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Johnny Carter returns to EastEnders

But he's shocked and upset to discover the traumatic events his family has been through while he's been away.… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

It's not a happy homecoming when Johnny Carter returns to Albert Square

But he's shocked and upset to discover the traumatic events his family has been through while he's been away.…

But he's shocked and upset to discover the traumatic events his family has been through while he's been away.… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

But he's shocked and upset to discover the traumatic events his family has been through while he's been away.…

After all the drama with Ollie, Linda's feeling down in the dumps so Mick and Sharon come up with an idea to cheer her up. Will hosting a karaoke night do the trick?

After all the drama with Ollie, Linda's feeling down in the dumps so Mick and Sharon come up with an idea to cheer her up. Will hosting a karaoke night do the trick? (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

After all the drama with Ollie, Linda's feeling down in the dumps so Mick and Sharon come up with an idea to cheer her up. Will hosting a karaoke night do the trick?

If the karaoke night doesn't lift Linda out of the doldrums, Mick has an idea that's sure to put a smile on his wife's face, so he makes a call…

If the karaoke night doesn't lift Linda out of the doldrums, Mick has an idea that's sure to put a smile on his wife's face, so he makes a call… (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

If the karaoke night doesn't lift Linda out of the doldrums, Mick has an idea that's sure to put a smile on his wife's face, so he makes a call…

The karaoke night doesn't get off to a good start when Ben and Abi cause a scene, but it improves when, to Linda's delight, Johnny makes a surprise return…

The karaoke night doesn't get off to a good start when Ben and Abi cause a scene, but it improves when, to Linda's delight, Johnny makes a surprise return… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

The karaoke night doesn't get off to a good start when Ben and Abi cause a scene, but it improves when, to Linda's delight, Johnny makes a surprise return…

After Johnny steps into the karaoke spotlight to sing a favourite song, he soon begins to notice that all is not well chez Carter…

After Johnny steps into the karaoke spotlight to sing a favourite song, he soon begins to notice that all is not well chez Carter… (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

After Johnny steps into the karaoke spotlight to sing a favourite song, he soon begins to notice that all is not well chez Carter…

Although she's thrilled to be reunited with her son, Linda's on edge because she still hasn't told him about what happened with Dean, so Mick encourages her to tell him

Although she's thrilled to be reunited with her son, Linda's on edge because she still hasn't told him about what happened with Dean, so Mick encourages her to tell him (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Although she's thrilled to be reunited with her son, Linda's on edge because she still hasn't told him about what happened with Dean, so Mick encourages her to tell him

After Johnny tells his mum that he's split up with his boyfriend Gianluca, Linda realises he needs to know the truth and tells him that she was raped by Dean…

After Johnny tells his mum that he's split up with his boyfriend Gianluca, Linda realises he needs to know the truth and tells him that she was raped by Dean… (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

After Johnny tells his mum that he's split up with his boyfriend Gianluca, Linda realises he needs to know the truth and tells him that she was raped by Dean…

Johnny struggles to come terms with everything he's missed, and a chat with his gran Shirley makes him realise how much his family has been keeping from him…

Johnny struggles to come terms with everything he's missed, and a chat with his gran Shirley makes him realise how much his family has been keeping from him… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

Johnny struggles to come terms with everything he's missed, and a chat with his gran Shirley makes him realise how much his family has been keeping from him…

Things aren't helped when Nancy fills her brother in about her recent dramas involving baby Ollie and dad Mick…

Things aren't helped when Nancy fills her brother in about her recent dramas involving baby Ollie and dad Mick… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

Things aren't helped when Nancy fills her brother in about her recent dramas involving baby Ollie and dad Mick…

It all becomes too much for Johnny and when he finds himself alone he ends up breaking down…

It all becomes too much for Johnny and when he finds himself alone he ends up breaking down… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

It all becomes too much for Johnny and when he finds himself alone he ends up breaking down…

Despite his heartache, Johnny paints on a smile when Mick gathers the Carter clan for a family photo…

Despite his heartache, Johnny paints on a smile when Mick gathers the Carter clan for a family photo… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

Despite his heartache, Johnny paints on a smile when Mick gathers the Carter clan for a family photo…

They say the camera never lies but while the Carters may look like a happy family, things are still fraught between certain members of the family…

They say the camera never lies but while the Carters may look like a happy family, things are still fraught between certain members of the family… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

They say the camera never lies but while the Carters may look like a happy family, things are still fraught between certain members of the family…

Later, Johnny finally snaps and blames his dad for everything that's happened! Watch this story unfold on BBC1 from Monday, April 11

Later, Johnny finally snaps and blames his dad for everything that's happened! Watch this story unfold on BBC1 from Monday, April 11 (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

Later, Johnny finally snaps and blames his dad for everything that's happened! Watch this story unfold on BBC1 from Monday, April 11