Printer Friendly

Soap stories.


TUESDAY, STV STV Single Transferable Vote
STV Star Trek: Voyager
STV Samanyolu TV (Turkey)
STV Satellite Television
STV Scottish Television
STV Stranglethorn Vale (World of Warcraft computer game) 
, 7pm

Andy is driven to new low

It's nearing crunch time for Andy and Debbie as they await the outcome of the custody battle Noun 1. custody battle - litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple
judicial proceeding, litigation - a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
 for Sarah.

Debbie is resolved to fight clean but Cain thinks she will have a better chance of winning if social services social services
Noun, pl

welfare services provided by local authorities or a state agency for people with particular social needs

social services nplservicios mpl sociales 
 knew about Andy's history of domestic violence.

Andy finds out when Cain continues to goad him and, in a moment of reckless stupidity, tries to run him down.

Cain wastes no time in telling the police about Andy's actions and the farmer is soon paid a visit from the law.

Meanwhile, Mark tries to end things with Faye, while both he and Natasha become concerned by Maisie's growing interest in Cain.

While Cain makes it clear he knows Mark is hiding something, and that Natasha followed him, the Wyldes decide to reaffirm their marriage by renewing their vows.

Blackmail bother for poor Billy

Whenever Nick Cotton shows up in the Square, he's generally up to no good.

He has roped seven-year-old Dotty into a plan to make his mum Dot think she's going senile senile /se·nile/ (se´nil) pertaining to old age; manifesting senility.

1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from old age.

, and is also busy blackmailing Billy over what happened on the night of the death.

The hapless Mitchell is so keen to keep Nick from talking to Noun 1. talking to - a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
lecture, speech

rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval - an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to
 Jay that he resorts to stealing from The Vic, then blaming it on Shirley.

If he thought that was end of his problems, he's in for a nasty shock as the sacked barmaid warns Nick she knows he's mixed up in the theft, and the blackmailer demands another payment to make up for the aggravation.

This time, Billy is caught red-handed stealing from Phil's wallet, and is forced to confess the whole sorry story. Phil sets out to deal with the matter in typical Mitchell style by luring Nick into the pub's barrel store where he can be taught a violent lesson, and is disgusted when his cousin lets the villain go.

However, it seems Billy has realised there's only way to make the extortion stop, and that's to come clean to Jay himself. But how will the teen and the rest of the Square react to the news that Billy really isn't a hero?


Geoff and Nicole' s split seems to have done them good in Home and Away, as she hooks up with Aden and he snogs Claudia. But when Nicole finds comm on ground with troubl emak er Trey, is she set to dump Aden and find a new man?


Hand in sand

A long-running storyline begins with a gruesome find this week.

Young VJ and Miles stumble across a human hand on the beach and alert the cops.

Charlie immediately launches an investigation - which presumably pre·sum·a·ble  
That can be presumed or taken for granted; reasonable as a supposition: presumable causes of the disaster.
 will help take her mind off Joey's recent departure - but who does the limb belong to? And how quickly will the news circulate when Colleen col·leen  
An Irish girl.

[Irish Gaelic cailín, diminutive of caile, girl, from Old Irish.
 gets wind of it? Meanwhile, emotions are strained when Aden goes to see Belle in rehab and tells her that he's with Nicole now.

His timing couldn't be better, because at least his recovering addict ex has hunky hun·ky 1  
n. pl. hun·kies Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a person, especially a laborer, from east-central Europe.
 Liam's shoulder to cry on.

Later in the week, Martha's in for a shock when Angelo swans back into the Bay as if nothing has happened.

He may be ready to kiss and make up, but unfortunately, neither Martha nor Tony can forgive him for killing Jack.

Ruth plays the truth game

 in full British Broadcasting Corp.

Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927.
1,TUE Tu´e

n. 1. (Zool.) The parson bird.

Tue, Tues abbr (= Tuesday) → ma 

Andy is back in town - and he's hoping that Ruth will be willing to give their relationship another go.

Sadly, he's going to be very disappointed indeed.

Not only is Ruth not keen on the idea, she's actually dismayed that he's even bothered to show his face in Shieldinch again - because he's bound to find out the truth about her life.

