As a dark cloud hangs over the celebrations in the Osborne household due to recent events, teenage Ella, decides to try and save the day.
However, everyone is reeling when schoolgirl Ella breaks some VERY unexpected news.
Elsewhere, Ethan (Matthew James-Bailey) tries to convince Maya (Ky Discala) to do the right thing.
However, with the pressure from her family looming over her, can Ethan convince Maya to let it go?
Meanwhile, Cindy Cunningham (Stephanie Waring) has been pouring all her efforts into making Christmas Day extra special as she fears it could be the last one her fiancé, Luke Morgan (Gary Lucy) lives to see.
Cindy has been flat out trying to make things perfect for Luke. However there is soon discord when Luke’s reaction to all her special decorating isn’t what she expected it to be.
And just to make matters even worse, Cindy is heartbroken when Luke’s condition worsens and he forgets which sister he is supposed to be with, leading to a very awkward situation.
It looks as if Zara Morgan (Kelly Condron) might be able to save the day when she stumbles across something very special.
What has Zara found?
Plus, Marnie Nightingale (Lysette Anthony) continues to be Hollyoaks’ very own Christmas elf as she offers up her café to the McQueens.
The McQueens were recently made homeless after being turfed out of The Dog, and in yesterday’s episode they got further shock news.
Marnie tells them all to make themselves at home at the Salon de Thé so they can crack on with the celebrations.
However, later on there could be upset.
Everyone is given food for thought when Nana McQueen (Diane Langton) decides it’s time to move on.
What is Nana planning on doing?
Hollyoaks airs Monday- Friday on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4 at 7pm
THERE WILL BE NO FRIDAY EPISODE OF HOLLYOAKS THIS WEEK
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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.