Alfie Moon came back to some surprising news on his return to Albert Square – Hayley Slater, his wife’s cousin, did NOT abort their baby.
Instead, Alfie became an unsuspecting father as he met his new baby for the first time, despite Jean Slater’s efforts to keep them apart at Hayley’s birthday party at the Slater household.
So in tonight’s episode, Hayley is angry to see that Alfie has returned to Walford, and tells Jean she must stop the party.
He tries to get a minute alone with Hayley, in the hope they can work out what’s been going on, but he is distracted as Kat, his wife, wants to have a word with him about his return to their east London home.
Alfie cuddles his newborn daughter
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Alfie manages to distract Kat for a little while, before he goes to confront Hayley, and makes it clear he is back for Kat only, which leaves her angry and disappointed.
He begs her to be a part of the baby’s life, but she refuses him any permission to be near the little girl, saying she will tell Kat the whole truth of their dealings in Spain.
Meanwhile, when Ray Kelly ditches Mel Owen for work once again, Mel goes to meet up with Maddie at the E20, and tries to trick her into revealing where Ray might be, as she suspects him of telling her lies.
He is shocked to have discovered Hayley’s lies
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Mel gets some intel and it leads her to the outside of a pub – but what will she find inside?
Also tonight, Honey is livid as Billy Mitchell tries to meddle in her relationship with Adam, and defies his attempts with flair.
Finally, Max Branning is not happy when he finds out Rainie has brought baby Abi along to Hayley’s party, filled with boozing Square dwellers and potentially unsavoury characters.
EastEnders airs tonight at 7.30pm on BBC1.
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