The reappearance of Dean Wicks (Matt Di Angelo) and Buster Briggs (Karl Howman) certainly stunned the Carter family during the Good Friday episode of EastEnders. But their shock comeback is just the start of the drama.
Monday’s episode of the BBC1 soap sees Stan’s (Timothy West) condition continuing to deteriorate, a state of affairs that causes further tension between Mick and Shirley because he is so desperate to see Dean.
In the end, Stan’s wish is granted and a shaken Dean visits his grandfather. However, the reunion is short-lived as a livid Mick (Danny Dyer) arrives and forcefully sends Dean on his way.
Buster, meanwhile, makes his presence felt when he tells Shirley (Linda Henry) that he wants to move to Greece and start a new life with both her and Dean. Shirley agrees, but after she bumps into Phil, she starts to wonder whether she’s made the right decision.
Concerned about her family, Shirley ends up taking matters into her own hands…with dramatic consequences.
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