It's the day of Rachel's funeral. But where's Nathan?

Jared Garfield plays Nathan Nightingale in Hollyoaks

As the Nightingales worry about Nathan not coming home, Nathan wakes on a park bench and carries on drinking. He returns to The Dog but, when Rachel’s hearse pulls up, he hides in the Roscoes’ garage. Freddie urges Nathan to go to the funeral, for Rachel. Later, Nathan stands outside The Dog, where the wake's taking place. He's frozen to the spot when Holly offers to go in with him. Mac's furious with his son for missing the funeral and Nathan storms out, straight into Cleo's path. Nathan warns Cleo she's not going to get away with killing Rachel...

Meanwhile, Kim's a nervous wreck, waiting for Lindsey to pounce. Esther manages to calm her nerves but, as Kim leaves the coffee shop, she spots Lindsey disguised in a blonde wig. As Kim and Esther decide to leave Hollyoaks for good, Frankie tries to stop Esther and, in an emotional outburst, tells Nancy and Kim that they were the ones who let Lindsey escape! Kim realises how much danger she's put everyone in and tells a heartbroken Esther that she has to leave on her own. Kim goes to say goodbye to Kath - but Lindsey has taken her!

Leela's missing Ste, and Cameron’s not happy about it. Leela helps out at the burger boat when her hours get cut at the fire station but, when she gets fed up of Cameron’s micro-managing, Ste suggests she set something up on her own. Out of spite, Leela tells Cameron she’s starting her own cleaning business – and he’s furious Ste's interfered again.

Also, as Marnie threatens Freddie to stay away from Ellie, Darren finds out about Freddie and Marnie's night together...

Victoria Wilson
Feature Writer for What’s on TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite Week and

With over 20 years’ experience writing about TV and film, Vicky currently writes features for What’s on TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite Week magazines plus news and watching guides for, a job which involves chatting to a whole host of famous faces. Our Vicky LOVES light entertainment, with Strictly Come Dancing, Britain’s Got Talent and The Voice UK among her fave shows. Basically, if it’s got a shiny floor, she’s all over it! When she’s not watching TV, you might find Vicky in therapy… retail therapy that is!