Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) and Callum ‘Halfway’ Highway (Tony Clay) have had loads of obstacles thrown their method in EastEnders since changing into an merchandise, however they seemingly encountered their greatest to date in tonight’s episode, as Callum made a revelation which left Ben perplexed.
After realising that Pam (Lin Blakely) was again in Walford, Ben discovered himself unable to introduce her to Callum. As a end result, Callum was left heartbroken, and later berated him for selecting to ignore him for the length of the afternoon.
Callum realised that he was low on money, and fed up with Ben’s behaviour, he determined to storm out — leaving Pam curious as to what was happening.
During tonight’s episode, Ben set about making amends along with his man, and when he heard Jay (Jamie Borthwick) was thinking about taking a step again from the funeral enterprise, Ben advised that he put Callum in cost.
However, when Callum acquired wind of Ben’s interference, he berated him as soon as extra — this time, accusing him of being controlling. The Mitchell lad was clearly damage, as — regardless of the way it could have appeared — he solely had Callum’s pursuits at coronary heart.
Meanwhile, having labored out that Ben and Callum have been seeing one another, Pam scolded Ben for his behaviour on the earlier day. However, she mellowed when she realised that he kept away from introducing his lover out of respect for her, as he didn’t need her to suppose he’d forgotten about Paul (Jonny Labey).
Pam informed Ben that each one she wants is for him to be comfortable — and knowledgeable him that Paul would need that too, and after a heart-to-heart, she set took him to The Queen Vic in order that he might repair the mess he’d made from the entire scenario.
After recognizing Callum, Ben headed over and apologised — and Callum wasted little time in accepting it. However, Ben refused to let himself off the hook that simple, and informed Callum that his behaviour wasn’t acceptable, on condition that Callum is his boyfriend.
The second clearly meant rather a lot to Callum — as it did to the nation, for that matter — and the pair kissed, earlier than an emotional Pam met Callum correctly.
Afterwards, she departed the Square as soon as extra [sobs internally], and Callum used his second alone with Ben to inform him that he’s not taking over the managerial position at Coker and Mitchell’s, as he acquired one other profession in thoughts. Yes, he wants to join the police.
Quite presumably for the first time since he returned to Walford, Ben Mitchell was perplexed.
Distraught, he headed spherical to talk about the matter with Jay and Lola (Danielle Harold), who proceeded to chuckle out loud — discovering the entire scenario deliciously ironic.
Ben appears to suppose a future for him and Callum could possibly be problematic if the undertaker pursues a profession in regulation enforcement. To be truthful, it could be just a little awks — particularly contemplating the dastardly deeds Ben’s been getting up to as of late.
However, this episode proved simply how a lot Ben cares for Callum, so maybe love actually can conquer all?
EastEnders continues Monday 11thNovember at 8pm on BBC One.