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‘Hollyoaks’ spoilers: James Nightingale has a mystery admirer

James Nightingale has a new admirer in Hollyoaks.
James Nightingale has a new admirer in Hollyoaks. (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

James Nightingale (Gregory Finnegan) is in a reckless mood in tonight’s Hollyoaks on at 6.30pm (See our TV Guide for full listings).  

Lawyer James is given reason to celebrate, however he finds himself being rejected by Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson). 

Without Ste to celebrate James resorts to an unlikely companion.

James Nightingale gets ready to gamble!

James Nightingale gets ready to gamble! (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

However, James is in the mood for more celebrating and embarks on a chain of recklessness.

He decides to spend the night taking risks and bumps into a mystery man called Rafael. 

Rafael immediately takes a shine to James.

However, it seems that Rafael could have ulterior motives in making a move on James. 

A man called Rafael has got his eye on James.

A man called Rafael has got his eye on James. (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

James's reckless behaviour spirals.

James's reckless behaviour spirals. (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Elsewhere, worried mum, Mercedes McQueen (Jennifer Metcalfe), asks her son Bobby Costello (Jayden Fox) who he has been so busy messaging. 

Bobby is very defensive which immediately makes Mercedes very suspicious. 

Bobby is forced to think quickly on his feet but will his excuses backfire and land him in even bigger trouble? 

Bobby and Mercedes have a difficult relationship.

Bobby and Mercedes have a difficult relationship. (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Plus, Leah Barnes (Ela May Demircan) talks to pregnant teen Ella Richardson (Erin Palmer).

Ella has been upset this week when her boyfriend Charlie Dean (Charlie Behan) hasn’t been as supportive as she’d wanted him to be. 

The two teenagers were at loggerheads over the date of Ella’s baby scan which led to an argument. 

Ella was later comforted by Cleo McQueen (Nadine Mulkerrin) who provided a sympathetic ear to the teen. 

Ella Richardson and Charlie Dean in Hollyoaks

Ella Richardson gives her boyfriend Charlie Dean an ultimatum.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Tonight, and after talking to Leah, Ella summons up the confidence to give Charlie an ultimatum. 

What has she told him he needs to do?

And can the teens, who are expecting their first child together, patch things up before the rift between them gets even bigger? 

Hollyoaks airs Monday- Friday on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4 at 7pm

  • Mercedes McQueen - Jennifer Metcalfe 
  • Sylver McQueen - David Tag 
  • Theresa McQueen - Jorgie Porter
  • John Paul McQueen - James Sutton
  • Nana McQueen Diane Langton
  • Cleo McQueen - Nadine Mulkerrin
  • Goldie McQueen - Chelsee Healey 
  • Ste Hay - Kieron Richardson 
  • Tony Hutchinson - Nick Pickard 
  • Verity Hutchinson - Eva O'Hara 
  • Cindy Cunningham - Stephanie Waring 
  • Darren Osbourne - Ashley Taylor Dawson 
  • Jack Osborne - Jimmy McKenna 
  • Luke Morgan - Gary Lucy 
  • Oliver Morgan - Gabriel Clark 
  • Sue Morgan - Marian McLoughlin 
  • Nancy Osborne - Jessica Fox 
  • Charlie Dean - Joshua McConville 
  • Sienna Blake - Anna Passey
  • Diane O'Connor - Alex Fletcher 
  • Warren Fox - Jamie Lomas 
  • Maxine Minniver - Nikki Sanderson 
  • Trish Miniver - Denise Welch 
  • Mandy Richardson - Sarah Jayne Dunn
  • Ella Richardson - Erin Palmer 
  • Sid Sumner - Billy Price
  • Toby Faroe - Bobby Gordon 
  • Romeo Nightingale - Owen Warner 
  • Grace Black - Tamara Wall 
  • Peri Lomax - Ruby O'Donnell 
  • Leela Lomax - Kirsty-Leigh Porter 
  • Martine Deveraux - Kelle Bryan
  • Walter Deveraux - Trevor A. Toussaint 
  • Sally St. Claire - Annie Wallace 
  • Scott Drinkwell - Ross Adams 
  • Courtney Campbell - Amy Conachan 
  • Tom Cunningham - Ellis Hollins 
  • Felix Westwood - Richard Blackwood 
  • Fergus Collins - Robert Beck 
  • Joel Dexter - Rory Douglas-Speed
  • Liberty Savage - Jessamy Stoddart 
  • James Nightingale - Gregory Finnegan 
  • Juliet Nightingale - Niamh Blackshaw 
  • Yasmine Maalik - Haiesha Mistry 
  • Misbah Maalik - Harvey Virdi 
  • Imran Maalik - Ijaz Rana 
  • Sami Maalik - Rishi Nair 
  • Damon Kinsella - Jacob Roberts 
  • Brody Hudson - Adam Woodward 
  • Brooke Hathaway - Tylan Grant
  • Cher Winters - Bethannie Hare 
  • Ripley Lennox - Ki Griffin 
  • Summer Ranger - Rhiannon Clements 
  • Shaq Qureshi - Omar Malik 
  • Prince McQueen - Malique Thompson-Dwyer
  • DeMarcus Westwood - Tomi Ade
Tess Lamacraft
Tess Lamacraft

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.