Gray Atkins is left on the edge, Jean Slater is obsessed by Suki Panesar and Lexi Pearce discovers that Jay Mitchell has a plan
Following his suspension from work Gray Atkins is in bits. When his office return his belongings he can’t face telling his client Whitney Dean that he can no longer represent her.
His wife Chantelle Atkins is concerned about his mood and she comforts him. Gray heads to the pub with an ominous warning to Chantelle not to let her family know what has happened with his job. Later, Gray finds out the terrible news that not only has he been pushed aside, his firm have also dropped Whitney’s case. It’s not long before a raging Gray is taking his frustration out on his terrified wife.
Jean Slater insists to a worried Shirley Carter that she’s taking her meds but she won’t drop playing detective to find out if Suki Panesar is lying about having cancer. Jean invites Suki out to a cake sale and tries to catch her out. When Jean later accuses Suki of making up her cancer in front of her kids Kheerat, Jags, Vinny and Ash Panesar, the family are outraged by Jean’s claims. But Kheerat and Ash look uncomfortable and it seems that they have their own suspicions. Will Kheerat confront his mum?
Jay Mitchell is gearing himself up to propose to girlfriend Lola Pearce. He has the engagement ring and is already to get down on one knee as soon as he gets the chance.
Lola’s young daughter Lexi Pearce catches Jay with the ring. Jay tells a happy Lexi that he’s planning to propose but makes her promise to keep it a secret. Nervous that he’s doing the right thing, Jay is giving a confidence boost after talking to Billy Mitchell.
Also, Linda Carter is worried that husband Mick Carter still doesn’t trust her when he checks to see if she really has thrown out her secret stash of booze.
EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Tuesday at 7.30 pm.