It’s panic stations when Mandy Richardson (Sarah Jayne Dunn) suddenly goes into labour. She and Darren (Ashley Taylor-Dawson) are at hospital for their final check-up, along with Tom who has come along for moral support. Once Mandy’s been given the all clear, Darren receives a text message from Juliet Quinn asking if she can meet him.
Darren sets off to see Juliet (Niamh Blackshaw), who he’s been helping through all the emotional fallout with her brother Romeo. Teen Juliet is totally smitten and is planning to tell Darren that she’s in love with him.
Meanwhile, with her check-up over Mandy suddenly feels a terrible pain and realises she’s going into labour. Tom (Ellis Hollins) frantically calls Darren who takes the call just before Juliet has confessed her love for him.
Darren races off to support Mandy leaving Juliet simmering with jealousy but the fiery teen soon gets her own back as everyone rallies around Mandy. A bitter Juliet blurts out infront of Tom, Ollie, Jack, Darren and Mandy that Darren doesn’t really love Mandy, he’s in love with her instead!
Not long after Juliet’s bombshell claim, a stunned Mandy gives birth to a baby boy!
Meanwhile Tony (Nick Pickard) and Diane Hutchinson (Alex Fletcher) are reeling following Lily’s tragic death from sepsis. Harry and Ste both visit Tony to offer him their support and he tells them he’s cancelled the Easter fete.
Later on headmistress, Sally St Claire, hands Tony and Diane Lily’s exam results. Did she ace her exams?
Plus Sylver McQueen tries to support Lily’s husband Prince by taking him to his workshop and asking if he wants to help make something special for Lily’s gravestone. Will a heart-broken Prince be able to distract himself from the pain of his grief?
Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4