On EastEnders next week Theo breaks into the Slaters’ house while Stacey is in there alone – a move that leads to a shocking showdown.
Plus Freddie goes on a bender after an upsetting confrontation with dad Graham. And Lily is in need of support from Kat as she questions her abilities as a mum.
It’s your spoiler-filled guide to all the EastEnders drama in the week of 2-5 October 2023.
Theo confronts Stacey
After realising that Theo has pasted poster-sized Secret Cam photos of her in the Square, Stacey heads to court, where she hears the teacher’s solicitor tearing apart her reputation.
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Feeling she can hold back no longer, Stacey takes action, but the fallout from the decision the magistrate makes about the stalking protection order have far-reaching consequences. Theo will be seen insisting that the ruling hasn’t changed anything for him – he knows that Stacey loves him just as much as he loves her.
Determined that they should be together, Theo then breaks into the Slaters’ house while Stacey is home alone and a shocking incident unfolds…
Freddie's showdown with Graham
After receiving a friend request from Graham Foster, Freddie decides to confront his dad about his past actions. But when Freddie insists that Graham admit he raped Little Mo, he refuses and instead brands Freddie a liar before threatening to call the police if he fails to leave.
After the showdown, a shaken Freddie worries about sharing DNA with a monster like Graham. And after a difficult day, he ends up getting into an altercation at the Queen Vic and arguing with Stacey. It’s behaviour that results in Bobby and Anna heading out to look for Freddie, for fear that he’ll do something else stupid while he’s drunk and upset.
New mum Lily has a meltdown
Lily is set to lose her temper during a family dinner at Kat and Phil’s and ends up having a major meltdown over her abilities as a mum and losing her tempter with young Charli.
After Lily storms off, Kat rushes after her and shares her own experiences with Zoe before insisting that, with Stacey by her side, Lily can be a great mother. But Lily thinks she’s too young and remains unconvinced.
Jay and Nadine are spotted together
Jay is getting flak from Ben about his night-time disappearances, and Callum can’t help but feel stuck in the middle. When Callum then offers Jay support, he insists all is fine and that he’s just out connecting with new friends.
Subsequently, Callum has a run-in with Nadine, who makes an attempt to pick him up, despite him revealing that he’s a police officer. But that evening, Callum is left worried as he spies Jay and Nadine in each other’s company…
Good news for Whitney and Zack
At the fostering assessment, Whitney is required to go over the more troubling aspects of her past, including the abuse she endured from Tony King. But Whit ends up fearing that what she’s said will now impact her chances.
She and Zack are left on tenterhooks as they await a follow-up visit from social worker Jan. But there’s welcome news on Thursday when she turns up to tell them that they’ve been approved for the next stage of their fostering application as she believes they have much to offer.
Rocky is in Kathy’s bad books
Rocky and Kathy’s living situation at Sonia’s is taking its toll, especially when it comes to the pair having any alone time. And so, in an effort to be romantic, Rocky sets up a picnic for Kath in the car lot, but she’s annoyed with him for squandering money they don’t have.
After getting a telling off, Rocky comes to the realisation that he needs to take more drastic action if they’re to get back on track.