So, rather than keep quiet and try to avoid him, she comes clean instead.

Ruth fully expects him to be disgusted but Andy tells her he doesn't care what she's been up to.

All he's interested in is her.

He's never stopped loving her and wants Ruth and Eilidh to move to Dubai with him.

Meanwhile, Marianne isn't pleased about Daniel's plan to open a boxing club.

To make matters worse, local priest Father Mulvaney says he thinks it's a good idea.


Elle of a love story

Will Elle and Lucas ever get together? Their romance is turning into something even more epic than Doctor Zhivago, Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet

star-crossed lovers die as teenagers. [Br. Lit.: Romeo and Juliet]

See : Death, Premature

Romeo and Juliet

archetypal star-crossed lovers. [Br. Lit.
 or The Thorn Birds.

They're clearly mad for each other but too stubborn to let each other know it. How silly is that? Lucas flaunts his new girlfriend in front of Elle, making her green with envy.

Seeing as her high maintenance approach to life means finding a man to put up with her is tricky, she has to create an imaginary boyfriend to make Lucas jealous. He doesn't believe her so, in desperation, Elle asks a delivery man to take her out - and things get surprisingly steamy between the two of them.

But you can bet that afterwards Elle feels guilty about it - and that Lucas is heartbroken by her actions.

Meanwhile, Zeke suffers a dramatic blackout. But Karl and Susan realise it has nothing to do with his fight with Ringo and they urge him to undergo counselling.




NEIGHBOURS: Zeke (left) and Ringo fail to show for their boxing match after Donna leaves the Street.

EASTENDERS: Libby sets up a meeting between Theo and Chelsea, and Stacey keeps insisting she's fine.

EMMERDALE: Jimmy is thrilled to learn he's going to be a father, but can't celebrate too much as Nicola thinks he doesn't know.

CORRIE: Eileen and Paula come to blows over Colin.

Ken and Deirdre are surprised to discover they really miss having Blanche around, while Peter schemes to get rid of her. Fiz is almost caught out visiting John in hospital.

HOME & AWAY: Roman agrees to see a counsellor but is less willing to accept help from his friends. Geoff comes to a decision about his relationship with Claudia..


NEIGHBOURS: Zeke tries to appease the Kennedys by pretending to sort out his differences with Ringo.

EASTENDERS: Syd decides to come clean to Bradley about why she's been playing hard to get.

RIVER CITY: Bob (left) attempts to help Jimmy out by offering him a job at the garage, which doesn't impress Deek and Nicki.

EMMERDALE: Maisie feels the time is right to move back home - mainly because she's sick of the Woolpack.

Lizzie is recognised by a former victim at a posh function.

HOME& AWAY: Hugo feels uncomfortable when he realises how much Martha depends on him. Nicole and Trey start to bond as they swap stories about their dads..


NEIGHBOURS: Dan struggles to look after Ben while Libby is at a meeting, and Declan suspects Rebecca isn't happy with Andrew.

EMMERDALE: Natasha comes clean to Mark and admits she's been following him, hoping the news will sound better coming from her than from Cain. Lizzie continues to pile the pressure on Pollard.

CORRIE: Julie (above) rushes to Colin's side, but Eileen seems unmoved un·moved  
Emotionally unaffected.


not affected by emotion; indifferent

Adj. 1.
 by their father's plight. Chesney proves home schooling home schooling, the practice of teaching children in the home as an alternative to attending public or private elementary or high school. In most cases, one or both of the children's parents serve as the teachers.  works as he deduces Fiz is acting shifty shift·y  
adj. shift·i·er, shift·i·est
1. Having, displaying, or suggestive of deceitful character; evasive or untrustworthy.


HOME& AWAY: Xavier fears the Summer Bay shark has claimed a victim when Hugo fails to return home from a diving trip. Tony warns Angelo to stay away from Martha..


NEIGHBOURS: Paul plots to ruin Andrew's reputation with an article, while Libby and Dan argue about their different approaches to parenting.

EASTENDERS: Stacey (left) worries the Slaters by staying out all night, and Bradley considers his future with Syd.

