Returning home she finds the gobby grandma sitting on her sofa who blurts out a devastating bombshell – Kat is dead… Except of course she isn’t, as Jessie Wallace returns to the show next week so the leopard print-loving Walford legend is very much alive and well. So why is Big Mo saying she’s kicked the bucket?
Watch the trailer teasing the return of the Slaters, Kat’s ‘wake’ in the Queen Vic and a sneaky glimpse of the lady herself below.
Laila Morse makes her EastEnders comeback as booming Big Mo on Friday 16 March at 8pm on BBC1.
Watch a 60-second rundown of next week’s episodes of EastEnders below.
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