EastEnders fans are in for a dramatic mix of birth, death and destruction this Christmas with the lives of Albert Square regulars at risk throughout the festive season.
The big Christmas Day episode will see the Mitchells and the Beales spending the 25th of December together, but events are to take a sinister turn as tensions increase.
While Jane and Ian remain desperate to protect killer Bobby’s secret, Sharon is equally determined to keep her own family safe. But as the adults argue, little do they know that hostilities between Bobby and Dennis are also escalating. By the end of the day, lives are left hanging in the balance…
The Mitchells are also embroiled in its feud with the Hubbard clan and both families will be seen going to extreme measures to protect those they love. But as the animosity reaches a dramatic climax, someone’s caught in the crossfire – will they live to tell the tale? From the look of Vincent, we’re expecting car-related carnage!
Elsewhere, Stacey finally unlocks the mystery to the key, but now that Kush knows he’s the father of her baby, can she convince him not to tear her happy family apart? As the pressure builds, Stacey desperately tries to keep her secret from an oblivious Martin and Shabnam – but when her waters break at the nativity, will the truth finally out?
And with New Year approaching, Mick and Linda head towards their wedding day. But with this being an EastEnders nuptials, something very big is bound to go wrong. And, on this occasion, it comes in the form of Dean.
With everyone now knowing the truth about Dean, the Carters are reunited as he is finally ejected from the family. However, fuelled by rage, Dean returns wanting revenge, plunging them all into mortal danger…will Linda and Mick get to say ‘I do’?
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