Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) is to get a macabre shock in tonight’s episode of EastEnders when he upends Nick Cotton’s coffin.
In scenes to be shown this evening, Nick’s casket is brought to Dot’s house in order to “lie in state” prior to the funeral. Pretty soon, Dot’s friends are calling round to pay their respects but it isn’t long before Ian’s hatred of Nick surfaces.
While Dot is upstairs, Ian lets Nick’s grandson Charlie (Declan Bennett) know exactly what he thought of the man, all of which leads to a defensive Charlie asking him to leave. However, in his rush, Ian inadvertently causes the coffin to fall to the floor, exposing the hand of the corpse in the process…