EastEnders: Sylvie Carter returns – but not everyone is happy to see her back

Actress Linda Marlowe will reprise the role in next week's episodes of the BBC1 soap


Spiteful Aunt Babe will be left none too pleased next week when old sparring partner Sylvie Carter returns to Albert Square.


As long-time viewers know, Babe and Sylvie warred for the affections of the late Stan Carter back in the day. So expect Babe to be smiling through gritted teeth when the Carters agree to put Sylvie up for the night after she shows up unexpectedly shows up at the Queen Vic.

Upcoming episodes will see Mick and Linda learn that Sylvie has been upsetting the other residents at her care home and that it’ll take four weeks for her to be rehoused. 

A supportive Linda tells Mick that Sylvie can stay with them but realising the impact it could have on her family, they quickly recognise that it will be impossible for them. In the end, Linda turns elsewhere for help – and it’s a reluctant Tina who soon finds herself in an impossible situation.

By the end of the week, Sonia will be getting a shock when she discovers that Sylvie has moved in…

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


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