Photoso of the Mitchell matriarch’s bittersweet return to Albert Square
As Mitchell matriarch Peggy Mitchell returns to the Square, she gets news that knocks her for six...
Earlier, Ronnie Mitchell has a heart to heart with builder Andy. Nothing out of the ordinary so far
But when Peggy suddenly appears on her doorstep, a shocked Ronnie accompanies her aunt to a hospital appointment
Peggy is given devastating news about her cancer by the consultant…
Peggy is told it has spread and she doesn't have long left to live
It was difficult news for Peggy to hear but even harder to break it to her son, Phil, as she confirms her decision to stop treatment
Heartbroken Phil shares the news with Sharon, who tells her ex to fight for his mum
Back at Phil's, Peggy reflects on happier times with her family when a visitor calls round
Her old friend, Dot, appears at the door
Dot senses something is wrong. Will Peggy break the news that she's dying?
When Phil arrives, will he try and change Peggy's mind about stopping the treatment? Or is this Peggy's final farewell? Watch EastEnders on BBC1 from Monday, May 9