EastEnders spoilers: BOMBSHELL! Linda Carter makes a shock discovery

Week 4 EastEnders Monday Linda Carter
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EastEnders spoilers - Linda Carter spends time with Frankie Lewis and meets family member Jed. But there's a BIG shock in store...

Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) spends time with Frankie Lewis (Rose Ayling-Ellis) in tonight’s episode of EastEnders on at 8.05pm (See our TV Guide for full listings) but what family secrets is Linda about to unearth?

When Frankie goes to the crematorium for the anniversary of her little brother Harry’s death she introduces Linda to Harry’s brother, Jed (James Backway).

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Linda Carter spends time with Mick's daughter, Frankie Lewis (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Jed explains that Harry’s dad never had anything to do with him but alarm bells start ringing for Linda. With her interest piqued, Linda asks if she can tag along with them to the crematorium and Frankie agrees.

Week 4 EastEnders Monday Linda Carter, Frankie Lewis and Jed

Frankie introduces Linda to Jed, Harry's brother (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Afterwards Linda probes Jed about Harry’s father but Jed’s not happy and storms off. As Frankie and Linda follow, a furious Jed suddenly turns on Frankie. Is Linda about to find out the truth about Jed’s relationship to Harry?

Elsewhere, Lexi is unwell at school and Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) asks his boyfriend, Callum Highway (Tony Clay) if he can help  out and collect Lexi. However Callum is told he can’t take her home as he isn’t on the approved list.

Week 4 EastEnders Monday Ben Mitchell

Ben Mitchell asks Callum if he can collect Lexi for him but there's a problem.... (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Ben later asks  Lexi's mum Lola (Danielle Harold) to add Callum to the official list but she refuses telling Ben that until Callum is family he's not going on the list.

Week 4 EastEnders Ben Mitchell and Callum Highway

Callum finds out he doesn't have official permission to pick up Lexi as he's not family (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

An idea starts to form in Ben’s head and he tells Callum they should pop to the registry office to make things official!  However Callum is unimpressed with the suggestion thinking Ben only wants to tie the knot to make life easier .

Later, when Ben tells Lola what's happened with Callum, she gives him some relationship advice but will Ben take it?

Week 4 EastEnders Monday Denise Fox

Denise doesn't want Chelsea having contact with her killer father Lucas (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Meanwhile, Denise Fox (Diane Parish) makes sure her daughter Chelsea (Zaraah Abrahams) hasn’t been in touch with her serial killer father, Lucas (Don Gilet).

Week 4 EastEnders Monday Chelsea Fox

What exactly is Chelsea Fox up to? (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Chelsea insists she hasn’t but tells her mum that Lucas is a changed man. Denise proudly talks to her sister Kim, (Tameka Empson) about how Chelsea is a success, despite not understanding what she really does for a living.

Week 4 EastEnders Monday Kim Fox and Denise Fox

Denise tells sister Kim how proud she is of Chelsea (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Meanwhile Chelsea is surprised to see Caleb Malone (Ben Freeman) who questions her about their plan, warning her of the consequences if things should start to go wrong!

Week 4 EastEnders Monday Chelsea Fox and Caleb Malone

Chelsea with Caleb Malone (Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Week 4 EastEnders Monday Chelsea Fox and Caleb Malone

(Image credit: BBC/Jack Barnes)

Plus Kathy Beale (Gillian Taylforth) is worried when she can’t find her sick son Ian, (Adam Woodyatt) and soon heads off to question Sharon (Letitia Dean). How will Sharon, who has been planning to poison Ian to death, account for his absence and what exactly HAS happened to Ian?

EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Tuesday at 7.30pm 

Tess Lamacraft
Senior Writer for What's On TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite week, Whattowatch.com

Tess is a senior writer for What’s On TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite and WhattoWatch.com She's been writing about TV for over 25 years and worked on some of the UK’s biggest and best-selling publications including the Daily Mirror where she was assistant editor on the weekend TV magazine, The Look, and Closer magazine where she was TV editor. She has freelanced for a whole range of websites and publications including We Love TV, The Sun’s TV Mag, Woman, Woman’s Own, Fabulous, Good Living, Prima and Woman and Home.