The simmering tension between Derek Branning and his son, Joey, boils over again next week
They fall out after Joey decides to help Lucy resolve her money worries
Joey asks his dad for £500 but, instead of handing over the sum, Derek offers him £50 for each drink he has with him
During the drinking challenge, Derek tries to bond with his son, taking him on a drunken trip down memory lane
But it’s Joey who wins out in the end – because he has been sneakily drinking water all the time!
Back at the café, Lucy is thrilled when Joey hands over the money
Knowing he has been conned, Derek suddenly bursts in, warning his son that he’ll pay for what he did!
Later, Alice invites her brother to lunch in the hope that she can reconcile him with Derek. But Joey turns down the offer
Lauren, however, manages to persuade Joey to have lunch at hers
Disappointed to find Alice and Derek there, Joey finds himself starting to bond with his dad as they help prepare the meal
But an innocent remark from Alice soon has the pair at each other’s throats! Is Joey about to turn his back on his dad for good? Watch EastEnders from Monday, 23 July