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EastEnders: Ruby Allen's attackers Ross and Matt turn up on the Square!

EastEnders Matt Clarkson and Ross Swinden
(Image credit: BBC / Kieron McCarron)

Ruby's plan to lure Ross to the Square is successful, Bex plots to spend time with Kush, and Denise has a business proposition for Patrick.

Ross and Matt turn up on the Square having fallen for Ruby’s secret scheme. Ross unwittingly lets himself into Ruby’s flat. When he finds her waiting for him his is stunned, wanting to know what she’s up to. Confused by Ruby’s behaviour, Ross’s interest is piqued, however, when she says she wants to make him an offer. What deal is Ruby willing to cut with Ross and is she plotting behind the scenes?

Meanwhile, Matt is too uncomfortable to go along to the arrange meeting and he decides to cut his losses and head home. When Martin sees him in Albert Square he’s surprised that he’s there. Matt heads to the Vic with Martin for a drink and he opens up about the situation with Ruby.

Stacey tells Martin she’s happy for him to leave her at home with the kids while he goes out to football practice. Chuffed to have a bit of lads’ time out, Martin arranges to meet up with Kush in the club. When Bex hears that Kush is going to be at the E20 she comes up with a plan to see him. Bex waits for Louise in the club and when Kush comes over to her they reminisce about Shakil.

EastEnders Denise Fox and Kim Fox-Hubbard

Denise tells Kim she wants to run a salon

Kim’s back from Scotland, cheering up Denise, who has had an unsuccessful phone interview for a job. Meanwhile, Patrick finds out that his record collection is worth a fortune! When Kim finds out that Patrick’s soon to be in the money, she encourages Denise to pitch her business idea to him about running a salon. Will Denise follow Kim’s advice?

EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Friday at 8.00pm

Rachel Lucas
Rachel Lucas

Rachel is a soaps and TV writer for, 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.