How far will Jack go to ensure Charlie doesn't take his son back to Ireland?
Charlie is back in Walford seemingly intent on having a huge say in the future of his biological son, Matthew, in EastEnders.
While Dot is delighted her grandson is back, Jack – needless to say – isn’t. In the wake of Ronnie’s death, the stepdad has been bringing up the lad as if he was his own flesh and blood, and is likely to do anything to stop Matthew from being taken away from him… Can Dot possibly find a way to resolve the pair’s bitter battle?
Dot takes it upon herself to get Jack and Charlie to sit down and talk in a bid to resolve Matthew’s future
Earlier, it’s scheming Max who steps in to persuade his brother to take part in the discussion
When Charlie turns up at Dot’s for the meeting, she’s horrified to see the extent of his injuries…
He’s recently been beaten up by Max – an assault for which Jack was taken into custody
When Max turns up hoping to sit in on the talks, Dot insists they should involve just her, Charlie and Jack
Will it be possible for the pair to come to an agreement against all the odds?
It seems not, as later, Jack takes drastic action to keep Charlie away from Matthew. But what does he do?
Find out by watching EastEnders on BBC1 from Monday, May 22