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The big Christmas storylines in the soaps revealed

As always, the soaps are going to be action packed this Christmas
As always, the soaps are going to be action packed this Christmas

The countdown is on for Christmas, and your favourite soaps are going to be must see TV this holiday season.

We won't tell you how many days are left until the big day but the number is below three figures which means the countdown is well and truly on.

And for many of us, the Christmas soap storylines are one of the highlights of the festive season.

So, what can you expect from the big soaps this year?

Here is what has been leaked so far so if you don't want spoilers, look away now;

Coronation Street

Ken Barlow and Audrey Roberts are set to fall for each other.

Hope's illness means that Tyrone brings Lapland to Weatherfield as he and Fizz can't afford a trip to the real thing for what could be her last Christmas

And Rob Donovan's return will cause havoc for the Connors

Eastenders

Dean Wicks is in line to finally get what he deserves for raping Linda Carter last year

The Beales, of course, are set for a miserable time with Bobby playing a key role

And the custody battle over Jade gets messy

Emmerdale

Chas Dingle suffers at the hands of a stalker

Eric will have a 'Christmas Carol' style plot with visitors from the past, the present and the future

There is a traumatic Christmas on the cards for Zak and Lisa

And Ashley and Harriet's relationship faces a big challenge

That's all we know so far but that is more than enough to whet your appetite.