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Coronation Street death aftermath and 9 more big soap moments airing this week

Soap spoilers follow.

Struggling to keep track of the constant stream of soap spoilers? Fear not, as every Monday picks out the biggest and best storylines hitting your screens in the week ahead.

  1. Coronation Street: Toyah comes under suspicion
    (Monday at 8pm on ITV)

The residents of Weatherfield are in a state of shock in the aftermath of the car crash that claimed Imran’s life.

With Abi and Kevin in the clear for tampering with the car’s brakes, Toyah is accused of being responsible for the smash that killed her husband. She’s stunned when the police arrive to arrest her under suspicion of causing death by careless driving.

Remaining at the centre of the drama is little baby Alfie, whose future seems increasingly uncertain.

This week, the police investigation gathers pace, as further questions are asked and new evidence comes to light about the events leading up to the fatal incident.

  1. Emmerdale: It’s judgement day for Noah
    (Tuesday at 7.30pm on ITV)

With the day of Noah’s sentencing fast approaching, Charity is heartbroken as her son continues to blame her for his troubles.

With tensions rising, Noah is livid when his mum defends herself and Mack fully backs her. The lad is left feeling as if his family are against him, and declares to Belle that he doesn’t have a mum anymore.

There’s further discontent in the Dingle clan when Sarah realises no-one has remembered her birthday because they’re caught up with Noah’s case.

Soon it’s time for Noah to head off to hear his punishment, but when he arrives at court, he’s fuming to see Charity has turned up. As the sentencing commences, Noah’s family learn his fate – will he be fortunate enough to escape a jail term?

Returning home, Charity breaks down in tears as she blames herself for everything that has happened and struggles to hold it together when Brenda grills her about Noah.

But Sarah has run out of sympathy for her gran and decides to leave the village. Faith catches the youngster trying to hide her suitcase, and realising what she’s up to, messages Charity. Will she be able to stop her in time?

  1. EastEnders: Has Janine killed Linda?
    (Tuesday at 7.30pm on BBC One)

Worried about Mick’s renewed closeness with his estranged wife Linda, Janine’s paranoia mounts when Sharon reveals that her love rival is planning to tell Nancy the truth about the restaurant deposit money.

Elsewhere, while on their way to Watford, Nancy tells Linda how Zack let slip that she was planning to flee the Square a couple of weeks back. Caught out, Linda tries to explain herself, but Nancy doesn’t want to know and storms off, leaving her mum and baby Annie in a broken-down car.

Devastated, Linda turns back to the booze and rings Mick for help, but Janine intercepts the call and decides to take matters into her own hands.

Willing to do whatever it takes to stop the former couple talking, Janine takes a cab to Linda, and finds her in a drunken mess.

After fixing the car, Janine drives them home, but just as she’s pleading with Linda not to tell Mick the truth, she loses control of the wheel and crashes.

Back in Walford, Shirley receives a call to say there has been an accident. As the Carters arrive at the hospital, they’re met with devastating news – Linda is in a critical condition, and may not pull through.

  1. Hollyoaks: Luke’s story comes to a tragic end
    (Tuesday at 7pm on E4 and Wednesday at 6.30pm on Channel 4)

Hollyoaks is heading to Mallorca for an epic week of episodes, and you’ll need the tissues on hand as Luke Morgan’s FTD storyline reaches its heartbreaking conclusion.

As the sun rises on a beautiful day in Mallorca, everyone is keen to celebrate with Luke and Cindy. While the girls enjoy getting pampered at a spa, the stags head off to explore their new surroundings, but soon find themselves caught up in an armed robbery.

Confused Luke exacerbates the tense situation, and events take a deadly turn when he’s set with a dangerous task that puts Ollie’s life at risk. But as the sun sets, tragedy strikes and the final chapter of Luke’s story comes to a close, leaving his loved ones consumed with grief and facing the future without him.

  1. Neighbours: Hendrix and Mac get hitched
    (Tuesday at 1.45pm and 6pm on Channel 5)

With hours to go until their wedding, Hendrix and Mackenzie are thrown into panic when their zoo booking falls through. The young couple scramble to find a replacement venue, while refereeing Grant and Pierce’s latest spat.

Thankfully everything comes together in the end, and the bride and groom exchange vows in front of their family and friends.

Next the guests head to The Waterhole for the after party, Hendrix and Mackenzie enjoy their first dance together as husband and wife, before Grant takes his daughter for a spin on the dancefloor.

Unable to get away because of Hendrix’s upcoming surgery, Mackenzie and her new husband enjoy a honeymoon at home, and are blown away when Pierce reveals his lavish wedding present to them – a fully paid-for apartment.

Before the newlyweds can settle into their new pad, there’s the rather important matter of Hendrix’s life-saving lung transplant. As the day of his operation arrives, Hendrix tries to put a brave face on things, while Mackenzie reassures him everything is going to be okay.

Moments later, the lad is wheeled away into theatre, and all his loved ones can do is hope and pray the surgery will be a success.

