Corrie outrage, 'Enders rejection, E'dale arrest, 'Oaks Phoebe secret
Published Apr 15 2012, 00:01 BST | By Daniel Kilkelly Coronation Street
returnee Terry Duckworth sparks outrage on the cobbles later this month as he starts searching for lap-dancers to work at his new business.
As fans already know, Terry (Nigel Pivaro
) is about to arrive back in Weatherfield to launch a strip club next to the Bistro. When he later learns of his son Tommy's inheritance money, he spies an opportunity and convinces the mechanic to help him set up the new bar, neglecting to mention that it'll be a lap-dancing joint.
Starting work for his scheming father, Tommy (Chris Fountain) is given flyers to hand out for '7th Heaven'. Terry promises to pay him when the bar is open and the money is rolling in.
However, when a lap-dancer turns up in The Rovers to do an audition for Terry, Tommy is stunned to realise that he's working for a lap-dancing club - while Norris (Malcolm Hebden) is appalled as he gets a free dance!
While the situation may seem like fun and games at first, Terry's plans are soon met with outcry from the residents. Will Tommy change his mind about his dad as a result?Coronation Street
airs these scenes on Monday, April 23 at 7.30pm on ITV1.> Coronation Street return for Terry Duckworth> Coronation Street's Nigel Pivaro teases Terry return plot> Coronation Street Nigel Pivaro: 'Tommy makes it easy for Terry'> Read more Coronation Street spoilers and news
Over on EastEnders
, Shirley Carter focuses all of her efforts on solving Heather Trott's murder following a bust-up with partner Phil Mitchell.
Shirley (Linda Henry) feels more alone than ever later this month after Phil (Steve McFadden) kicks her out of the Mitchell house following more scheming from killer Ben
Afterwards, a heartbroken Shirley remains determined to find her best friend's murderer, so she decides that offering a reward for information is the answer. Keen to get funds, Shirley goes round to Phil's place but when she opens the safe, she's distressed to see that it's empty.
Jay then tries to convince the warring pair to talk, but Phil rejects the suggestion - telling Shirley that their relationship is over. Is there any way back for Phil and Shirley?EastEnders
airs these scenes on Monday, April 23 at 8pm on BBC One.> EastEnders' Shirley Carter to face fresh heartbreak> EastEnders' Shirley 'won't forgive Phil if Ben truth comes out'> Read more EastEnders spoilers and news
Coming up on Emmerdale
, Ashley Thomas is forced to face the consequences of his actions as the police arrest him for assaulting his father Sandy.
As reported a few days ago, Ashley's guilt will soon be revealed
when Laurel witnesses him hitting Sandy, bringing the soap's elder abuse storyline to a dramatic climax.
In the aftermath of the shocking incident, Laurel (Charlotte Bellamy) sticks around at the family home for Sandy's sake - but she makes it clear to Ashley (John Middleton) that she can see no future for their marriage.
To Ashley's horror, news of his shame also starts to spread around the village as Rachel, Edna and Diane all find out what has happened. Ashley still holds out hope of getting his life back on track, but Edna tells him that it's wrong to make everyone hide his guilt.
Taking the advice on board, Ashley pays a visit to the pub, announcing to everyone that he's done something terrible and they all need to know. Ashley then openly admits to hitting Sandy (Freddie Jones).
Laurel continues to show no pity for Ashley following his public confession, making it clear that their marriage is over. Later, just when it seems like things can't get any worse for Ashley, Edna (Shirley Stelfox) decides to report him to the police.
Edna goes to Mulberry to explain what she's done, before the police arrive to investigate. Sandy tries to protect his son by denying everything, but when Ashley arrives home and finds the police there, he promises to cooperate fully. As he's arrested on suspicion of assault, will Ashley lose everything?Emmerdale
airs these scenes on Friday, April 27 at 7pm on ITV1.> Emmerdale Gemma Oaten: 'Ashley, Sandy abuse plot is heartbreaking'> Emmerdale John Middleton: 'Ashley sees Sandy as a threat'> Emmerdale Ashley actor John Middleton: 'I want to stay on soap'> Emmerdale Ashley, Sandy abuse to be revealed> Emmerdale Charlotte Bellamy: 'Laurel wants a divorce'> Read more Emmerdale spoilers and news
teenager Phoebe Jackson has more drama ahead as her wayward mother Mel arrives in the village unexpectedly.
Phoebe (Mandip Gill) is back living with Jacqui and Rhys when Mel turns up at the flat, determined to get her daughter back.
The pressure of the situation soon becomes too much for Phoebe, who hasn't seen Mel for a long time and isn't on good terms with her.
Phoebe sparks concern by doing a disappearing act to escape the tension, but it's Rhys (Andrew Moss) who later pulls through by finding her at the folly.
Viewers know that Rhys has never been Phoebe's biggest fan, but he's shocked when she forces him to take stock and listen - admitting that her mother is a prostitute.
Jacqui (Claire Cooper) and Mercedes (Jennifer Metcalfe) have come to the same realisation, and as a result, Jacqui is determined that Phoebe shouldn't be living with Mel. As the arguments continue, will a decision be reached on Phoebe's future?Hollyoaks
airs these scenes on Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 25 at 6.30pm on Channel 4.> Hollyoaks' Lucy Dixon teases Tilly fire drama - interview> Hollyoaks' Mandip Gill: 'Phoebe is shocked when her mum arrives'> Read more Hollyoaks spoilers and news
Over on Doctors
, Julia's scheming comes back to haunt her as her new love interest Martin comes face-to-face with Elaine again.
Julia (Diane Keen) recently tested Martin's loyalty by recruiting Elaine (Janet Dibley) to flirt with him in a honey trap. To Julia's relief, Martin stayed faithful to her.
However, things become complicated when Julia wins six tickets for a run of Shakespeare plays in Stratford - two of which are given to Elaine and Martin.
Needing to keep up the previous deception in front of Martin, Elaine continues to pretend that her name is 'Alicia' and that she doesn't know Julia.
Security guard Barry has also been invited to Stratford by Julia, and he's convinced that she's interested in him romantically following some mischief from Zara and Kevin - who want revenge following his bluster at work.
Barry is shocked when he eventually discovers that Julia is on a date with Martin rather than him. Angry at being made a fool of and realising that Julia doesn't have feelings for him, Barry lets rip and reveals that Elaine and Julia know each other. How will Martin react?Doctors
airs these scenes on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 at 1.45pm on BBC One.> Diane Keen confirms Doctors departure> Read more Doctors spoilers and newsCoronation Street
won our storyline poll last week as 45.9%
of you chose Terry Duckworth's return as the best plot.Hollyoaks
took second place as 32.5%
voted for the fire drama at the sixth form college, while EastEnders
came third with 15.0%
for Bianca's row with Roxy.Emmerdale
tied for fourth place, with 3.3%
each for Megan making a move on Carl and Heston attacking a burglar.
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