In order to get the mobile, Fraser tells Mick that he needs a favour and, feeling that he has little choice about the matter, Mick does as he’s told. However, he’s later left horrified when he realises the ramifications of his actions.
By the end of this evening’s instalment, Mick’s association with Fraser has turned decidedly sour, with the imprisoned publican left fearing for his life…
Actor Joseph Alessi, who plays Fraser, made his television debut back in 1992, when he made a guest appearance in an episode of Minder. Since then, he’s featured in such other dramas as In a Land of Plenty, Holby City and Mr Selfridge.
His big screen credits include roles in Chaplin, London Kills Me and 2001’s Bridget Jones’ Diary.
More recently, he’s been on stage at London’s Lyric Hammersmith as Alan in a production of Fatherland, a role that he first took on in 2017 at Manchester’s Royal Exchange.
Prior to this, he appeared in stagings of The Wind in the Willows at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, as well as Julius Caesar and The Tempest for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Visit our dedicated EastEnders page for all the latest news, interviews and spoilers.
Sign up to the Radio Times newsletter for the latest TV and entertainment news