HOLLYOAKS SPOILERS We learn more about James' past

During a special flashback episode on Monday.


A drunk and dishevelled James has a noticeboard of the names of people he thinks are out to seek revenge by setting him up for Kyle’s murder. Out of wine he heads to the shop, only to return home to find ‘KILLER FREAK’ in red on his front door.



When we flashback to a younger James, we see that he has just landed his first role at a law firm, Forbes Carney. Mac tells him he has to find £100k to help save his families business.


Eager to help and desperate for his father’s approval James decides to ‘appropriate’ money from the firm.


After discovering that James is gay, on his 16th Birthday unknown to Marnie, Mac arranges for a prostitute to have sex with James.