EMMERDALE: A cash-strapped Mick is so desperate, he even considers joining in Zak's latest money-making scheme. Natasha starts organising the vow renewal, while Mark is left to deal with Cain.

HOME & AWAY: Roman's temper gets even worse as he suffers nightmares about the car accident. Hugo agrees to go to hospital after managing to make it home, and Martha finds the courage to confront Angelo..


NEIGHBOURS: Ringo suffers from divided loyalties, and Bridget convinces Ty to follow his dreams.

EASTENDERS: Chelsea plans a saucy sauc·y  
adj. sauc·i·er, sauc·i·est
a. Impertinent or disrespectful.

b. Impertinent in an entertaining way; impossible to repress or control.

 surprise for Theo. Charlie and Mo grow more concerned for Stacey.

EMMERDALE: Laurel (left) talks to Ashley about having more children, but his response leaves her fearing for their marriage. Val urges Pollard to give up the election for his health's sake.

CORRIE: Chesney's worst fears are confirmed when he follows Fiz, and he accuses his sister of using him as an excuse to visit John. A jealous Natasha finally notices that Tony seems to prefer to spend his time with Maria.

HOME & AWAY: Roman agrees to talk to VJ about his experiences during the war, and finds he benefits too as he becomes more determined to deal with his recent trauma. Belle struggles to re-adjust to life outside rehab..

A boozer in love..

Peter Barlow's left in the shadows as Luke moves in on Michelle

CORONATION STREET Coronation Street is an award-winning British soap opera. It is the longest-running television soap opera in the United Kingdom, first broadcast on Friday, 9 December, 1960 in the Granada region of ITV.  WED, STV, 7.30pm

Life could be better for Peter, and the booze-loving bookie has had all he can stand of Blanche living in his bachelor pad A bachelor pad essentially means a house (pad) in which a bachelor or bachelors (single men) live. It should not be confused with a bachelor apartment, which is a zero bedroom apartment where the main room serves as a bedroom, living room and dining room (and sometimes  and begs his dad to take her back.

To make matters worse, it looks like Michelle has fallen for Luke's charms, and Barlow's green-eyed monster rears its ugly head.

Will Peter seek solace in the bottle or will he try sobriety for a change and win Michelle over with a few kind words? Elsewhere, hopefully it won't take long before Andrew Sachs settles in to Weatherfield and we start enjoying his storyline with grumpy old Norris.

The latter has been a Street stalwart for years but has been in need of a decent plotline for a while.

Hot on the heels of doting Mary comes another character to shake up his life - but it seems he's having none of it. Although Ramsay (Sachs) tries to talk to Norris, he is far from keen on building bridges.

Kind words have been in short supply at the Grimshaw residence recently. Eileen was gutted by her dad's revelation that he fathered Julie with Paula, but is numbed when the police tell her Colin has died.

By the end of the week, she gives a eulogy at his funeral, while Deirdre comforts Julie and Jason looks on.

Elsewhere, Tony helps Maria build the cot, then lies to Natasha about his whereabouts. Poor Natasha.

When is Tony going to come clean and tell her he's giving her the runaround? Oh, and that he also had Maria's husband killed? Meanwhile, Fiz goes to visit a battered John in prison.

And in a moment that will cause millions to throw things at the TV, she confesses she's still in love with him.Fiz, this is the same unhinged ex-teacher who kidnapped Rosie and lied to you for weeks.

One person who hasn't forgotten is Chesney, and he's furious when he discovers Stape is the mystery figure advising his sister about his home schooling.


LOVE TROUBLES... Faye Lamb GRISSLY FIND... Miles and VJ JEALOUS GUY... Lucas sees Elle with a new man DUBAI INVITATION... Ruth GLASSES HALF FULL... Ramsay and Norris as MAKING A POINT... Nick Cotton with Billy Mitchell Noun 1. Billy Mitchell - United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
William Mitchell, Mitchell
 ODD ONE OUT... Peter looks on as Michelle and Luke flirt with each other
COPYRIGHT 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2009 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion




Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:May 16, 2009
Previous Article:Drawing on their lives for art's sake.
Next Article:Best of this week's TV.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters