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It's The Day of Sylvie's Funeral, Will Shirley Attend?

Shirley Carter confides in Rev Irene Mills in Eastenders.
Can Rev Irene Mills help Shirley deal with her painful childhood and find forgiveness for her abusive mother?

As Tina Carter prepares to bury her mother, her sister Shirley wrangles with her emotions. Can she bring herself to go to the funeral of the woman who inflicted so much misery on her life?

It's Sylvie's funeral. After her battle with dementia and a horrific death, her burial will come as a relief to the Carters, especially Tina, who has tried her best to care for her ailing mother. For Shirley, however, the day raises memories of a childhood marred by abuse. Can she find it in herself to forgive Sylvie and bury those demons along with the coffin?

Can Rev Irene Mills help Shirley deal with her painful childhood and find forgiveness for her abusive mother?

Can Rev Irene Mills help Shirley deal with her painful childhood and find forgiveness for her abusive mother?

Shirley Carter confides in Rev Irene Mills in Eastenders.

Can Rev Irene Mills help Shirley deal with her painful childhood and find forgiveness for her abusive mother?

Can Rev Irene Mills help Shirley deal with her painful childhood and find forgiveness for her abusive mother?

Rev Irene Mills visits Shirley Carter in Eastenders.

Shirley leaves the meeting with Rev Mills with a stack of reading material, including the Holy Bible. Will it take a miracle to get Shirley to her mother's funeral...

Shirley leaves the meeting with Rev Mills with a stack of reading material, including the Holy Bible. Will it take a miracle to get Shirley to her mother's funeral...

Tina Carter prepares herself with Whitney Carter and Johnny Carter for Sylvie Carter's funeral in Eastenders.

Rev Stevens greets Tina and Sylvie's grandchildren Johnny and Whitney, who arrive to pay their last respects...

Rev Stevens greets Tina and Sylvie's grandchildren Johnny and Whitney, who arrive to pay their last respects...

Tina Carter prepares herself for Sylvie Carter's funeral in Eastenders.

A bereaved Tina keeps her emotions in check. Will sister Shirley turn up before the funeral's over?

A bereaved Tina keeps her emotions in check. Will sister Shirley turn up before the funeral's over?

Tina Carter at Sylvie Carter's funeral with Whitney Carter and Rev Stevens in Eastenders.

Tina tries not to look behind her to see if her Shirley has arrived. Will she get there before Rev Stevens gets to the committal?

Tina tries not to look behind her to see if her Shirley has arrived. Will she get there before Rev Stevens gets to the committal?