EastEnders spoilers: Tiffany Butcher breaks Bernadette’s heart – again!

Tiffany can't say no to a persuasive Evie, Mel fears her mission to get Ray has broken, and Phil enjoys a thank you from Kim.

Karen is frustrated when Keegan and Keanu are both down in the dumps and she tries to get them to cheer up. Meanwhile, Bernadette is chuffed when Tiffany arranges to meet her that afternoon. Tiffany later bumps into Evie and it’s not long before she agrees to go to a party with her, forgetting her plans to see Bernadette.

When poor Bernadette is left waiting for Tiffany, she is left heartbroken after realising that Tiffany has stood her up.

Mel throws herself into preparing for her upcoming wedding. She won’t let Ray distract her from her mission to bring him down. Putting the next stage of the plan into action, she meets up with her co-conspirator Maddie. When a nervous Maddie admits she’s having doubts about their plan, Mel is alarmed. Can she convince her to see the plan through to the end? Meanwhile, Ray has a shock request for Phil but Phil sends him packing. After making a mystery phone call, Ray has an ultimatum for Phil…

EastEnders Kim Fox-Hubbard makes a toast

Kim raises a toast for Phil

Kim’s keen to put on Christmas dinner for the family after missing Christmas with the dramatic arrival of her new baby. Denise voices her disapproval when Kim insists on inviting Phil round as a thank you for helping her in her time of need. After initially refusing, a run in with Ray leaves Phil feeling rattled, and he decides to take Dennis and go to Kim’s dinner after all. Phil is touched when Kim gives him a present. Later, Kim makes a decision on a baby name. What will it be?

EastEnders continues on BBC1 on New Year’s Eve