His threatening gangster boss, Norma aka The Undertaker (played by Glynis Barber) issued him with a deadly ultimatum in yesterday’s episode.
She is on the warpath following the disappearance of some of her ill-gotten loot.
Tonight her demands mean that Ethan and his partners in crime, Sienna Blake (Anna Passey) and Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson) will have to come to terms with some MAJOR changes to their business.
However, Ethan has also got Ste’s sister, Leela Lomax (Kirstie-Leigh Porter), on his mind.
Sparks fly between Ethan and Leela when Ethan comes out with a very heartfelt confession. What has he just revealed to Leela?
Meanwhile, time closes in on Shaq Qureshi (Omar Malik) when he gets a final ultimatum from Verity Hutchinson (Eva O’Hara).
Shaq and Verity enjoyed a passionate romance but their on-off relationship has been fraught with tensions and misunderstandings and recently Verity was left gutted when Shaq announced he wanted to find himself a Muslim wife.
Tonight, and with unfinished business still simmering between Shaq and lawyer Verity, Verity gives Shaq a final ultimatum.
Shaq is left floundering with a HUGE decision to make.
What will he decide to do?
Elsewhere, things go from bad to worse between Scott Drinkwell (Ross Adams) and his recently arrived foster daughter Vicky.
When Scott accuses Vicky of stealing something from Maxine Minniver (Nikki Sanderson), Vicky is raging.
Has Scott got things wrong? And is Vicky not to blame after all?
Plus, Ollie Morgan (Gabriel Clark) comes up with an idea to try and make sure his dad Luke (Gary Lucy) who has a rare form of dementia, doesn’t miss out on important moments.
The idea involves a game of tombola!
Will Luke be on board with it and will Ollie’s creative plan work?
Hollyoaks airs Monday- Friday on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4 at 7pm
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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.