On next week’s episode of EastEnders, Stacey’s fears about Jean grow, Kheerat’s fate is revealed, and Kat takes action in response to Tommy’s bullying.
Here’s a rundown of the most important moments to keep an eye on:
1. Jean’s behaviour sparks concern
Jean reveals she is planning a surprise for the kids and puts pressure on Stacey to tell Arthur the truth about Kush, which makes Stacey worried.
Outside, Jean has obstructed the market by purchasing a bouncy castle for all of the children, which has Martin worried.
When Stacey sees Jean on the bouncy castle, she is mortified. Things worsen when Jean injures Arthur and humiliates herself, prompting Stacey to intervene.
2. Stacey makes a big decision
When Harvey gets home, he jumps on the bouncy castle with Jean, which irritates Stacey, who realizes that he doesn’t truly understand her mother’s condition.
Stacey goes to great lengths to help Jean, including prohibiting her from being alone with the kids until she sees a doctor.
3. Kat reaches breaking point
Kat’s problems are about to get a lot worse next week, when she makes a shocking discovery.
Tommy is surprised to find Kat crying in the kitchen when he returns home from school, having skived yet again.
4. Jada is up to no good
Sharon is going on a trip with Albie, so Jada has thrown a party in her honor. She tells Zack about her plans, and he tells her she has to cancel them.
When Will walks into the salon and asks for an invite, Jada is taken aback to discover that her friends have sent out a viral invitation to Sharon’s party, despite her decision to cancel it.
Jada encourages Zack and Martin to go out because she needs an empty house and is relieved when they agree.
5. Suki and Dotty vow to help Kheerat
Kheerat’s lawyer informs Suki and Dotty that he intends to plead guilty at his upcoming hearing.
Suki, dissatisfied with her son’s decision, begs the lawyer to find a different way to get Kheerat out of jail.
Dotty later asks Sonia for money in order to assist her, and she is surprised when she agrees. Dotty then seeks legal advice from Eve regarding Kheerat’s case, but will they be able to assist him?
6. Jada is caught out
Zack becomes suspicious of Jada’s intentions as he prepares for his night out with Martin.
When Zack and Martin leave, Jada’s friends, including Will, arrive ready to party, but are quickly puzzled as to why no one else has arrived.
Sonia checks in and ends the party, taking Will home with her. Jada’s fun comes to an abrupt end when Sonia checks in and ends the party.
Jada begs Zack not to tell Sharon, which Zack refuses to do. What is he going to do?
7. Stacey and Jean come to blows
Jean is enraged by Stacey’s decision and tries to persuade everyone that she is capable of caring for the children.
Jean manages to sneak out to the Tube station with Arthur, defying Stacey’s orders, and tells him what happened to Kush.
Stacey locates Jean and Arthur with the assistance of Martin, but is devastated to learn what he has been told.
Stacey confronts Jean, who is enraged, and the two fight. Jean arrives at Harvey and Rocky’s after the argument, announcing that she’ll be moving in with them and that Stacey is dead to her.
8. Harvey visits Aaron again
When Harvey pays a visit to his son in prison, he is taken aback by the bruises on his son’s face.
He wants to inform the officers, but Aaron begs his father not to. Aaron, on the other hand, insists that all he wants to do is spend some time with Harvey to feel normal.
9. Jean makes a worrying exit plan
Stacey tries to persuade Harvey that Jean’s current behavior indicates that she is having a manic episode.
Harvey suggests that they leave London, but he is taken aback when she insists on leaving right away.
Stacey later disregards Eve’s advice and impersonates her mother in order to obtain a doctor’s appointment.
10. Zack gives Jada an ultimatum
With Sharon on her way home, Zack issues an ultimatum to Jada: either tell her about the party or he will.
Will tries to persuade a conflicted Martin to keep Sharon in the dark about Jada’s party.
Jada musters the courage to tell Sharon when she returns, but how will she react?
11. Karen and Mitch make amends
Following their devastating fallout over Chantelle’s death, Mitch and Karen are awkward. They are quickly drawn back to each other when they receive a distressing phone call from Mack and Mia, who have learned about Gray’s murder of Kush from Arthur.
Karen will allow Mitch to return home if the two join forces to console their grandchildren.
12. Kheerat’s fate is revealed
Eve makes a concerning discovery about Kheerat’s lawyer, but a recalcitrant Suki refuses to assist her.
Suki takes her frustrations out on Eve as Kheerat’s hearing approaches. Suki waits with bated breath for news on Kheerat, but what will the verdict be?
13. Kat takes action over Tommy
Kat is relieved to learn that Phil’s gun will be picked up soon, despite the fact that Tommy’s school problems are getting worse.
Tommy is terrified as he watches a video made by his bully Sid mocking him. The bullies taunt Tommy on the playground, but Isaac notices the commotion and intervenes.
Kat is relieved as she waits for Phil’s package to be delivered, but Isaac arrives to inform her of Tommy’s ordeal with bullying. Kat acts in response to Isaac’s words, just as Tommy realizes he’s been set up by the bullies…
14. Howie and Kim grow closer
Howie assists Kim in the editing of Pearl’s scholarship video.
He asks Pearl what she really likes about the school, and they come up with a plan to change Kim’s original video. Is there a spark between them?
15. Jada leaves Will devastated
Martin teases Jada about her meeting with Will being a date, but she laughs it off.
Will arrives at the park with snacks and flowers, telling Jada how much he adores her. Jada embarrasses Will by throwing him, and he walks away humiliated.
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