Soap Scoop: UK/Australia Edition
Robbie steals a car. (ITV)
Dev forces Karl’s hand on “Coronation Street.” Tanya takes drastic action with Lauren on “EastEnders.” Moira gets suspicious when she finds blood on Cain’s car on “Emmerdale.” John continues to get under Dex’s skin on “Home and Away.” Desperate measures are taken on “Hollyoaks.” And Lauren has a week full of failures on “Neighbours.”
Spoiler alert: Tine decides to keep Gary and Izzy’s baby, much to everyone’s chagrin. Tommy tries to talk her out of it but she refuses. The Windass family is shocked and furious but Tina remains adamant. Meanwhile, David’s paranoia about Kylie keeps on growing.
Eileen continues having trouble dealing with Paul’s dangerous life. She opens up to Deirdre about it. Paul senses Eileen is having serious misgivings and she decides it might be time for her to get some professional help. And Marcus and Maria may have already gone beyond the stage where professional help could actually be helpful.
Spoiler alert: Michael hunts down Janine and Scarlett in a panic. Janine infuriates him some more and he decides to lash out by using the first person he finds. Meanwhile, Alice may be falling for a man but he doesn’t seem to feel the same way. When she tells Kat about it, Kat’s nauseated.
Bianca urges Carol to come clean with Masood before it’s too late for them to patch things up. And Lucy goes looking for some answers about Ian’s financial dealings. She winds up finding a letter among other things. She gives these to Peter and he decides that the letter belongs with Bianca.
Spoiler alert: After getting Gemma to confess to him, Dom leaks her big secret with Sean into public knowledge. This leaves Gemma forced to make a choice about her pregnancy. Meanwhile, Ali admits to Ruby that they should have a baby some day.
Drunk at the wheel, Adam winds up running down Kerry and she's rushed to the hospital. While she's on life support, he learns the truth about her pregnancy. As he gets some help from Cain covering his role in the accident, he feels wrought with guilt. And Gennie and Rishi are caught out by Nikhil. He decides to keep this quiet as he tries to reconnect with his family.
Spoiler alert: The Roscoe brothers need money so badly that they decide to hold a topless car wash to get it. But will they earn enough to pay back Dr. Browning for damaging his car? The doctor needs some cash of his own since his fiancee has gone mad with the wedding planning.
It looks like Australia could be getting another soap soon. "The Happiness, The Heartache" is currently looking for funding to launch the series which has already gathered together a bevy of soap talent Downunder. The series is a kind of homage to the glamorous, big hair and shoulder pad days of soaps in the 80s and has already found a champion in former "B&B" star Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge). Check out The Happiness, The Heartache page for more.
Home and Away:
Spoiler alert: Tamara gets out of captivity but her nightmare is far from over. She goes into the hospital and Kyle tries to give her some comfort before he's arrested. Meanwhile, Bianca starts to look into Holly's accusations. She and Zac find proof that he is innocent, but it isn't in time to avoid scandal as Holly's account of events hits the local paper.
Adam tries to keep Brax under thumb but fails. The two men play a cat and mouse game. And Maddy is annoyed when she sees that Sasha and Spencer obviously have feelings for each other. Get a taste of what's happening on "Home and Away" this week in the video.
Spoiler alert: Paul has to go on the defensive after Terese fires Caroline, who then promptly sues him for sexual harassment. When Caroline tries blackmailing Paul, she only manages to make her life worse.
Imogen is not happy to see that Josh is getting all of the attention from their parents. He's even getting attention from Amber. Imogen also doesn't appreciate the fact that Mason's attentions still seem to be swayed by Kate so she dumps him. Lucas urges Mason to tell Kate how he really feels. And Kyle urges Kate not to tell anyone what they did behind everyone's backs because he's still determined to make things work with Georgie.
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