Blaming Warren for Frankie’s misery, Newt decides that he must get revenge. Eager to assist, Eli steps in and plants a homemade smoke bomb in the Loft, terrifying Louise and making her think that Frankie is responsible for the device. Newt is starting to become uneasy with Eli’s extremist leanings and eventually confronts him when he catches Eli stealing money from The Dog. Desperate to end Eli’s reign of terror, Newt begs him to leave Hollyoaks – but will his pleas work?
Mercedes, meanwhile, is bent on her own campaign. Determined to take Hannah down a peg or two, she challenges Darren to get Hannah into bed and offers a night with herself as a prize. Unable to resist, Darren gets plotting… and persuades Hannah to come to the Dog for a drink. Will she fall into his trap?
Also this week, the wretched Fletch pleads with fellow heroin addict Sasha to come with him to London. Frankie decides that she won’t accept Jake’s confession. And Tom takes drastic measures to get Max and Steph talking to each other.