Get ready to redraw the Mitchell family tree – the secret of Michelle’s son with Grant has finally been revealed!
Tonight’s episode of EastEnders saw Phil find a letter in Sharon’s handbag that revealed all about the long-hidden Mitchell offspring.
The note – that Michelle had written to Peggy – gave details of the child that Michelle has had with Grant. But with Phil having now confronted Sharon about his findings, the big question now is whether the paternity bombshell will reach Grant’s ears.
Long-time EastEnders viewers know that, prior to her leaving Walford in 1995, Michelle slept with Grant, later revealing to her brother Mark that she was pregnant with Grant’s child.
After moving to Alabama, it was eventually revealed that Michelle had given birth to her son, Mark Fowler Jnr. So are we finally going to meet the now 20-year-old son of Grant and Michelle?
Speaking back in May, then executive producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins told Radio Times that he’d been unable to persuade actress Susan Tully to return to EastEnders, but that Michelle’s baby bombshell was a storyline that he wanted to explore:
“Michelle carries the one unexploded secret – the child. But there are ways around that! So, yes, it was one of my original ideas – bringing Michelle in and the secrets she brings. I love secrets.”
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