Monday 9th May
 
As he’s released from hospital, there’s a difficult decision for Romeo on whether to protect his dad by keeping him behind bars…

Elsewhere, behind bars, James turns sinister as he gives John Paul an ultimatum – help him access his finances or be kicked out of his house…

Luke’s realisation that there is a person missing from his wedding guest list brings back painful memories for Ollie and Brooke…

A night out with Verity and her friends stirs some feelings in Eric as he struggles to find his place in the village…

Tuesday 10th May
 
Hopes for Eric and Cleo are shattered when he sees a spicy text from Joel on Cleo’s phone. Later, at The Loft, Eric makes a desperate attempt to come out on top and resorts to extreme measures to wipe out the competition, but will he get caught…
 
Zoe celebrates her birthday at The Loft, but even whilst surrounded by all her friends, her mind wanders to Sam and she makes a drunken phone-call…
 
Elsewhere, The Nightingales move back into their home. Meanwhile, John Paul faces a moral dilemma as he chooses whether to give into James’ demands…
 
There are high stakes for Serena as she prepares for her first training session since her overdose, but will she be able to prove herself enough for the coach to keep her on…
 
Wednesday 11th May
 
The group of friends’ wild night out catches up with them in the form of hangovers and in Cleo’s case, a missing boyfriend. Meanwhile, Eric tries to hide his involvement in Joel’s absence by implying he saw him leave with another woman, but how long will the truth stay hidden…
 
Memories of the night before rush back to Zoe and she hurries to delete her embarrassing voicemail from Sam’s phone. Later, she and Sam make a change to their relationship…
 
Elsewhere, Serena reaches out to Clara as a last resort to make sure she can prove she’s still at an Olympic level. Later, Dave makes a shocking discovery in Serena’s bag…
 
Meanwhile, the attention Saul gets in his uniform starts to bother Grace, but will her pride let her open up to him about it…
 
Thursday 12th May


The episode opens with a voiceover from Eric questioning what the world is really like underneath the surface and by the end, he makes a solemn conclusion. 

Meanwhile, a harsh warning from Joel to stay away from Cleo triggers him to start making amends…
 
Worried about Eric’s recent behaviour, Verity decides to rent the McQueen’s caravan on Eric’s behalf so he can have his own space…
 
Joel’s guilt forces him to act impulsively again and he makes a shocking decision about rekindling his relationship with Cleo…
 
After recent events Dave and Honour come to the realisation that they have to make some tough decisions about Serena’s future…
 
Meanwhile, as Maxine and Leela help Liberty pack up orders, the girls imply Maxine’s life with Warren will never be settled. Unnerved, Maxine starts thinking about her next step with Warren…
 
Grace makes a heartfelt admission to Saul…
 
Friday 13th May
 
Settling into his new home, Eric locks himself in and vents his frustrations in writing but he’s forced to The Dog by Verity when she invites him for a drink with her and Cleo. Trying to get out of it, Eric invites Joel to The Dog at the same time, but what does he have up his sleeve…
 
Later, a concerned Verity puts her foot in it even as she suggests he might turn out like their dad. As a result, Eric secretly vows to wash his hands of him…


Elsewhere, there’s hope for Mercedes as she finds out Bobby will be visiting the village to get his favourite comic, but will she get the chance to talk to him…
 
Trying to push forward with their relationship, Maxine asks Warren to move in with her, but Warren isn’t sure that is what he wants anymore…
 
Later, Maxine gets dizzy and faints. At the hospital, Misbah makes an unnerving suggestion…
 
A furious Serena refuses to talk to her parents. Whilst Dave thinks they should keep pushing her, Honour takes a step back, but could the distance make things worse…

Hollyoaks airs on Channel 4 at 6:30pm