Once again, Christmas promises to be a dramatic season of soapland with explosions, weddings, and surprising kisses.

EastEnders is gripped by wedding fever as killer Gray Atkins prepares to tie the knot with his pregnant girlfriend Chelsea Fox, while Emmerdale looks set for a tragic Christmas as the Woolpack explodes.

Corrie will go for a more relaxed Christmas, as Tyrone Dobbs shares a surprising kiss with Fiz Stape. Meanwhile, the Barlows & Platts are trying to make it a family affair for Christmas dinner.

MailOnline offers a preview of some memorable moments to look forward for during the celebrations. 

Tense: Christmas is once again set to be an action-packed season in soapland, with EastEnders set to be gripped by wedding fever as Gray Atkins prepares to tie the knot with Chelsea Fox

Tense: Christmas is once again set to be an action-packed season in soapland, with EastEnders set to be gripped by wedding fever as Gray Atkins prepares to tie the knot with Chelsea Fox

EastEnders 

Walford fans will be treated to twice the drama thanks to a Christmas Day double marriage, in which Gray and Chelsea and Denise Fox as well Jack Branning are set for wed.

However, in soap-like fashion, things don’t go as planned. Whitney Dean is determined to disrupt the ceremony and reveal Gray’s evil ways.

Janine Butcher from Elsewhere has a mission: to make Scarlett’s Christmas special. After learning that Mick Carter won’t spend the day with Linda, she dresses as Santa’s Little Helper in order to get Mick Carter’s attention.

Rocky Cotton is likely to struggle with keeping his ulterior motives hidden as Sonia discovers the letter he wrote to him. 

Tense: Fans are waiting to see whether Chelsea will go through with marrying Gray, after learning of his murderous ways

Tension: After learning about Gray’s murderous ways, fans are anxious to see if Chelsea marries Gray.

Getting wed? Denise Fox is also set to tie the knot with Jack Branning

Are you getting married? Denise Fox and Jack Branning are also planning to get married

Phil Mitchell, Kat Slater and their love story are set for more difficulties as they plan to spend Christmas with each other.

Kat is jealous of Sharon’s relationship with him, so he starts to look up to Phil as a support person during her custody struggle.

Phil, who is also determined to flee Walford along with Raymond in 2021, has been dragged by Kat and Sharon. It remains to be seen if Sharon or Kat are able to convince him to see the light before the police arrive. 

What will happen? Whitney Dean is determined to expose her ex Gray's killer ways, but fans will have to wait and see whether Chelsea listens

What’s the outcome? Whitney Dean will expose Gray’s crimes, but Chelsea has to wait to see if she listens.

Dramatic: Rocky Cotton will also struggle to keep his ulterior motives a secret as the letter he penned to his 'daughter' Sonia is uncovered

Dramatic: Rocky Cotton will also struggle to keep his ulterior motives a secret as the letter he penned to his ‘daughter’ Sonia is uncovered

Scheming: Elsewhere Janine Butcher is on a mission to throw the perfect Christmas for her daughter Scarlett, and dresses up as Santa's Little Helper to catch the eye of Mick Carter

Scheming: Elsewhere Janine Butcher is on a mission to throw the perfect Christmas for her daughter Scarlett, and dresses up as Santa’s Little Helper to catch the eye of Mick Carter

Better spirits: Meanwhile Christmas looks set to be a happy occasion in Weatherfield, with Adam Barlow and Sarah Platt determined to bring their families together for dinner

Better spirits: Meanwhile Christmas looks set to be a happy occasion in Weatherfield, with Adam Barlow and Sarah Platt determined to bring their families together for dinner

Coronation Street 

Meanwhile Christmas looks set to be a slightly happier occasion in Weatherfield, despite Steve’s daughter Emma’s wedding ending in disaster earlier this week, when Curtis was wrongfully accused of stealing £100,000 in charity money.

Sarah Platt and Adam Barlow have made a promise to stop their family’s feud, by sharing Christmas dinner together. But tensions seem to be high.

Nina Lucas is still struggling with anxiety. She fears for Asha after she was almost run over by Faye Windass in her first driving lesson. Asha declines her offer to spend Christmas at the Alahans. 

Close call: Nina Lucas continues with struggle with anxiety, fearing for her girlfriend Asha's safety after they are nearly run over by Faye Windass during her first driving lesson

Close call: Nina Lucas continues with struggle with anxiety, fearing for her girlfriend Asha’s safety after they are nearly run over by Faye Windass during her first driving lesson

Nina, sat alone at the café, is surprised by a kind Carla Connor who surprises her with a Christmas present. 

Tyrone plans to spend Christmas Evelyn with his grandparents, but is surprised when Fiz comes back with the girls with Phill after she cancelled her holiday.

Tyrone misunderstands Fiz’s gesture and leans in for an intimate kiss. This sparks even more hopes among fans that this fan-favourite pair could be reunited.

Tense: Over on Emmerdale, fans can expect an explosive Christmas as the beloved Woolpack pub goes up in flames, with one mystery victim trapped under the rubble

Tense: Over on Emmerdale, fans can expect an explosive Christmas as the beloved Woolpack pub goes up in flames, with one mystery victim trapped under the rubble

Dramatic: It's no surprise that Al Chapman has made his fair share of enemies since buying the iconic tavern, but fans will have to wait and see who is responsible for the blaze

Dramatic: It’s no surprise that Al Chapman has made his fair share of enemies since buying the iconic tavern, but fans will have to wait and see who is responsible for the blaze

Emmerdale 

Fans can look forward to an exciting Christmas on Emmerdale as their beloved Woolpack pub is set ablaze and one victim remains under the rubble.

Al Chapman made a lot of enemies after buying the famous tavern. Fans will need to wait to see who’s responsible. 

Killer Meena Jutla appears to have run out of luck, and her sister Manpreet challenges her about her role in Nadine’s murder.

Meena, in a new dark trailer claims that she saw someone dodgy around. Manpreet then tells Meena to stop lying.

Meena is seen with broken bottles following her sister after she claimed that she was pregnant by her boyfriend Billy. 

Fans are very aware of the talents Meena has, so it is still to be seen if her sister will fall for her fifth victim.   

Sam Dingle wants Lydia to come back so he sent Lydia a Christmas invitation.

Emmerdale is shown on Christmas Day, at 7pm. Coronation Street airs at 8pm. EastEnders is on BBC One at 9:35pm. 

Exposed? Killer Meena Jutla's luck also appears to be running out, as her sister Manpreet confronts her about her involvement in her friend Nadine's death

Exposed? Is Killer Meena Jutla in danger?