Malachy’s angry after discovering Mercedes and Calvin’s affair and he struggles to deal with her infidelity. Mercedes and Calvin are entered into the Mr & Mrs Sexy Santa competition at The Dog. Kris is judging the competition and declares a snog fest for the deciding round. The couple win and, unable to deal with the situation, Malachy hits the bottle. Later, on their own again, Calvin and Mercedes succumb to their feelings and continue their affair.

Neville asks Josh to convince Hannah to come home for Christmas. Josh agrees and makes arrangements for the two to meet and they bond over a shopping trip. He broaches the subject of Christmas at the Ashworths but Hannah remains defiant – she’s never coming home!

Myra accosts Duncan and Ricky and demands to know where her luxury hamper is. In an attempt to cover themselves Duncan tells her they gave it to Ricky’s family who are in desperate need of food. Myra’s inspired by the lads’ good deed and insists on getting a few extra presents for Ricky’s family for Christmas.

Also, Duncan decides to make his own Christmas goodwill and nicks some of the presents from under the McQueens’ and Ashworths’ trees.

*In a special guerrilla episode at 6.30pm, Hollyoaks flashes forward to an episode in 2010, which sees Calvin and Carmel get married… again!* CLICK here to see photos of their big day

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