It’s not the cleverest business plan – make enemies of everyone in Albert Square in your efforts to take over the local pub. Who’s going to want to sup there?

But Archie Mitchell’s takeover of the Queen Vic has never been about being popular. All he wants is the Mitchell family homeless and miserable.

But he’s created so much hatred that it was only a matter of time before someone decided to take the ultimate revenge. Find out all the events leading to his death in our special Christmas Soap Scoop.

You’ll also learn why Sally’s shock diagnosis shames Kevin out of leaving her in Coronation Street, why Mercedes can’t resist Santa in Hollyoaks and the events that lead Charity to propose to Cain in Emmerdale.