‘Hollyoaks’ spoilers: TRAGEDY! Mercedes McQueen faces her worst fears

An explosion causes devastation for Mercedes McQueen in Hollyoaks
Mercedes McQueen gets some terrible news. (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Mercedes McQueen is reeling when her very worst fears come true in tonight’s Hollyoaks on at 6.30pm (See our TV Guide for full listings).

Following the horror explosion that rocked the village in yesterday’s episode, the residents are shaken as there are tragic consequences. 

Ollie Morgan in Hollyoaks.

Ollie Morgan thinks he is responsible for the terrifying explosion.  (Image credit: C4)

Ollie Morgan (Gabriel Clark) is overwhelmed with guilt when he fears that he and Becky Quentin (Katie McGlynn) could have been responsible for the blast that has put lives at risk. 

Ollie’s aunty, Zara Morgan (Kelly Condron), is determined to end Ollie’s relationship with destructive Becky who creates trouble and conflict wherever she goes. 

However, manipulative Becky uses flattery to employ Cindy Cunningham (Stephanie Waring) to change Zara’s mind. 

An explosion causes devastation in Hollyoaks

Felix Westwood is caught up in the explosion. (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Meanwhile, as one of the McQueens remains missing, Mercedes’ very worst fears come true. A chilling flashback soon reveals the sinister truth behind what has unfolded.          

Elsewhere, Martine Deveraux (Kelle Byran)  has to break some devastating news to her husband Felix Westwood (Richard Blackwood). 

The tragic circumstances cause conflict between Martine and Felix who exchange some cruel and hateful words. 

An explosion causes devastation in Hollyoaks

Felix is left fearing for his life as the flames take hold.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

There is also fear for the Nightingale family when Juliet Nightingale (Niamh Blackshaw) is taken in for emergency surgery. 

As  Juliet lies in a hospital bed and is wheeled into the operating theatre, the worry makes Marnie Nightingale (Lysette Anthony) lash out at her son James (Gregory Finnegan) for the way he reacted to Juliet’s proposal plans. 

Later on  Marnie has some kind words for Juliet’s mother, Donna-Marie Quinn (Lucy-Jo Hudson) however it’s not long before yet more tragedy strikes for the Nightingale family. 

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

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.