This episode of EastEnders sees Rainie taking desperate measures for money, Ben throwing punches, and Stacey making a shock discovery about her hubby!
EastEnders’ Max Branning is struggling to hold things together with his granddaughter still missing and he turns up drunk to work. Meanwhile, Rainie Branning is still on the run with little Abi but things have got tricky, as with no money she’s got nowhere to stay.
Rainie messages Stuart Highway hoping he can help her out and he heads off to find her. With Rainie about to go to desperate lengths to get some cash, Stuart arrives in the nick of time to save her.
Phil Mitchell tries talking to son Ben Mitchell about his partying ways. Ben pays his dad no attention and instead pulls another all-nighter. Lola Pearce realises that Ben’s behaviour is getting out of control and she tries to find out what’s up.
Ben finally confesses to Lola about what he’s trying to blot out by going out all the time. Although grateful for Lola’s kind words, when he sees two men sneering at him, he won’t let it lie and goads them into a fight. Is Ben in serious trouble?
Kush Kazemi is frustrated by the on-going feud with his ex Stacey Fowler. For the sake of their son Arthur Fowler he asks Stacey to put the past behind them. When Stacey refuses, her hubby Martin Fowler confesses that he’s already made up with Kush behind her back.
Stacey is fuming and she won’t listen to Martin when he encourages her to make up with her cousin Kat Moon over the Arthur situation. Stacey’s mum Jean Slater and Martin are frustrated when Stacey refuses to entertain the idea.
Also, Karen Taylor has a flirty encounter with the woman she met at Walford’s Pride celebrations. Kathy Beale’s touched when grandson Bobby Beale gives her some advice about her business.
EastEnders continues on BBC1 on Friday at the later time of 8.30 pm