Mick Carter (Danny Dyer) made an error of judgement when he persuaded Whitney Dean (Shona McGarty) to come on board the social gathering boat in EastEnders, and now she’s paying the worth as she’s been arrested for Leo King’s (Tom Wells) homicide. Unable to hold such a secret from his beloved spouse Linda (Kellie Bright), he got here clean throughout tonight’s episode — and Linda satisfied him to do the suitable factor.
With Whitney having been arrested for Leo’s homicide, Walford was awash with gossip, as everybody mentioned whether or not or not the younger girl may very well be able to such a factor. Having overheard a dialog between Mo (Laila Morse) and Chantelle (Jessica Plummer), Mick was stuffed with guilt.
Viewers will know that — throughout final week’s unimaginable episodes — Whitney requested Mick for recommendation with reference to how to proceed after she’d unintentionally killed Leo. Having realised her concern of going to jail, Mick got here up with an concept that — upon reflection — wasn’t all that intelligent, as he persuaded her to be a part of the boat social gathering celebrations.
Such an act will little question make her look responsible within the eyes of the regulation, however — regardless of this — Whitney hasn’t revealed that it was truly Mick’s thought to the coppers.
Riddled with guilt, Mick opened up to the one person who is aware of him greater than himself in Linda, and — having come to realise that her husband’s intentions with Whitney on the day of the boat social gathering weren’t romantic, however slightly he was merely making an attempt to assist her — Linda knowledgeable him that he wanted to do the suitable factor.
Informing the police about what he did wouldn’t solely save Whitney, however it will additionally shine him in a greater mild if he have been to personal up to what he did.
Will Mick pay attention to Linda’s recommendation?
EastEnders continues Tuesday 25 February at 7:30pm on BBC One.