Hollyoaks spoilers: Verdict time! Will the jury find Buster Smith guilty or will he walk free?

Buster Smith

Will Buster Smith be facing a long stint behind bars for his abuse of Ollie Morgan or will the jury find him not guilty?

It’s the final day in court for Buster Smith’s trial and the jury are hearing the closing arguments as his victims and son look on nervously.

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Everyone waits to learn Buster's fate

Imran Maalik is struggling to cope under the pressure as are Buster’s son Damon Kinsella (Jacob Roberts) and another of Buster’s victims, Brody Hudson (Adam Woodward).  Before the verdict Damon and Brody have heart-to-heart.


Will Buster be sentenced to prison?

Meanwhile after a week of intense pressure in the courtroom, Brooke Hathaway (Talia Grant) has been on hand to support Olly Morgan (Aedan Duckworth).

Ollie Morgan and Brooke

Brooke has been a big support to Ollie

When the two teens find themselves alone, the chemistry between them sizzles. Will the couple share a kiss?

Ollie Morgan and Brooke

Ollie leans in to kiss Brooke but will the moment be spoiled?

Later on they are called back into the courtroom to hear Buster’s fate. Will the abuser be facing a long stint behind bars? Or will the jury find him innocent and will manipulative Buster be a free man?

Buster Smith

Buster awaits his fate

Elsewhere, the McQueens are full of anticipation as it’s time for multi-millionaire Russ Owen’s will to be read. His wife Mercedes (Jennifer Metcalfe), who was married to him for less than a day before he met his grisly end at the hands of Breda (Moya Brady), is convinced she’s going to be in the money and heads off to splash the cash on some serious shopping.


Russ and Mercedes on their ill-fated wedding day

Meanwhile Myra is also rubbing her hands at the prospect of a massive windfall from the late businessman.

How generous has Russ (Stuart Manning) been? Is widow Mercedes about to inherit a vast fortune or has Russ left all his money to someone else?

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.