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A death on “Corrie,” a marriage in crisis on “EastEnders,” a downward spiral on “Emmerdale,” a surprise pregnancy on “Hollyoaks,” a crush gone wrong on “Home and Away” and a possible reunion on “Neighbours.” Keep up with what’s to come on British and Aussie soaps.
Spoiler alert: At his wits’ end, Tyrone appeals to Kirsty to let him see his daughter Ruby. She responds with a surprising offer, for Ty to move back in and for them to start over fresh. We’re not sure how Ty responds, but he does come up with a new plan: to kidnap Ruby.
There’s a death on the horizon for one “Coronation Street” character. The local spot The Rovers Return will go up in flames, trapping several characters and killing Sunita. The deceased will also be blamed for setting fire after her lover Karl reunites with Stella, who runs the Rovers.
Filming of “EastEnders” was in danger last week when a gang threw fireworks at the set and threatened the cast and crew. Security handled the situation before things became dangerous, but the day’s taping was cut short. Pasty Palmer (Bianca) and James Forde who plays her son Liam were present.
After learning the true extent of Max’s relationship with Kirsty, Tanya kicked him out of the house. Wasting no time, Max heads for Kirsty and saves her from an abusive situation. They both return to Walford and shack up at the B&B. Abi stops by to see her father and catches the two in a compromising situation. Furious, Abi returns home with Max in tow, where sister Lauren gets in on the argument. The sisters proceed to kick him out of the house again.
Zainab and Masood are planning a wedding, but her self-absorbed attitude takes its toll on Masood. After arguing again, Zainab confides in Ayesha and is shocked to hear the young lady defend Masood. Ayesha even confesses her growing feelings for him. Zainab kicks her out of the house and then faces Masood.
Spoiler alert: Debbie's downward spiral continues as she considers taking her shady dealings to a new low. After meeting with a new client named Pete, she ponders getting into the drug business with him.
Katie is still reeling from the news that she can't have kids and starts pushing people away. First, she backs out of being Molly's godmother, then she starts pulling away from her husband Declan. However, there is one person she turns to: her ex Andy.
Spoiler alert: After attempting suicide as a result of being bullied, Esther finds herself in critical condition. Needing a new liver, Esther worries this could be the end for her and records a video to be shown in the event of her death. Luckily, Esther gets the donation she needs, but the truth about her bullying still comes out.
Sisters Mitzeee and Maxine both hook up with Tyson, who happens to be a stripper. Afterwards, they both fear they're pregnant and set out to find out. Only one sister ends up with child though and that turns out to be Mitzeee. However, the father isn't who she thinks.
Home and Away:
Spoiler alert: Darcy turns up missing when it's revealed she was picked up from school by a mystery person. Darcy's father Heath hasn't led the most honest life, so the list of suspects is fairly long. There's also Darcy's grandmother to consider, since she and Heather have been battling over custody.
Romeo and Indi are back together, but they face new challenges as youngster Jett starts crushing on Indi. Looking for time alone with Indi, Jett locks Romeo up and takes his phone. Romeo tries to escape out a window, but falls and passes out.
The house used for exterior shots for Toadie's house has been put up for sale. 3 Pin Oak Court will go up for public sale on March 2.
Spoiler alert: Karl and Susan spilt in 2011, but despite the time apart, the couple might not be over. Coming up, Karl will make his intentions of reuniting with his wife known. Whether Susan wants her husband back is another story, but things will certainly get more complicated when Karl's ex Sarah returns.
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- Lori Wilson