Damon Kinsella (Jacob Roberts) decides to uses all his savings and buy the Love Boat!

When Nana McQueen (Diane Langton) breaks the news to Damon and his best mate Brody Hudson (Adam Woodward) that she is going to have to reduce their hours at The Dog to keep costs down, Damon is worried about their future.

Brody Hudson and Damon Kinsella

Best mates Brody Hudson and Damon Kinsella

When Scott Drinkwell (Ross Adams) hears the bad news and also finds out that Lisa Loveday (Rachel Adedeji) is resenting having to run the Love Boat, he comes up with a plan and suggests to Damon that he should buy the boat.

Damon doesn’t take much convincing and before you know it, the deal is done and Damon is the proud new owner!

Meanwhile, Sinead O’Connor (Stephanie Davies) confronts her husband Laurie Shelby (Kyle Pryor)  and shows him the nasty bruise he left on her wrist when he was forceful with her the night before. Laurie is quick to act very shocked but was he really intending to hurt his wife?

Elsewhere, Tom Cunningham (Ellis Hollins) decides to come clean with Peri Lomax (Ruby O’Donnell) and reveals that he and Harley enjoyed a kiss together when they were locked in a room. How will Peri’s girlfriend, Harley (Mollie Lambert) react when Peri goes off to confront her?

Misbah Maalik

Misbah Maalik has found herself the victim of slander

Plus, Misbah Maalik (Harvey Virdi) and Farrah (Krupa Pattani) confront Ste about the ‘killer doctor’ accusation that has been posted on social media about Misbah. Ste (Kieron Richardson) is adamant he wasn’t responsible for uploading it, but if he didn’t do it, then who did?

Meanwhile, Tony Hutchinson (Nick Pickard) invites the Maaliks to the unveiling of Tegan’s park bench but doesn’t tell Ste meaning that trouble is quickly brewing.

Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4