EastEnders danger for Jean Slater in Southend scenes

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EastEnders danger for Jean Slater in Southend scenes

EastEnders spoilers follow.

EastEnders' Jean Slater will find herself in danger next week when she heads to the seaside alone.

Cast and crew from the BBC soap filmed on location in Southend for the worrying development for Jean, who is currently experiencing a manic episode.

As Jean perseveres with her wedding planning, Harvey is furious when he realises how much she has spent and insists that he wants to focus on finding a flat in Southend first.

Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron

After asking Jean to cancel everything, Harvey confides in Mitch and Rocky, unaware Jean has received her extravagant wedding dress.

Harvey ends up letting Jean keep the dress after all, but Stacey has had enough and decides she needs to intervene, following talks with Martin and Shirley.

Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron

She marches over to the cab office and pleads with Harvey not to move away with Jean.

Unfortunately, Harvey's attention is soon diverted when he gets a terrifying phone call – Aaron has been seriously injured and is in hospital.

Seeing the state he is in, Stacey supports Harvey at the hospital. As they talk, Stacey realises that Jean has been a distraction for Harvey and tries to make him see this too, begging him not to marry Jean.

Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron

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Following his conversation with Stacey, Harvey is stunned by Jean’s nonchalant attitude when he tells her that Aaron's life is hanging in the balance. He's even more taken aback when he sees her over the top wedding dress.

With Harvey starting to realise Jean might be unwell after all, he tells her they need to slow things down – Aaron is his focus at the moment.

Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron

Furious, Jean reluctantly moves back in with the Slaters, but is still determined to get her happily ever after.

As the situation spirals further out of hand, Stacey is alarmed to hear that Billy spotted Jean in her wedding dress, claiming she's getting married today.

Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron

When Stacey is unable to locate her, she enlists Martin's help in tracking her down. After talking to Harvey, they realise Jean has gone to Southend. While there, Jean enjoys the sights of Southend in her wedding dress and also goes to a local funfair.

Stacey and Martin arrive and manage to track down Jean, but are horrified to see her walking towards the water.

Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron

Stacey runs after her and carefully tries to encourage Jean away from the water.

Reality then starts to set in for Jean that she's unwell, but she still resists Stacey’s help. Can Stacey bring her to safety and get her the support she needs?

Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Photo credit: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron

EastEnders airs these scenes on Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28 at 7.30pm on BBC One.

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If you've been affected by the issues raised in this story, organisations who can offer support include Samaritans on 116 123 (www.samaritans.org) or Mind on 0300 123 3393 (www.mind.org.uk). Readers in the US are encouraged to visit mentalhealth.gov.

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