Sam Mitchell’s return in Walford has been alternately welcome, wayward and woeful, but next week EastEnders fans may be about to see the back of her.

After Ricky learns about Sam’s infidelity with Jack Branning there’s a major showdown, sparked by Bianca. But just as Ricky’s anger starts to diminish, Archie waves some notes in front of her and pays her to do a runner.

Get the lowdown on that storyline, plus how Roy ends up fighting for his life in a canal in Coronation Street, how Darren loses control over little Tom in Hollyoaks and whether Charity chooses love over cash in Emmerdale…