This week on Hollyoaks: Liberty battles with what’s true and false as her mental health issues reach their peak. The McQueens are blackmailed with two more sins and it’s Mercedes’ turn to face the consequences. Brooke worries that her past with Ollie could affect her future relationships, while Brody gets increasingly caught up with Summer.

Monday 14 December 2020 6.30pm – 7.00pm

It’s a race against time for Sienna to help Liberty and Faith, but ‘Nico’ is doing everything possible to derail Sienna’s plans. Brody is distracted by newcomer Summer. Mercedes works with the police to track down Silas but endangers Cher’s life in the process. Meanwhile, the McQueens are blackmailed again, this time with the sin of gluttony.

  • Written by Jane Wainwright
  • Directed by Miguel Guerreiro

Tuesday 15 December 2020 6.30pm – 7.00pm

Can Sienna find Liberty in time and convince her to get help? Nana admits her sin, and it’s up to Mercedes and Theresa to protect her. Ripley helps Imran to make an impression on his ‘non-date’ with Brooke.

  • Written by Tom Melia
  • Directed by Miguel Guerreiro

Wednesday 16 December 2020 6.30pm – 7.00pm

Warren has a mystery female caller, but who ends up in his bed? Imran and Brooke attempt to navigate their feelings for each other without hurting Ollie. A guilty John Paul tries to make up for his betrayal of Nancy.

  • Written by Darren Fairhurst
  • Directed by Miguel Guerreiro

Thursday 17 December 2020 6.30pm – 7.00pm

The McQueens are blackmailed with another sin, and it’s time for Mercedes to face the consequences. Ripley gives Brooke some relationship advice and a gift to help her along the way. Summer is raising money for Cormac’s children’s home: can Brody stop her from reaching out to Warren and Felix?

  • Written by Karla Marie Sweet
  • Directed by Miguel Guerreiro

Friday 18 December 2020 7.00pm – 7.30pm (E4)

A look back at a classic episode of the soap from 2012. It’s Christmas Day in the McQueen household. John Paul surprises the family by making an unexpected return. Jacqui tries to give her family the perfect day, despite recent betrayals. Dr Browning has a sparkly surprise for Mercedes. And a shock gift leaves the family asking: ‘Who’s the daddy?

  • Written by Alanna Hallum
  • Directed by Nicky Higgens

Hollyoaks airs Monday – Thursday, Ch4, 6:30pm/E4, 7pm