EastEnders spoilers: next week’s episodes in 60 seconds

17-21 November: Stan is terminally ill, while Shirley is tracked down by Mick and Dean

It’s a week focused on the Carters, which kicks off with the news being broken at Lee’s 22nd birthday party that Stan (Timothy West) has terminal cancer. Mick (Danny Dyer) and Dean (Matt Di Angelo) try to track Shirley down and take her back to the Square – but does she want to go? And who is the mystery man that she’s seen embracing?

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In other news, Johnny (Sam Strike) is bemused when Ben (Harry Reid) and Abi (Lorna Fitzgerald) make it clear that they’re in a relationship. Lots of mixed messages being sent out there…

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Watch below for a 60-second rundown as RadioTimes.com’s soaps expert David Brown guides you through all the upcoming drama in Albert Square.