Back when Phil Mitchell found out that his son Ben was dating Abi Branning, we saw the merest hint of a smile play around his lips. Which is, of course, the closest Phil gets to ever being ecstatic about his lot in life.
So just imagine how he reacts when he catches his boy with illicit lover Paul Coker, who Ben has been secretly seeing these past few months.
Phil’s discovery comes just as he fails yet again to get his marriage back on track after Sharon finds out that he’s been lying to her once again. Honestly, that woman has packed her bags so many times that it’s a wonder she bothers with a wardrobe and coat hangers.
So with his plans to take Sharon away on holiday threatening to be scuppered, an angry Phil decides to take some time out at the car lot, only to find Ben and Paul in a state of undress. Something tells us he’s not going to be all that pleased about what’s been going on. The words ‘Christian Clarke’ and ‘baseball bat’ spring to mind…
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