Prepare yourself for a Corrie shocker. It's about 10 years too late, but glumster Gail Platt is finally getting a new hairdo. Her '70s nymph look is well past its sell by date, so when her passion is reawakened by Alma's cousin Richard, she decides it's time for a change. But just which style will Gail favour? It has to be the Beckham mohican.
Down at Emmerdale, Bernice is in for a surprise soon when she finds out she is pregnant. The only problem is she's not sure who the father is. Ashley is delighted, but probably won't be quite so chuffed when he discovers what his missus has been up to with Carlos. This one is going to run and run.
Tonight Matthew I'm going to be ... Adam Rickett. Erm, maybe not. But this week did see the recording of Corrie Stars In Their Eyes at Granada Studios in Manchester. The production team are remaining tight-lipped, but we can reveal the cast members stepping through those magical doors are Liz Dawn, Vicky Entwistle, Suranne Jones and Scott Wright.
EastEnders' Dr Trueman may not exactly be a wild party animal, but actor Nick Bailey who plays him, certainly is. Nick turned 30 last weekend and celebrated with a big bash at the trendy Teatro bar in London. He says: "It was a great night and my head felt a little sore the next day." You would never have found Dr Legg with a hangover.
If you haven't seen Home & Away since the days of Tom and Pip, you are in for a treat on August 2 when some familiar faces return to Summer Bay for Sally's marriage to Kieran. They include Pippa (Debra Lawrence), Frank (Alex Papps), Carly (Sharyn Hodgson) and the thickest characters ever to grace soapland, Lance and Martin (Peter Vroom and Craig Thompson). The episode meant Kate Ritchie - who plays Sally -was reunited with original cast members she worked with when she first joined the show at the tender age of seven.
Are you a major EastEnders fan? Would you travel hundreds of miles to see Michael Greco and Jack Ryder in shorts? If so, there's a charity football match on August 5 at the Oxford United stadium in aid of Comic Relief.On the downside, Adam Woodyatt and Dean Gaffney will also be getting their knobbly knees out. Tickets are now available on 01865 761 503.