On the skin, Gray Atkins (Toby-Alexander Smith) is excellent at portray the picture of a respectable businessman, a profitable household man and a pillar of society in EastEnders – however viewers know very completely different.
Behind closed doorways, he harbours a terrifying darkish aspect, having been seen each emotionally and violently controlling and attacking his spouse Chantelle (Jessica Plummer). He has continuously promised her that he will change however even after discovering that she was pregnant, he usually struggled to maintain his anger in verify, at one level screaming with rage and punching a mirror.
And plainly his violence isn’t simply carried out at house as Jack Branning (Scott Maslen) not too long ago confronted him about a struggle he had been concerned in throughout a night time out. Things gave the impression to be cleared up however Gray requested Jack to maintain issues quiet from Chantelle.
As Karen (Lorraine Stanley) agrees to babysit for Chantelle in order that she can spend a while with Gray, Chantelle is stunned when Denise Fox (Diane Parish) mentions the struggle that grey was concerned in.
Not wanting Denise to suspect that Gray hides secrets and techniques from her, Chantelle makes out that she is aware of all about it and performs it down – however she is left involved that Gray continues to be dropping his mood.
Later on, she musters the braveness to confront her unpredictable husband about his secret and he tells her that he didn’t need to inform her about it due to the newborn. As Chantelle makes her worries about his mood clear, he tries to reassure her and pleads for forgiveness.
He guarantees that he can put this proper and show to her that he is a modified man however will Chantelle see by means of this? And if she continues to face as much as him, will he revert to kind and reply with violence?
One to look at: Thursday 13th November at 7:30pm on BBC One.