Shirley (Linda Henry) is to leave her family shocked and surprised in next week’s EastEnders when she comes up with a radical plan to help solve their money worries.
The cash-strapped Carters have been seen struggling for months now and a new disaster at the Queen Vic will only increase tensions further.
Now, with Johnny having used his own student loan to try to sort out the mess, Shirley decides that things cannot go on the way they have been.
After discussing her options with new bar manager Woody (Lee Ryan), Shirley finds herself in an unthinkable situation when she realises what she must do.
But can Shirley’s nearest and dearest get her to change her mind before it’s too late?
You can watch a 60-second rundown of next week’s episodes of EastEnders below.
And visit our dedicated EastEnders page for all the latest news, interviews and spoilers.