But what is it she wants? And will Juliet come clean about not having her treatment?
With Donna-Marie feeling alone and wanting someone to talk to, James is preoccupied as he struggles with his conscience over working with Eric. But Ste reminds him why he must continue.
Without her kids around to talk to and Ste and James both busy with work and wedding planning, Donna-Marie struggles. Feeling isolated, will her cry for help be heard?
Finding herself at breaking point, Donna-Marie leaves an emotional voicemail for Juliet. With no one making time for her, she struggles with being with her own thoughts and wanting to do something for Juliet, reaches out to James for help.
But with his head elsewhere, worried about how he can keep his client happy and in return himself out of jail, James' patience is thin and he snaps at his crumbling mum, reminding her of all the mistakes she made as a parent.
Feeling worse than ever, Donna-Marie takes a trip down a dark old familiar road and out of desperation, calls Harrold to forget everything. What is it she wants?
Returning home to surprise her family, Juliet walks through the door at the worst possible moment and has a nasty shock of her own when she returns home. Soon, a heartbreaking moment sees a distressed Juliet tell her mum that she's a screw-up. Unable to contain his guilt, James admits guilt.
Back at the Lomax’s, Leela reminds a shaken Juliet that her mum is vulnerable and has had a lot on her mind and rather than making her feel more isolated she needs to show empathy and support. Frightened, Juliet pleads with her mum reminding her how much she is loved.
Overwhelmed with emotions, Peri snaps at Juliet telling her they can’t keep lying much longer and need to come clean to their families that she didn’t have the stem cell transplant.
Hollyoaks continues Mondays to Fridays at 6.30pm on Channel 4 with first look episodes available weekday mornings on All4 and weekday evenings at 7pm on E4