There’s shock news for Dean Wicks (Matt Di Angelo) next week when he’s told that Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) is pregnant.
Dean, who raped the Queen Vic landlady earlier in the autumn, will discover that Linda is expecting a baby during scenes to be shown on Monday’s episode.
The drama unfolds in the wake of Mick Carter’s (Mick Dyer) decision to shop Shirley’s boyfriend Buster (Karl Howman) to the police in last Friday’s episode of the BBC1 soap. Mick defends his actions at the start of next week, but when Shirley suggests that she may leave again, he reveals that Linda is pregnant and swears her to secrecy.
Later, Shirley manages to convince an angry Dean to come to the Vic for drinks. The salon owner is annoyed that his chances of a life away from Walford with Buster and Shirley has been scuppered and ends up coming to blows with Mick.
Dean is also annoyed that Shirley constantly sides with Mick, but as Shirley tries to pacify Dean, she ends up revealing that Linda is pregnant. Just how will Dean take the news? And is he the father of Linda’s unborn baby?