EastEnders news LIVE – Shane Richie teases Alfie’s return to Albert Square plus Coronation Street and Emmerdale spoilers
Welcome to The Sun’s soap spoilers live blog where you’ll find all the latest news and gossip on your favourite TV shows.
After many twists and turns, Ben and Callum finally got married – but next week the newlyweds return from their honeymoon to a shock.
For instance, Ben meets up with Callum only to find him with his colleague, Fitzy, but he quickly senses he’s not welcome and leaves them to it.
And another obstacle awaits next week as Phil Mitchell disowns Ben over his marriage to Callum.
Phil recently discovered that the policeman – who is played by actor Tony Clay in the BBC soap – was forced to go undercover by a dodgy cop.
Read our soap spoilers live blog below for the latest news and gossip...
HOLBY CITY SPOILER – MAX RECEIVES SHOCKING NEWS
Max prepares for her mastectomy but tensions are rife between her and son Louis – who deliberately took a shift to keep an eye on her.
Despite initially being in denial about the results of her BRCA1 test, Max appears determined to get through the surgery.
However, another bombshell is dropped on the doctor, when she receives the devastating news that her bloods have revealed she’s anaemic, meaning she can’t have the breast reconstruction as planned.
EASTENDERS SPOILER – KHEERAT TELLS SHARON ABOUT HIS LOVE FOR CHANTELLE
Kheerat Panesar admits the truth about Chantelle Atkins to her new lover Sharon Watts.
He was devastated when Chantelle – who he was in love with – met a devastating end at the hands of her abusive husband Gray Atkins.
Next week, Kheerat checks in on Sharon and opens up about Chantelle.
How will Sharon react?
EMMERDALE SOCIAL DISTANCING BLUNDER
Emmerdale fans spotted a huge blunder as the cast’s strict social distancing rules “ruined” emotional Bernice and Gabby’s reunion tonight.
Viewers distracted as to the mother-daughter duo failed to hug after TWO years apart – with Bernice failing to physically comfort her sobbing child.
One wrote on Twitter: “It’s so weird not seeing Gabby/Bernice/Diane hug lol #Emmerdale”, a second said: “You can hug now Bernice #emmerdale.”
A third added: “Give her a hug you’ve not seen her for 2yrs #Emmerdale”, while a fourth penned: “The social distancing between mother and daughter is deafening #Emmerdale.”
EMMERDALE ROUND-UP: PART 2
In the second visit to Emmerdale tonight, Gabby and Liam got the shock of their lives when their mother and ex respectively returned to the village.
Elsewhere, after having a drink at Kim’s, Lydia started to feel lethargic and unable to think straight.
Kim was surprised to hear that Lydia was feeling exactly how she has been feeling for the last few weeks, and now she think she is being poisoned.
Whoever it was that crossed Kim, should be feeling very nervous right now…
EMMERDALE SPOILER – KIM SET TO RETIRE AFTER DISCOVERING SHE WAS POISONED
Kim Tate announces her retirement after discovering someone is drugging her next week in Emmerdale.
Kim – who is played by Claire King in the ITV soap – will set a trap for her poisoner as she invites all the suspects to a formal lunch at Home Farm.
Once all the guests arrive, Kim declares she’s stepping back from the business but first needs to choose her successor.
Kim then addresses her guests and tries to manipulate her poisoner into taking action.
Tonight’s installment from Albert Square saw Mila Marwa’s sister Kioni as she was ‘snatched’ by her mum planning horror FGM.
Mila and Kathy asked Bobby to keep an eye on Kioni as they headed out to the pub to have a secret discussion.
Bobby gave Kioni his phone number and told her to ring him if she needed anything as he headed out on a date.
When Kathy and Mila returned, they were perplexed to see that Kioni had vanished and horrified when Bobby told them that she’d got bored and gone back to her mum.
Elsewhere, Suki Panesar asked Phil Mitchell for money, Sonia attempted to give things another go with her dad Terry and things look to be heating up between Sharon and Kheerat.
Tune in tomorrow at 8.35pm on BBC for more action from Albert Square!
AN EVENTFUL VISIT TO EMMERDALE AS BERNICE RETURNS
Our visit to the Dales tonight saw Tracy lose her focus and let Frankie’s buggy slip into the road!
