Mick Carter collapses at a football match, Habiba Ahmed has food for thought about her affair and Iqra Ahmed makes Bobby Beale an offer...
Mick Carter heads out for a run in EastEnders but he’s soon struggling. Teenager Bex Fowler sees him in trouble and gives him a few tips on his running technique. At the café, however, Bex is concerned to see that Mick is in pain.
When Stuart Highway tries talking to Mick he quickly shuts down the conversation. Later, Mick heads out to referee at a football match. When one of the kids is injured, the opposition erupt at Mick. Out of the blue, Mick collapses, much to everyone’s horror. Is he going to be okay?
Iqra Ahmed is suspicious when her sister Habiba claims she’s unwell. When she catches Habiba with her secret lover Adam Bateman she is frustrated. Adam makes a quick exit and Habiba rushes after him.
When Lola Pearce confronts Habiba about what she’s up to, the pair have a stand off but Lola gives her food for though. When Mariam later forgets some shopping, Habiba offers to pop out again for her. As she sees Adam she sets a trap…
Bobby Beale ends up leaving his bag at home when he makes a quick exit to avoid having to look after an injured Rainie Branning. At Walford East, Bobby defends waitress Iqra when she has trouble with a difficult customer. Iqra decides to broach a tricky subject with Bobby, revealing she knows that he’s exploring Islam. She encourages him to be honest with his family and she suggests that he come to the Ahmeds’ house to celebrate Eid.
Also, Chantelle Atkins panics to see her image on Whitney Dean’s social media site, as she knows husband Gray Atkins will disapprove.
EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Monday at 8.00 pm
Rachel is a soaps and TV writer for WhatToWatch.com, soaps podcaster and resident soap expert for UK TV listings magazines What's On TV and TV Times. After graduating with an art and design degree from Birmingham City University, she found her true calling in all things soap and has been writing about them for magazines and websites for over 20 years. A self-confessed soap addict, she's always had a great love of all the UK and Aussie soaps and owns everything from a Neighbours 1990 Annual to a DVD box set of classic Corrie episodes to prove it.
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