Kat is in a panic when she realises that she might have accidentally prompted Kush to go for joint custody of Arthur. Knowing how furious Stacey will be, when Kush invites Stacey and Martin round to talk to them about it, Kat enlists Mo’s help. She wants to get them out of the house as quick as possible before Kush can spill the beans. Martin and Stacey turn up and Kush tries to broach the subject. Will Kat be able to stop him?

Ben listens in when he spots Phil talking to Billy about a job he wants him to do for him. Now that Ben knows where Billy is going to be later on, he puts his plan into action to get Billy out of the way. While Billy gets ready to do the job, Honey asks him to collect the kids from school. Ben is alarmed to discover that Will has gone with Billy and he rushes to get to them in time. What is Ben planning and will he be too late to stop Will getting involved?

Jack is planning a night out with Denise and he asks Mel to babysit for him. She soon agrees after realising that with Jack out of the house she can do some snooping. Mel gets into Jack’s laptop and looks for the information she needs. But when Max walks in will she be caught red-handed?

Also, Sonia finds Stuart comforting an upset Bex and is alarmed. A lovesick Bernadette is heartbroken when Tiff plans a date with Keegan. Mick’s romantic plans with Linda are interrupted by Mitch.

EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Friday at 8.00 pm