In Emmerdale, Victoria braces herself as she finally confesses to both Harriet and Laurel it was her who ran down Ashley. Laurel who is drunk, reacts badly and Harriet is not happy either but matters take a turn for the worse when Harriet realises Laurel is drunk at Ashley’s bedside and the pair argue, resulting in Harriet slapping Laurel. Suddenly as Sandy is there too Ashley takes a turn for the worse as he convulses and the machines start beeping. Harriet, Laurel and Sandy are terrified whether Ashley will pull through. Meanwhile, Robert tells Victoria if Ashley doesn’t wake up she could be charged with hit and run, and sent to prison, leaving Victoria worried
Carly hasn’t yet been honest with the Pollards regarding the bank loan and the fact she won’t be able to purchase the shop. Bob urges her to tell them soon. But later when Val overhears Carly telling Ross about their planned deception idea of disguising Pearl as Brenda for the bank meeting, a plan forms..
Leyla worries she might have jeopardised her relationship with Jai when she is intolerant of Archie.
As the story continues, a drunk Laurel gets in the way of doctors who are trying to treat Ashley so Harriet orders Laurel home. The doctor explains Ashley has suffered a seizure and they need to run tests to find out what caused it. Meanwhile, at the police station, Adam gives a statement to the police but it only makes the police doubt Victoria’s innocence. Back in the village, drunken Laurel sees Sandy sobbing in Edna’s arms and assumes the worst – That Ashley is dead, with disastrous consequences as she passes on the news.
There are lots of spoilers in the paragraph, please skip it if you don´t want to know the secrets, including having already spread the news and upset Gabby and caused Victoria to fear she’ll be given a prison sentence, Laurel arrives at the hospital. She is torn between shame and relief when Harriet explains Ashley is not dead after all. The doctors arrive and inform Harriet they plan to bring Ashley out of his coma but warn her he could have developed epilepsy. Later Laurel makes a vow she will give up drinking but Harriet is alarmed by what she has just overheard. Laurel has told an unconscious Ashley only he can get her through recovery.
Finn listens as Emma admits she’s in love with James and insists he could love her too if he were to be given the chance, leaving Finn worried by the depths of Emma’s feelings. Emma wants Finn to prove her case to James. But can Finn do it?
Leyla offers to babysit, determined to prove herself to Jai but it backfires when she leaves him unattended near a marker pen! Val has a plan and Carly’s anxious, wondering what Val’s up to. Later, Val dresses as Brenda, convinced she can fool the bank, leaving Bob shocked but will he go ahead with the bank meeting?
In Eastenders, Sharon and Phil continue to play games, meanwhile the Beales receive a scheduled visit from the social worker and Cindy comes clean about her real feelings, admitting that she wants to be as far away from Beth as possible. The social worker reminds Cindy that Jane and Ian can offer a stable home for Beth and that should be the priority. With her world spiralling as things aren’t going her way, Cindy is forced to give Jane and Ian a huge ultimatum.
Elsewhere, Paul gives Pam breakfast in bed to help celebrate her birthday. He then heads to The Albert, where Vincent and Claudette agree to arrange a surprise party for Pam. Les is suspicious over Paul’s intentions and warns him not to upset Pam. Later at The Albert, Pam senses the tension between the pair as they talk about Claudette and she soon runs off in tears. Does Pam know the truth?
Also, Lola feels awkward when Abi asks for advice on how to impress Ben in the bedroom. Later, Ben is surprised to find Abi waiting to seduce him. He is initially reluctant, but after seeing how much Abi is hurt and confused, he decides to go for it.