Whitney drops a huge bombshell when she returns in Monday’s Eastenders

Whitney returns to the Queen Vic and while Shirley isn’t happy, Johnny and Mick think she should move back into the pub. Whitney agrees and also takes her old job back, before bravely standing up to Shirley when she shows her displeasure.

Later on, Whitney reveals the surprising news that she’s engaged.

Meanwhile, Steven fears he’s about to be caught out when Lauren forces him to go to the hospital. Steven is desperate to get out of the situation, but time is running out as they wait to see someone. Will calling Abi for help get Steven out of this mess?

Elsewhere, Bernadette comes up with a solution when she realises that she can’t afford luxury items for the baby, but Karen disapproves of her tactics.

Also today, Max takes Carmel for a drink at The Vic.