EastEnders: Jack takes drastic action – and leaves Max shocked!

To what lengths will Jack go to keep young Matthew?


Jack Branning (Scott Maslen) looks set to go to extremes in next week’s episodes of EastEnders as he fights to retain custody of young Matthew. But will he scupper Max’s plan to part him from the child?


The upcoming plot twist comes after Charlie reveals that he’s notified social services of his desire to apply for residency of Matthew.

Stacey will then try to make Jack see the reality of the situation, but her words fall on deaf ears. In the face of mounting pressure, Jack takes drastic action to secure the future of Ronnie’s son.


Scenes to be shown on Thursday 1 June than see Max working out what Jack is up to and trying to reason with his brother, unaware that Ricky and Amy are listening on their conversation.

But Jack looks set to get a shock of his own when there’s an unexpected arrival on the Square. What does this mystery newcomer have to say to the beleaguered Jack?

You can watch a 60-second rundown of next week’s episodes of EastEnders below.


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