EastEnders spoilers: Callum arrested, Stacey dices with death, plus explosion on the Square

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Next week on EastEnders (BBC)
Next week on EastEnders (BBC)

On EastEnders next week Bobby’s happiness is under threat, there’s new concern about Chelsea, plus Stacey is in big danger.

It’s your EastEnders spoiler rundown for 31 January-4 February 2022.

Bobby’s proposal to Dana is halted by Kathy

Peter has been left shocked by news about Aaron and warns Bobby to keep his distance from Dana, as the Monroes are obviously bad news.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 25/01/2022 - Programme Name: EastEnders - January-March 2022 - TX: 31/01/2022 - Episode: EastEnders - January-March 2022 - 6426 (No. 6426) - Picture Shows: ***EMBARGOED TILL TUESDAY 25TH JANUARY 2022*** Bobby Beale (CLAY MILNER RUSSELL), Peter Beale (DAYLE HUDSON) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron
Bobby Beale (CLAY MILNER RUSSELL), Peter Beale (DAYLE HUDSON) (BBC)

But deciding not to heed his brother’s advice, Bobby ends up visiting Kathy and asking to borrow some money, his mind set on proposing to Dana.

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But when Kathy then tells Peter about what’s going on, he reveals what he knows. Cue Bobby getting down on one knee, and a furious Kathy and Peter bursting in to prevent him from marrying into this family.

Chelsea receives a new warning

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Nurse Lennon (DYSTIN JOHNSON), Chelsea Fox (ZARAAH ABRAHAMS) (BBC)

Chelsea is isolating herself further from her friends and extended family, telling Whitney that her sole focus is now Jordan. Denise, too, gets short shrift when she’s told by Chelsea that she can no longer see the newborn.

Later on, though, Chelsea runs into a nurse who recognises Gray from when he used to come to the hospital with Chantelle. She’s sickened to hear that Chantelle has died and offers Chelsea support should she need it, only to have her plea spurned.

By Friday, Kheerat has managed to get a moment alone with Chelsea, but will his words have any effect on her?

Callum gets arrested

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 25/01/2022 - Programme Name: EastEnders - January-March 2022 - TX: 03/02/2022 - Episode: EastEnders - January-March 2022 - 6428 (No. 6428) - Picture Shows: ***EMBARGOED TILL TUESDAY 25TH JANUARY 2022*** Callum Highway (TONY CLAY), Jack Branning (SCOTT MASLEN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron/Jack Barnes
Callum Highway (TONY CLAY), Jack Branning (SCOTT MASLEN) (BBC)

Kathy remarks to Callum that the joy felt at New Year has now evaporated. So Callum pays a visit to Ben and tells him he’s going to organise a party outside the Prince Albert – and that he should meet him there in an hour if he thinks their marriage has a future.

As things turn out, the party itself ends up earning complaints about the noise. But when Jack turns up to shut down the celebration, a defiant Callum refuses and ends up being arrested.

Tommy fears an attack by bullies

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 25/01/2022 - Programme Name: EastEnders - January-March 2022 - TX: 03/02/2022 - Episode: EastEnders - January-March 2022 - 6428 (No. 6428) - Picture Shows: ***EMBARGOED TILL TUESDAY 25TH JANUARY 2022*** Sharon Watts (LETITIA DEAN), Phil Mitchell (STEVE MCFADDEN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron/Jack Barnes
Sharon Watts (LETITIA DEAN), Phil Mitchell (STEVE MCFADDEN) (BBC)

As Scarlett faces flak from some bullies, Tommy defends her, confident that he has the backup of Phil should there be any trouble.

But when Kat later sits Tommy down and tells him that Phil is going to prison for a very long time, the youngster worries that he’ll no longer have protection.

As for Phil himself - well, he’s prepping for that stretch behind bars by passing on some deeds to Sharon and asking her to take care of the business. When Sharon asks he’s entrusting things to her, Phil replies that Ben isn’t in a good way and wouldn’t be able to cope.

Stacey’s life is on the line

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Stacey Slater (LACEY TURNER) (BBC)

Stacey is feeling despondent because she’s now aware that Martin was first choice for the market job. But the role itself turns out to be a poisoned chalice and Stacey ends up with rubbish being tipped all over her.

An amused Martin watches her plight. However, a fed-up Stacey later admits to him how much she hates her new responsibilities. But as Stacey gets into her stride about Martin making her life hell, she inadvertently backs into the path of an oncoming car…

Mystery explosion

Finally, Friday’s episode sees various characters cleaning up the Prince Albert, only to hear a loud bang.

As it turns out, there’s been a gas explosion at the nearby Argee Bhajee. But is anyone in danger?

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