Friends and family are reeling following the shock death of Lily McQueen (Lauren McQueen) from sepsis.
Tragically, vulnerable Lily who has had a history of self-harming suffered from fatal blood poisoning after cutting her arms. She had previously been planning to go on the run with Romeo, who is wanted by the police for Mac Nightingale’s murder, before tragedy struck.
It’s not long before her nearest and dearest, all in shock, start to blame eachother for what has happened. Lily’s estranged husband Prince immediately blames his former best mate Romeo, meanwhile Lily’s auntie Diane feels Prince himself is to blame for abandoning Lily when she was at her most fragile.
As they all struggle to compute what’s happened and can’t believe she’s no longer with them, the village is in meltdown.
Elsewhere, Juliet Quinn, who has been harbouring an intense crush on Darren Osborne, decides it’s time Darren knew her true feelings.
She plucks up the courage to bite the bullet and tell Darren (Ashley Taylor-Dawson) that she’s in love with him! Is she on the verge of making a terrible mistake? How is Darren going to react when Juliet spills all?
Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4