EastEnders womaniser Max Branning (Jake Wood) is forced to face the consequences of his recent fling with murder victim Lucy Beale in tonight’s episode.
A showdown takes place at Lucy’s funeral after Ian (Adam Woodyatt) finds out that Max was sleeping with Lucy in the weeks leading up to her death. Ian initially resolves to keep a lid on his anger until after the funeral but Max lights the blue touch paper by stepping in as a pallbearer at the service.
Ian’s composure crumbles at the sight of Max carrying the coffin and he angrily confronts his daughter’s secret lover in front of the entire congregation…
An extended EastEnders airs tonight at 8.00pm on BBC One.