EastEnders’ Alfie Moon (played by Shane Ritchie) is crushed when his former love Kat Slater (Jessie Wallace) threatens him where it hurts. The hapless barman is trying to raise the spirits of Albert Square with a pantomime on the BBC show. Nevertheless, Kat doesn’t want their children involved within the production.
Alfie tries to encapsulate the spirit of the famous character Buddy the Elf in upcoming episodes of the soap.
Official spoilers show Alfie drumming up support from the community so he can direct a stage show for the Walford locals.
As all the time, he tries to enlist a few of the more susceptible members of the realm to get entangled.
Freddie Slater (Bobby Brazier) isn’t too far-off from assisting in someone’s enterprise and he lends Alfie a hand.
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But, Kat slams down any attempts from her former husband, much to his sorrow.
The killer blow is when she tells him their twins Bert and Ernie are also banned from performing.
Alfie’s big dream this festive period is to unite everyone, but he’s unable to achieve this together with his circle of relatives.
How will Alfie react to this and can he have something up his sleeve that can aggravate Kat further?
The Square has been mourning the lack of legendary character Dot Cotton (the late June Brown) this week.
On Thursday Sonia Fowler (Natalie Cassidy) announced the sad news when she received a phone call from Ireland, where her step-grandmother was living.
In emotional scenes, Lauren Branning (Jacqueline Jossa) will make a shocking return to pay her respects.
There may also be a latest face in the shape of Reiss Colwell (Jonny Freeman) joining the show, who’s a distant relative of the much missed Dot.
EastEnders airs on Monday to Thursdays from 7.30pm on BBC One