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Whitney Carter returns to EastEnders – and she’s engaged!

Mick Carter is taken aback when Whitney pulls out a ring and announces her engagement. But who is the lucky man? And isn't she still married to Lee?

How will Mick Carter react when Whitney arrives back in Walford with shock news?

Last seen in May tearfully fleeing the Square after her second kiss with Mick, Whitney Carter is back in EastEnders with bombshell news – she’s got engaged!

The revelation sends the locals reeling, especially Mick. But who is Whitney going to marry?

Mick Carter is taken aback when Whitney pulls out a ring and announces her engagement. But who is the lucky man? And isn't she still married to Lee?

Mick Carter is taken aback when Whitney pulls out a ring and announces her engagement. But who is the lucky man? And isn't she still married to Lee?

Her return has taken everyone by surprise, but she’s soon back behind the bar of The Vic helping out Mick

Her return has taken everyone by surprise, but she’s soon back behind the bar of The Vic helping out Mick

Her return has taken everyone by surprise, but she’s soon back behind the bar of The Vic helping out Mick

As Whitney unpacks her things, it’s clear she intends to stay around, and an engagement party is planned at The Vic

As Whitney unpacks her things, it’s clear she intends to stay around, and an engagement party is planned at The Vic

As Whitney unpacks her things, it’s clear she intends to stay around, and an engagement party is planned at The Vic

Shirley for one isn't happy Whitney's back AND in The Vic. She confronts her, but Whit stands her ground.

Shirley for one isn't happy Whitney's back AND in The Vic. She confronts her, but Whit stands her ground.

Shirley for one isn't happy Whitney's back AND in The Vic. She confronts her, but Whit stands her ground.

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Later Mick and Whitney have a heart to heart. How will he respond to having her fiancé on his doorstep? Especially when it's ex barman Woody! Find out by watching EastEnders from Monday, July 31

Later Mick and Whitney have a heart to heart. How will he respond to having her fiancé on his doorstep? Especially when it's ex barman Woody! Find out by watching EastEnders from Monday, July 31

Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 


An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.