Motherhood is continuing to take it’s toll on her, what will happen next?
In other news, Bernice has made a shock return to the the soap, but it was not a warm welcome as a frightened Kim shot her, thinking she was an intruder!
EASTENDERS’ JILL HALFPENNY TO FRONT GRITTY NEW THRILLER
The actress, 45, will star in The Holiday as Kate alongside Owen McDonnell (Killing Eve), who will play her husband Sean.
The story follows Jill’s character whose dream holiday turns into a nightmare when she finds out her husband is having an affair with one of her best friends.
However, she doesn’t know which of her best friends has committed the affair – and all four are on holiday with her.
But things take a deadly turn as Kate gets closer to the truth, as someone is willing to kill to keep their secrets hidden.
MICHELLE HARDWICK RETURNING TO EMMERDALE
Actress Michelle Hardwick is currently on maternity leave from the ITV soap after welcoming a baby boy into the world with her wife Kate Brooks.
Her character Vanessa Woodfield left the village to stay with her mum after being diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Vanessa was given the all clear at the end of 2020, but decided not to return home after discovering her fiancee Charity had cheated on her with newcomer Mackenzie.
CORRIE’S SAMIA SHOCKS FANS AS SHE LOOKS JUST LIKE NIECE
Samia Longchambon left her fans open-mouthed as she shared a picture of herself with her lookalike niece.
The 38-year-old actress – best known for playing Maria Connor on Coronation Street – looked amazing wearing her tracksuit as she posed up with her brother’s daughter, who was glammed up for a night out.
Sasha is Samia’s brother Tariq’s daughter and the pair look remarkably similar, even down to their hair.
Samia’s followers rushed to comment on it, with her co-star Georgia Taylor, who plays Toyah Battersby, writing: “Darling you look like twins!!! Gorgeous.”
CORRIE: IS KILLER COREY DEAD?
The teenage thug kicked Seb to death in an unprovoked hate crime because his girlfriend Nina was dressed as a goth – but framed Kelly Neelan for the attack.
Have Asha and Abi’s quest for justice gone too far?
INSIDE EASTENDERS STAR DANNY DYER’S EPIC NEW CINEMA ROOM
CURTIS & AJ PRITCHARD ‘WON’T WASTE ENERGY ON TROLLS’
Curtis and AJ Pritchard have said they will not be “wasting energy” on trolls who have been mocking the pairs’ “cringe” performance on Hollyoaks.
Following their performance, the pair were cruelly mocked on Twitter with even former EastEnders actor Michael Greco and former Hollyoaks actor Gerard McCarthy slamming producers for casting them.
The trolling has since gone viral ever since with cruel viewers taking to TikTok to upload the scene and mock it – with one gaining over one million views.
Curtis and AJ finally opened up on the feedback to OK! Magazine, claiming they were not aware of the backlash until the publication told them.
CASUALTY: DEATH IN PARADISE AND DOCTORS IN CAST SHAKE-UP
Casualty is welcoming two new stars to its line-up who have previously starred in Death in Paradise and Doctors.
Osi Okerafor, who has acted in Death in Paradise and King Gary, and Elinor Lawless who has performed in Doctors, Shakespeare and Hathaway, have joined the cast of the world’s longest-running primetime medical drama as new characters Matthew and Stevie.
First to join is Osi who will playing the character Matthew, a locum registrar with a history of practicing medicine in the world’s trouble spots and a deep and enduring love for old flame Fenisha.
Matthew is due to appear on screen later this month.
EASTENDERS TEASES HORRIFYING ABUSE PLOT
It will involve Zack Hudson after he suffered a devastating panic attack.
The personal trainer – who is played by actor James Farrar in the BBC soap – was locked in a small room by Kheerat Panesar after he spotted him flirting with an important contact of Sharon’s.
It was her gym’s grand opening – and she was determined to impress a PR boss who could take the place to new heights.
But, Sharon was worried when she saw Zack charming the woman.
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EASTENDERS PATSY PALMER CELEBRATES TURNING 49
The actress- best known for playing Bianca in EastEnders – shared a rare picture of her family to mark the occasion.
