EastEnders Stacey Fowler warns Ruby off Max, Sharon finds out who's the daddy, and Stuart worries about Rainie's drug use.
EastEnders' Ruby Allen is taken aback when she finds out from new love Max Branning that her best friend Stacey Fowler is unhappy about them dating. Determined to get to the bottom of Stacey’s reticence about the romance, Ruby invites Stacey and her hubby Martin Fowler out on a double date.
Things don’t get off to the best start and Ruby and Stacey struggle to remain civil to each other. Meanwhile, Martin finds it tough to be around Max considering his past with Stacey and he storms home.
Concerned by Stacey’s objection to Max dating Ruby, Martin asks Stacey if she still has feelings for Max. Although Stacey insists that he means nothing to her romantically, Martin tells Stacey he wants proof that she wants their marriage to work…
Sharon Mitchell tries to hide her nervousness from husband Phil Mitchell when the results of her baby’s DNA test arrive. But is Phil or Keanu Taylor the father of her baby?
Meanwhile, Phil thinks Sharon is trying to do too much and he asks son Ben Mitchell to help her run the E20. Not wanting to get involved, Ben begrudgingly heads to the club to look through the paperwork and he makes an intriguing discovery.
The prospect of looking after the club seems more interesting for Ben and he agrees to be there long term. But what is he planning?
Chantelle Atkins is furious with her dad Mitch Baker for punching her hubby Gray Atkins. Too angry to be around him, she refuses to go into work at the salon or make amends.
Gray tries to cheer up Chantelle with a surprise but will it work?
Also, Stuart Highway is concerned when he realises ex-addict Rainie Branning is taking painkillers for her injury.
Keegan Baker helps little sister Bailey Baker with a school project on recycling.
EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Tuesday at 7.30 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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