EastEnders spoilers: Mick Carter is out for revenge!

Mick wants pay back for his suffering, Kim and Karen vie to get the top spot, and Stacey shares her concerns about Jean with Max.

Mick Carter is back in the Square and the Carter family are over-the-moon to have him home with them once more. But Mick’s prison stint and Stuart’s dangerous and twisted game has left Mick scarred. Now he’s back in The Vic, instead of concentrating on his marriage to Linda, Mick instead has darker things on his mind. And he wants revenge…

EastEnders Kim Fox Hubbard and Karen Taylor at choir practice

Kim and Karen vie to get a solo spot at choir practice

The choir may have missed out on the official competition but it hasn’t stopped the singers getting competitive! Kim and Karen are both determined to be picked to do a solo at the carol concert and they bid to out-do each other. Jean can’t take the pressure and she makes a snap decision. Could Karen and Kim have scuppered BOTH their chances?

EastEnders Stacey Fowler talks to Max Branning

Stacey tells Max that she’s worried about Jean.

Meanwhile, at the Slaters’ house Jean is getting frustrated with the continual chaos and she goes on a huge cleaning binge. However, things go awry as Jean has accidentally chucked her medication in the bin. The Slaters are worried about Jean’s state-of-mind as she’s clearly agitated.

Little do they know that it’s the pressure of keeping Hayley’s baby secret along with running the choir that is getting to her. Concerned that Jean may be having a manic episode Stacey shares her concerns with Max, knowing he’ll understand. When she later makes a worrying discovery, Stacey thinks her worst fears have been confirmed…

EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Monday