Shabnam Masood’s birthday isn’t exactly a bundle of laughs; in fact, it triggers an emotional meltdown which leads to a shock revelation in EastEnders.

On the day of her birthday, Shabs learns she’s being made redundant. After a showdown with her father, Mas, about an inheritance she kept to herself, she seeks comfort in the company of Kush… and the pair spend the night together.

Later, when she thinks he’s blurted out to Stacey about their night together, she makes a terrible confession to Stace.

Watch the preview of this and other big storylines in EastEnders, above.