  1. Emmerdale: Kim rumbles Will’s secret scam
    (Wednesday at 7.30pm on ITV)

Kim is suspicious that Will is hiding something from her, and despite his best efforts to distract her, nothing gets past the lady of the manor.

When Mick arrives at the scrapyard with news that a man fitting Jamie’s description has been spotted near Hazel’s, Will is instructed to go on a secret mission to obtain DNA from baby Thomas.

Later, at Home Farm, an oblivious Gabby is delighted when Will offers to give her a break and take care of her young son. Ignoring the fact he has got dinner plans with Kim, Will manages to get a sample of Thomas’s hair and reports back to Mike – telling him he has got 24 hours.

However, the shady newcomer turns the tables and demands £3,000 for the DNA test results. Forced to comply, Will secretly transfers the funds from the company bank account, but is wracked with guilt when Jimmy expresses concern over the business’s finances.

Will has got some explaining to do when Kim discovers the cash in his bag. Uh-oh…

  1. Coronation Street: Aadi takes the fall for cheating Summer
    (Wednesday at 8pm on ITV)

Aadi may have been friend-zoned by Summer, but he’s not giving up hope of being able to win her affections. After learning the exam board are still looking into Summer’s appeal and she can choose whether to sit her final exams, Aadi surprises her with a set of homemade revision cards.

Aadi’s support gives Summer the encouragement to take her exam. But as she sits down in the classroom and unzips her blood sugar testing kit, it’s revealed that Aadi’s revision cards are hidden inside.

As the invigilator heads over, Summer panics and makes out she needs to test her sugar levels. She leaves the room and opens her bag, but realises to her horror that the cards have fallen out.

Back inside, the invigilator finds the notes on the floor and recognising Aadi’s handwriting, they send him straight to Mrs Crawshaw’s office.

When Dev finds out about the cheating scandal, he knows immediately his son is covering for Summer, and tells Aadi she has got a new boyfriend so there’s no need to protect her.

The lovestruck lad is devastated, but may be exonerated as Summer is summoned to see Mrs Crawshaw and explain herself.

  1. EastEnders: Ben confides in Kathy
    (Wednesday at 7.30pm on BBC One)

Traumatised by his recent ordeal, Ben is on a mission of self-destruct as he refuses to go into work and rejects Kheerat and Lola’s offers of support.

The next day, Ben is fuming when he arrives at The Arches to find Kheerat has hired another mechanic, Dave, who he takes an instant dislike to. Storming off, Ben is unnerved to see Callum and Lewis talking on the Square. He returns to the garage, demanding Dave leaves.

After having spent the night at The Arches, Ben is woken up to the sound of an angry Dave banging on the door for his wages. And while an oblivious Jay gives Dave what he’s owed, Kheerat is shocked when he finds Ben in a terrible state.

He reports his concerns to Kathy, who decides to confront her son about his troubling behaviour. But as she blames Ben for his marriage breakdown, his reaction leads her to realise that Lewis raped him.

Reeling from the discovery, Kath vows to do all she can support Ben and urges him to report Lewis to the police.

  1. Hollyoaks: Nancy gives birth
    (Tuesday at 7pm on E4 and Wednesday at 6.30pm on Channel 4)

As her wedding to Darren arrives this week, bride-to-be Nancy is desperate to keep it on the down-low and not overshadow Cindy and Luke’s own big day.

Best man Luke has other ideas though, and after Nancy and Darren exchange vows, he surprises the newlyweds with a reception to remember, complete with an adorned marquee and entertainment from pop icon, Chesney Hawkes.

The following day, while Darren heads off to Mallorca as part of Luke’s stag celebrations, heavily pregnant Nancy returns to work at school. However, a turn of events leads her to get locked in a classroom with Felix, just as her waters unexpectedly break.

Trapped together, and with the teacher’s labour rapidly progressing, the unlikely pair delve into their pasts and face uncomfortable truths, but support one another to deliver Nancy’s baby girl into the world.

  1. Home and Away: Mac is seduced by PK
    (Wednesday at 1.15pm on Channel 5)

As Mackenzie gears up for her biggest poker night to date, she’s rattled when Nathan shows up with an envelope stuffed full of cash. Handing it over, he thanks Mac for bailing him out last week, and she’s delighted to find Nathan has paid her back far more than he borrowed.

However, his generosity comes with strings attached, and Nathan introduces Mac to his mate PK, who wants in on the next Salt poker event and is prepared to pay handsomely for it.

Agreeing to his request, Mac instructs Felicity to boot one of the poker players who’ve already been vetted to make room for PK. Felicity is not happy with the idea, pointing out PK could be anyone, so she decides to do a background check on him.

Mac is satisfied when the search doesn’t throw up anything, but Felicity still isn’t sure. And it seems she has good reason to be concerned when PK approaches Mac, proposing an exclusive poker night with one table, ten players and a $5,000 buy-in.

Cash-strapped Mac is delighted, thinking it’s the answer to all her money woes, but suspicious Felicity isn’t convinced.