An ugly side to Aaron’s personality is emerging, plus the Slaters face the possibility of homelessness. And Whitney makes an alarming discovery about Gray.
It’s all the spoilers you need for the EastEnders week of the 15-19 November 2021.
Aaron grills Bobby about his religion
Anyone get the feeling that Aaron might be hiding a few horrible prejudices? Those already suspecting that he’s a dark character will find further supporting evidence when he tells sister Dana that Bobby won’t be welcome should she decide to bring him to lunch.
But Dana is adamant: either Bobby gets to accompany her or she won’t go. The lunch, though, turns out to be a fractious occasion, with Aaron quizzing Bobby about his Muslim faith.
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Amid the rancour, patriarch Harvey begins to suspect that something isn’t right when Aaron insists on taking out the bins. After investigating, he finds his son’s bloodied shirt but when he demands answers, Aaron tells his dad he was in a fight and that he lied to the police and told them he was with him the night before.
Later on, the police turn up at the cab office to ask a conflicted Harvey about his son’s whereabouts the other evening…
Whitney discovers that Gray is keeping big secrets
Chelsea is left furious with Gray when he secretly moves her into his house by roping in Kim and Jack to help him out. But Chelsea’s anger abates somewhat when Gray then presents her with an engagement ring.
As Chelsea settles in to life at Gray’s, Whit is quick to congratulate her on the engagement but adds that she hopes she’s thought things through. Chelsea promises that she’s happy with the decision she’s made, but when young Mia falls sick at school, she ends up asking Whit for help with the childcare.
But when Whitney calls Gray’s work to let him know about his poorly daughter, he’s shocked when the receptionist tells him that he’s no longer employed there. But will Whit end up telling Chelsea what she’s discovered?
Drama for Stacey and Kheerat
A drunken and mouthy Eva ends up having a pop at Suki, who then tells the Slaters that they have until the end of the week to clear out. A desperate Stacey then pleads with Kheerat to speak to his mum, but he’s not exactly receptive to her request.
Kat then asks Phil if the Slaters can move in with them, but he says no. It’s an edict that leads to Jean having a word with Phil and asking him not to make Kat choose between him and her family.
Stacey, meanwhile, bumps into Kheerat and asks him out for a drink, but after all that’s happened, he declines the offer. But it’s clear that he’s now struggling to resist her.
Sparks fly between Jean and Harvey
Over at the cab office, Kat is proudly displaying a new ceramic leopard she’s bought – but disaster strikes when Jean accidentally breaks it.
A spot of repair work follows, with Jean and Harvey enjoying each other’s company as they mend the breakage. But when Aaron appears and makes a tongue-in-cheek comment about them dating, Harvey feels awkward.
However, after sneaking the leopard back to its rightful spot, Harvey ends up asking Jean out. But what answer will he get?
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