Hollyoaks spoilers: GRIEF AND HATE! It’s Verity Hutchinson’s funeral and Eric implodes!

Verity Hutchinson's funeral gets underway in Hollyoaks.
Verity Hutchinson's funeral gets underway in Hollyoaks. (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

There are dramatic scenes at Verity Hutchinson's funeral. 

Women-hater Eric Foster (Angus Castle-Doughty) implodes in an hour long special of tonight’s Hollyoaks on at 6.30pm which focuses on tackling misogyny (See our TV Guide for full listings). 

When twisted Eric seeks justice for his sister, Verity Hutchinson’s (Eva O’Hara) death, he decides to put other women’s lives in jeopardy!

Eric Foster (above) wants justice for Verity in Hollyoaks.

Eric Foster (above) wants justice for Verity in Hollyoaks.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

It’s the day of  his sister, Verity’s funeral and her friends and family honour her by wearing bright clothes and playing her favourite music.

Her big brother, Tony Hutchinson (Nick Pickard) organises a special memorial bench for her with a plaque that will be placed in the heart of the village. 

Verity's brother Tony Hutchinson and her boyfriend Shaq are mourning her death.

Verity's brother Tony Hutchinson and her boyfriend Shaq are mourning her death.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

However, it’s all too much for a simmering Eric.

Mourning the loss of his sister he grows increasingly unstable.

As time goes on Eric’s grief turns into hate and he directs his fury at Maxine Minniver (Nikki Sanderson).

Can Maxine escape Eric’s grip? 

It’s looking frightening for her when the odds are stacked against her. 

Eric directs his fury and upset at Maxine Minniver in Hollyoaks!

Eric directs his fury and upset at Maxine Minniver in Hollyoaks!  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Meanwhile, Dave Chen-Williams (Dominic Power) is in panic mode when he gets a text message and immediately fears for the safety of his daughters, Lizzie (Lily Best) and Serena (Emma Lau). 

What has happened to the girls?  

A surprising visit from James Nightingale reaps a heartfelt confession for Ste Hay (Kieran Richardson) who was distraught when he realised what his daughter, Leah Barnes (Ela-May Demircan) had been subjected to at the hands of Mason Chen-Williams (Frank Kaur).

Felix Westwood decides it's time to tell Mercedes the truth in Hollyoaks.

Felix Westwood decides it's time to tell Mercedes the truth in Hollyoaks.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Plus, Felix Westood (Richard Blackwood) is struggling to keep up the facade and decides he needs to come clean to Mercedes McQueen (Jennifer Metcalfe). 

Felix was responsible for getting her menacing young son, Bobby McQueen (Jayden Fox) arrested but didn’t tell his girlfriend Mercedes about the part he had to play. 

Tonight he can’t lie for a minute longer and opens up. 

Will Mercedes forgive Felix for his betrayal? 

Hollyoaks airs Monday- Friday on C4 at 6.30pm 

Switch over to catch the next episode at 7:00pm on E4

Or stream the episodes first on All4

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.