In yesterday’s episode, Sam overheard a very damning conversation between Ethan Williams (Matthew James-Bailey) and Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson).
Tonight Ethan has a lot of explaining to do.
However, it seems his skin is temporarily saved when Sienna Blake (Anna Passey) jumps to Ethan’s defence and makes up a plausible lie.
Will Sam believe Sienna’s version? Or will he smell a rat?
Later on, Ethan, who has been threatening Ste and Sienna and blackmailing them over their part in the coverup of Maya’s murder, has has a dangerous proposition for the duo.
Sienna is rattled but Ste quickly reminds her that she’s the deadliest cleaner this side of Dee Valley and nobody pushes her around.
Sienna takes note, however just when Sienna thinks she’s managed to get Ethan off their backs for good, a ruthless Ethan decides to turn his attention to Sienna’s sister, Liberty Savage (Jessamy Stoddart).
Is Lib in danger?
Meanwhile, there’s a lot at stake when Ollie Morgan (Gabriel Clark) must decide whether to side with Cindy Cunningham (Stephanie Waring) or with his girlfriend, Becky Quentin (Katie McGlynn) as both of them argue their corner.
Cindy gave Ollie an ultimatum saying he would have to choose between Becky or his family as he couldn’t have both.
Later on, social services are called on Becky again.
Will their arrival push Ollie to make a final decision on his dangerous relationship with Becky?
Elsewhere, budding journalist Yazz Cunningham (Haiesha Mistry) enlists lawyer Verity Hutchinson’s (Eva O’Hara) help with a new article she is writing on the topic of cheating in relationships.
Yazz gives her husband, Tom Cunningham (Ellis Hollins) a memory stick so she can read her final piece before publication.
However, a huge mix-up leads to Tom sending the wrong article to the Chester Herald.
Uh oh…what exactly has made its way to the newspaper?
Plus, Dave Chen- Williams (Dominic Power) is in trouble with his kids over the recent revelation that he has another daughter, Maxine Minniver (Nikki Sanderson).
Lizzie (Lily Best) and Serena (Emma Lau) are both giving him the cold shoulder and refuse to play a board game with him when he asks.
However, after some stern words from their mother, Honour (Vera Chok), the two girls have a change of heart.
Can Dave pull his family back together?
Hollyoaks is shown Monday-Thursday 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.