faking her illness in order to get attention and manipulate Damon into marrying her, is rattled when she hears the medics need to see her asap. What have they discovered?

Meanwhile Peri Lomax (Ruby O’Donnell) and Yazz Maalik (Haeisha Mistry) break into Jonny Baxter’s house to get a sample of his DNA in order to prove whether he is or isn’t Ste Hay’s biological brother.

Elsewhere, with Sinead O’Connor (Stephanie Davis) still behind bars, Sienna Blake (Anna Passey) makes it clear to Sinead’s smug husband, Laurie Shelby, that he’s not welcome at Hollyoaks High.

Sienna Blake and Laurie Shelby

Sienna Blake with Laurie Shelby (Image credit: James Stack)

Determined to prove his innocence and re-instate his status as Deputy Head, Laurie (Kyle Pryor) speaks to Head Teacher, Sally St Claire (Annie Wallace), however as the conversation grows tense and Laurie goads Sally there is serious trouble brewing.

Plus Nana McQueen plants the idea of marriage in Jack Osborne’s mind. Is Jack (Jimmy McKenna) about to pop the question to secret serial killer, Breda McQueen (Moya Brady)?

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.