Pam meets with Simon’s mother!

EastEnders Pam Coker Kathy Beale
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Will Pam put the court case in jeopardy with her rash decision in EastEnders?

Honey is nervous about Pam visiting Simon’s mum, trying to convince her not to go. When Kathy realises what a determined Pam is up to, she insists on going with her. Pam and Kathy are left waiting, but Diane finally arrives at the cafe.

Pam and Diane have a heart-to-heart about Paul and Simon’s childhoods. Will Diane relent and speak to her son?

Jane pleads with Ian, telling him she just wants them to be a normal couple. Unwilling to discuss it, Ian instead walks out. After a conversation with Billy about the difficulties of being Jane’s carer, Ian has food for thought. Will it be enough to sort out his marriage?

Carmel tells a surprised Donna that she’s not ready to have a new man in her life.


Rachel Lucas
Forward Planning Deputy Manager

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.