Next week, Sharon quizzes Toyah about Leanne’s recent visit in an attempt to discover more about her whereabouts.
Meanwhile, Natasha confronts Gary and accuses him of hiring the man with a van who kidnapped Sam.
Jenny is intrigued when she overhears that it was in fact Sharon who hired the van.
EMMERDALE SPOILERS: BERNICE IS BACK!
Bernice Blackstock is returning to Emmerdale, and noone is less pleased to see her than her conniving daughter Gabby.
In fact, she full out rejects her.
Next week, Gabby tells Bernice she’s made a new life for herself – and that she wants nothing to do with her.
To be fair, we wouldn’t be happy to see a mother who abandoned us for more than a year to jet off somewhere sunny either…
EMMERDALE SPOILER: LUKE POSNER’S SECRET FINALLY EXPOSED
Ethan – who was revealed to be Luke’s former lover when he arrived in the village earlier this year – will discover something huge about Luke and go running to his mother Wendy.
Viewers will see Wendy reeling from Ethan’s revelation and plead with Luke to be honest with her, but Luke refuses to open up.
Meanwhile, an excited Vic reveals to Amy she’s planning on asking Luke to move in.
When Luke eventually tells Wendy what’s going on, she begs him not to let his past keep him from finding happiness.
EMMERDALE: RUNAWAY SAMSON?
Things got pretty vicious between Sam and Samson tonight, with normally kind-hearted Sam fully taking out his anger on the youngster.
Samson, who was suspended from school after threatening the boys who came after Lydia, ended the episode by running off and feeling like he didn’t belong in the family.
Is he actually going to run away?
VIEWERS BLOWN AWAY BY ROY CROPPER’S HAIR TRANSFORMATION
The actor – played by David Neilson – debuted his new barnet on yesterday’s episode of the ITV soap.
The 72-year-old made the most of the coronavirus restrictions easing and treated himself to a stylish trim.
The actor sported a shorter hairdo with some viewers insisting it “took years off” of him.
His recent trip to the barbers sent viewers wild, with one writing: “Ah Roy. The haircut is great. #corrie”
Another posted: “Loving the haircut Roy!! It’s taken years off you #coronationstreet”
CORRIE SPOILERS: SHARON SHOOTOUT DRAMA
The former foster daughter of Rita Tanner – played by Tracie Bennett – was revealed to be drug dealer Harvey’s aunt in a shock twist following her arrival.
Later on, Gary spots the same van that was used to kidnap Sam outside the Kabin, and orders Rita to call the police.
Disaster strikes, however, when the driver pulls out a gun.
As Maria checks on Rita, she suddenly hears a gunshot in the distance.
Who’s been shot?
CORRIE: BLUNDER WITH LEANNE BATTERSBY WITNESS PROTECTION?
Fans have spotted an infuriating error with Leanne Battersby’s witness protection storyline.
Leanne – who is played by Jane Danson in the ITV soap – was forced to go into witness protection with her son Simon by the police to bring down evil dealer Harvey.
One unimpressed viewer wrote: “Nick & now Leanne have returned to street. Have they looked up the term hideout?”
Another wrote: “Why is everyone free to go about where they like in witness protection? #coronationstreet”
EMMERDALE: FANS BAFFLED OVER ID THEFT PLOT HOLE
Samson Dingle – played by actor Sam Hall – tried to defend his stepmum Lydia in last night’s episode.
The young lad tracked down two teenage thugs in school who had been threatening Lydia after she was wrongly accused of scamming locals out of their money.
Lydia has had a rough couple of weeks, a brick was thrown through her window and barely made it out of the door before she was mugged by the boys.
Samson planned revenge against the schoolboys by confronting the pair and threatening them with a crowbar.
When the lads branded Lydia a scammer, Samson hit back insisting she was innocent and her identity had been stolen online.
BETH SET TO RETURN
Coronation Street star Lisa George has returned to filming after months away shielding during the pandemic.
“First day back at work,” Lisa wrote alongside a picture of her backstage on the soap.
“Filming done and now catching up on fan Mail and scripts. Apologies to all those who have sent me letters and not had a response yet…
“I’m working through them… thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to write, it is much appreciated. I shall respond as soon as I can. All the best for now.”