Hollyoaks spoilers: Twins! Mercedes McQueen gives birth

Mercedes McQueen goes into labour with her twins in Hollyoaks.
Mercedes McQueen goes into labour with her twins in Hollyoaks. (Image credit: Lime Pictures)

There is panic when Mercedes McQueen (Jennifer Metcalfe) goes into labour in tonight’s Hollyoaks on at 7pm (See our TV Guide for full listings). 

Heavily pregnant with twins, Mercedes is in a spin when her labour starts and she finds herself locked in at Casa McQueen. 

Thankfully, Warren Fox (Jamie Lomas) is by her side, but finding themselves trapped it’s all down to Warren to act as midwife as Mercy’s contractions come thick and fast. 

Warren is on hand to try and help Mercedes.

Warren is on hand to try and help Mercedes. (Image credit: Lime Pictures)

A panicked Warren desperately calls for help and is able to ring the hospital who keep him on the line and talk him through how he can help deliver the babies. 

The first baby arrives safely but there is more panic when the second twin is stuck and unable to be delivered. A terrified Warren begs for help. 

Will the paramedics be able to get to them in time and get access to the house

Grace Black with husband Freddie Roscoe.

Grace Black with husband Freddie Roscoe.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures)

Elsewhere, Grace Black (Tamara Wall) tells her new husband, Freddie Roscoe (Charlie Clapham) that she needs to get him and his daughter, Lexi (Marnie Fletcher), out of the country as soon as possible.

Grace explains to Freddie that she has blagged her way out of prison by lying that she was seriously ill. 

Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson) is taken aback when he discovers gangster, Rex (Jonny Labey) locked in the bathroom and no sign of Freddie! 

A raging Rex tells Ste he has one last chance to get to Freddie before it’s too late

A triggered Maxine asks Jeremy to stay away from her.

A triggered Maxine asks Jeremy to stay away from her.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures)

Meanwhile, Maxine Minniver (Nikki Sanderson) tells Jeremy Blake (Jeremy Sheffield) to stay away from her as he is terrifying her. 

Jeremy tries to make amends and it looks like he might be winning her round when Maxine later tells Dilly Harcourt (Emma Johnsey-Smith) that she’s ready to give Jeremy another chance. 

Maxine Minniver and Jeremy in Hollyoaks.

Jeremy is bringing back painful memories of Maxine's late husband, Patrick.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures)

However, Dilly has got her own doubts about Jeremy and Max is shocked when Dilly reveals  she found one of Jeremy’s shirts covered in blood. 

The suspicions grow even deeper when Freya Calder (Ellie Henry) reveals that Scott Drinkwell (Ross Adams) is missing and was last seen having a row with Jeremy. Maxine tells Zoe Anderson (Garcia Brown) and Pearl (Dawn Hope) her fears that something is seriously wrong. 

Scott Drinkwell in Hollyoaks.

Scott Drinkwell has gone AWOL in Hollyoaks.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures)

The plot thickens when Maxine can hear Scott’s phone ringing in Jeremy’s shed. What exactly has happened to Scott? 

Plus, Tom Cunningham (Ellis Hollins) gets Zoe to shut down teenagers Dillon Ray (Nathaniel Dass) and Lucas Hay’s (Oscar Curtis) fledgling business. The lads are enraged and as revenge post a picture online of Tom falling into the paddling pool. But Tom quickly bites back and starts a poster campaign to discredit their business.

It’s battle of the businesses but who will come out on top? The teens or Tom? 

Hollyoaks airs Monday- Friday on E4 at 7pm

Stream the episode earlier on Channel 4 

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.