There has been no shortage of drama for Denise Fox in EastEnders recently – or for Phil Mitchell.

Denise (Diane Parish) has faced one crisis after another, what with Lucas’s attempted jailbreak and Jordan’s imprisonment. But the latest news that her pregnant daughter Libby is not planning on keeping her baby sends Denise into a spiral… and into the arms of Phil (Steve McFadden).

Phil Mitchell is struggling with his drinking



Phil Mitchell (Jack Barnes/BBC)

 

After lashing out at those closest to her, she soon finds herself alone and drinking in The Albert. On the other side of the bar is Phil, who is also still reeling from his family’s actions and facing his own problems.

At a low ebb, the two find their hatred for each other turning to something more amicable.

EastEnders' Denise and Phil share a kiss



EastEnders’ Denise and Phil share a kiss (BBC)

 

So amicable, in fact, that Phil sneaks Denise back to his – and one thing ‘quickly leads to another’, the BBC has teased.

What will happen next to this unlikely couple?

EastEnders screens at 7.30pm on Tuesday on BBC One.