Jay desperately tries to play peacemaker in Thursday´s Eastenders

Jay invites Phil and Sharon over for dinner to help clear the air among the Mitchells, but Phil fails to show up.

Jay is surprised when Ben tells him how much the car lot is really worth, finally making him realise why Ben is so upset. Afterwards, Jay decides to confront Phil.

Meanwhile, Steven has had enough of Max’s demands and decides that he’s going to tell Lauren the truth when she returns that night. While preparing for Lauren’s return, Steven tells Abi that their affair was a mistake and he wants to be with Lauren. Will Steven really confess to Lauren?

Elsewhere, the Taylors run out of electricity and receive two visits from the bailiffs.

Also today, Ian and Jane tell Kathy that she’ll have to find a new place to live.