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  1. Photo spoilers: Who's been framed?

    Thursday 17 April 2014, 14:00

     EastEnders News Team EastEnders News Team

    Their secret's out. Max confronts Lucy about a picture someone has taken of them. But the question is... by who?

    Lucy and Max

    Here's what Hetti had to say about the scene..."As soon as Max tells her she is shocked - and there's 101 things going round in her head. Who is going to find out? What is going to happen? But there are so many things going on in her head at this point that even though that's such a big shock and is such a big worry, it gets side-tracked because it's one thing on top of the other. Things are constantly happening."

    You can watch the confrontation on BBC One from 7.30pm tonight.

  2. Plotting and filming Lucy's death

    Thursday 17 April 2014, 00:01

     EastEnders News Team EastEnders News Team

    At a press conference to launch the major Lucy Beale storyline kicking off this Friday, Executive Producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins was joined by key cast members to exclusively unveil his master plan for the next phase of the show - as well as to announce some exciting news about one character in particular.

    “There are going to be a lot of twists and turns,” Dominic revealed. “We're going to use the story to find out a lot about every single character on The Square - and we find out a lot more about Lucy after she died.

    “It’s all based on truth and reality and grief,” he added. “ When we first talked about the story, we talked about Lucy dying, the body being found on the common and the story being about grief at first… and slowly, slowly getting closer until the focus suddenly comes to The Square. And Ian and the rest of the family realise that the killer is... a monster. When the killer is revealed, we don’t want everyone to go ‘Oh, that was clever, I never would’ve guessed that.’ We want everyone to go ‘Oooh, that makes sense,’ and “Oh my god, that’s upsetting - and very clever.”

    “I think we’re doing it differently,” Dominic admitted...

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  3. Photo spoiler: A 'friend' in need

    Thursday 17 April 2014, 00:01

     EastEnders News Team EastEnders News Team

    Here's something we never thought we'd see. Sharon drags Phil to see a grieving Ian, despite the fact that the two men have hated each other for all of time.

    When Sharon can't find the words to help her old friend, Phil steps in and offers him comfort and a hug. Good man.

    Ian and Phil Phil and Ian

    "Working with Steve is brilliant," revealed Adam Woodyatt. "This brings a new dimension to Ian and Phil. I don’t think they’re going to be bosom buddies, but there’s a bit of understanding between the pair of them."

    "Grief changes people and changes people's relationships," added Executive Producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins. "One of the most powerful things is how it's going to change Ian and Phil's relationship, because Ian and Phil are the biggest enemies in the world and Phil Mitchell hugs Ian Beale, a crying Ian Beale, and starts to cry himself."

    You can see this scene on Friday 25th April.

  4. Photo spoiler: The final curtain

    Tuesday 15 April 2014, 00:01

     EastEnders News Team EastEnders News Team

    A disbelieving Ian goes to see Lucy's body. As the truth hits home, how will he react to the massive shock - and who will he turn to?

    Ian

    Meanwhile, Denise tells Shabnam that she's decided to end her relationship with Ian. But her timing couldn't be worse. Surely she'll stick around in his hour of need?

    Denise and Shabnam

    Old friends are the best friends. Peter and Lauren try to get their heads around the fact that Lucy's gone... forever.

    Lucy and Peter

    Nancy overhears Lee talking to the police and wonders what he's not telling them. Will the truth come out?

    The Carters

    It's a life-changing week for the residents of Albert...

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  5. Photo spoiler: Head over heels

    Sunday 13 April 2014, 00:01

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    A furious Lucy goes to see Max when Ian fails to show any interest in her business. Unfortunatley, Max sides with Ian (not a good move), the pair have little tussle - and Lucy falls and bangs her head.

    Will Max be able to make it up to her?

    Lucy and Max Lucy Max and Lucy

    There will be more unmissable spoilers pics from the week commencing 21st April this Tuesday!

     

     

  6. Photo spoiler: Lola takes a knock

    Friday 11 April 2014, 00:00

     EastEnders News Team EastEnders News Team

    A shaken Ronnie jumps out of her car to find Lola lying motionless on the floor. Jay runs over to help, but will she be okay? And what on Earth happened!?

    Lola.jpg Lola and Jay.jpg

    This episode can be seen on Friday 11th April.

     

  7. Hetti Bywater's thoughts on Lucy's exit!

    Wednesday 9 April 2014, 10:21

    Katy R Katy R EastEnders Blog Team

    Lucy's final scenes are fast approaching, and Hetti Bywater has been sharing her thoughts on what this means for the Beales - and indeed all of Walford's residents.

    There are some eventful episodes in the lead up to Lucy's death, and some powerful scenes for Hetti. How does she feel about the storyline and how it plays out?

    We find out...

    Why does Lucy take a chance on Lee?

    Because she feels that everyone in her life lies to her and they can't be trusted. She has a lot of trust issues with her friends, obviously with everything that's going on with Max, and her family, she's not getting on with anyone...

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  8. Bye bye Bianca

    Tuesday 8 April 2014, 22:44

     EastEnders News Team EastEnders News Team

    Patsy Palmer is set to wave goodbye to Walford later this year, as the legendary Bianca Butcher prepares to bow out from EastEnders.

      Bianca

    “We are so sad that Patsy has decided to leave us, but completely understand that it’s the right time for her,” EastEnders’ Executive Producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins told us.

    “Bianca won’t be leaving Albert Square until the Autumn, so there’s still a lot more to come from her on screen this year – and the door will be left wide open for her return. We won’t be getting rid of Bianca’s puffa jacket just yet.”

    “Patsy is really sad to be...

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  9. On location: Lucy's funeral

    Tuesday 8 April 2014, 00:02

     EastEnders News Team EastEnders News Team

    Filming took place on Monday for Lucy Beale's funeral. Her family and friends gathered at the church to say their goodbyes, including Christian, who came to pay his respects and support his sister, Jane.

    Ian, Peter, Cindy Jnr., Christian and Bobby Ian, Peter, Cindy Jnr., Christian and Bobby Jacqueline Jossa and Ben Hardy Nitin Gantra and Rakhee Thakrar Adam Woodyatt, Ben Hardy and John Partridge

    This episode can be seen on BBC One in May.

  10. Photo spoiler: Picture perfect?

    Tuesday 8 April 2014, 00:01

    Katy R Katy R EastEnders Blog Team

    Ah, it's like looking at The Waltons. The Beales get together for a cheesy family snap, but a certain someone appears to have been, well, left out of the picture.

    The Beales

    Inside The Vic, Mick tries to find out who's airing their dirty laundry - literally. It turns out to be Stan. Mick gently quizzes him to find out what's going on, but Stan isn't really one for a heart-to-heart...

    Stan and Mick

    Lee and Lucy have a moment in the restaurant and end up spending the night together, with the cakes. Who finds them enjoying a nearly naked breakfast in the morning?

    Lee and Lucy

    Kat and Bianca confront Alek and demand...

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