MAX understandably struggled to let Abi go, but now he's ready to say his last goodbyes and asks Jay why the funeral is taking so long (EastEnders, BBC1). But he's in for a shock when Lauren claims that there is no delay - the ceremony has already taken place without him.

Max is devastated, but when he later pushes Lauren for details about Abi's farewell, he realises that the funeral hasn't really happened yet, it's just that no one wants him there when it does.

So when the residents of Albert Square gather together to pay their last respects on Friday, will Max be among them?

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Elsewhere, Vincent is forced to come clean about his money troubles after Kim splashes out on a new cleaner, and Kathy is unhappy with Masood's additions to the chippy's menu.

The Carters get into the Valentine mood by trying to matchmake for Whitney and Halfway, although any potential romance could be over when she catches him with his fingers in the till, and Robbie and Donna have a lovers' tiff.

In Coronation Street (ITV), even though he hasn't been mentioned for years, viewers with a long memory may remember that Michelle has a son she never sees or mentions. Well, that's all about to change because Alex turns up at the medical centre on a work placement.

Michelle is understandably shocked to see him and asks why he hasn't been in touch for such a long time, but he refuses to answer - clearly he's another in a long line of soapland residents who appear out of the blue with something to hide.

Bethany blames Craig for her losing her job at the club, so dumps him. She throws herself into setting Sarah up with a date with Aidan, who says she'll go if Bethany makes up with Craig. Unfortunately, his OCD leaves him in a difficult position.

Billy struggles to cope with his pain, Adam is devastated when Eva says she wants to go to America without him, and Carla surprises Sinead by coming up with a plan to help her win Daniel back.

She may be a vicar rather than a Catholic priest, but Harriet (Emmerdale, ITV) still hears a confession this week as Laurel admits that not only did she sleep with Bob, but she still has feelings for him.

Harriet then encourages Bob to work out what he really wants - and after a bit of soul-searching, he decides that even though it's only a matter of weeks since he proposed to Brenda, Laurel is the woman for him. But how will she react when he declares his love?

It's a big week for Sandy as Betty's friend Maisie (played by guest star Wendy Craig) arrives in the village to pass on some gifts. The two pensioners instantly hit it off and Sandy is disappointed to learn she won't be sticking around. But when its revealed that one of the presents from Betty is a pair of tickets to Australia, Laurel gets a bright idea...

Ross is struggling in the wake of last week's attack, Aaron grows closer to Robert, and Liv opens up to Gabby about why she won't be looking for love on Valentine's Day.

Aaron, you're looking a bit stressed there (Neighbours, Channel 5). Might want to take it easy, just in case you collapse through too much work. Oops, too late. Of course the said collapse has a knock-on effect for the rest of the locals.

Tyler faces even more intimidation from Adrian after he is forced to abandon an illegal assignment due Aaron's exhaustion. Poor Piper is at death's door before the police arrive in the nick of time, rescue her and arrest Tyler, who is eventually sentenced to 20 years, leaving most of the locals gobsmacked.

Meanwhile, Toadie isn't the perfect party attraction many had thought when guests start dropping out of his do. Hopefully Shane can attract more interest.

And a new hospital wing creates more friction between old enemies Karl and Paul. When Izzy donates $5m to said medical section, and demands it be named after Karl, Paul is frustrated and Susan suspects Izzy has an ulterior motive.

Elsewhere, Elly and Amy spend Valentine's Day together, and when Ben bonds with Stu (an old friend of his father's), he is delighted when he is invited to visit him in Oakley.