You'd want to be made of stone not to have shed a tear over Eastenders last week following the murder of Lucy Beale. Hats off to Adam Woodyatt who plays Ian for a sterling performance in the aftermath of his daughter's death, even reducing Phil to tears! Who'd have thought! At least we now know that the Beales have got an upstairs, when Ian was filmed in his bedroom for the first time ever! Viewing figures for last Tuesday's episode when Lucy was murdered, topped 8.4 million, the highest ratings for Eastenders this year.
This week as the Beale family are trying to come to terms with Lucy's death, the police inform them that she was having an affair with someone that could well be her murderer. Ian decides to conduct his own investigation starting with an interrogation of David Wicks. David
suspects Max and confronts him. Meanwhile it's becoming more and more clear that Lucy was leading a secret life. Did they really know her at all?
Coronation Street appears a bit lacklustre these days in comparison to the drama in Eastenders with the love triangle between Nick, Leanne and Kal dragging on and on. This week Nick invites Kal to join himself and Leanne at the Bistro for dinner. Awkward!! Leanne ends up back at the flat with Kal and nature takes its course! Eventually their conscience gets the better of them and they decide to call it quits for fear of breaking Nick's heart. What's the betting Leanne is pregnant?!
Donna finally blurts out her secret to Rhona this week in Emmerdale - that she has terminal cancer. The doctors have informed her that she may only have six months to live and she suddenly realises how much of April's life she is going to miss out on. Donna begs Rhona to keep quiet as she wants to be the one who tells Marlon but Rhona takes matters into her own hands. Meanwhile there's double trouble for Charity and Declan when it's revealed that their wedding day coincides with Cain and Moiras. How will the Dingles sort that one out?
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