Mel Owen (Tamzin Outhwaite) has had just one factor on her thoughts for the reason that violent loss of life of her son Hunter in EastEnders – and that’s making the Mitchells pay. With nothing set to face in her approach – even the risk of her personal imprisonment for harbouring her escaped little one – Mel is extra ruthless than ever earlier than, with the grief having manifested itself into excessive bitterness and hate.
And even these closest to her look set to endure as she activates her closest buddy Lisa Fowler (Lucy Benjamin) in a public outburst that sees her slap her laborious throughout the face. The showdown comes on the finish of one other intense week for Mel as she has made her intentions to Sharon (Letitia Dean) clear.
But even when Sharon meets her calls for, Mel appears set to blow up the Mitchell marriage regardless as ultimate payback. In a dramatic finish to the week, Lisa is surprised by how far Mel is taking issues and as issues worsen, Lisa units out to offer her a actuality verify.
When Mel rejects her makes an attempt to intervene, Lisa snaps and deliveres some harsh dwelling truths. Furious, Mel responds by slapping her laborious, indicating that she has severely crossed the road and no-one can get by means of to her.
As Lisa is left devastated by her greatest mate turning on her so viciously, can she ever forgive her – and does Mel even care at this stage?
The struggle is the catalyst for a devastating ultimate week for Mel through which she units out on a race in opposition to time to get to Phil (Steve McFadden) earlier than Sharon does. This culminates in a car chase which leads to a terrifying and doubtlessly deadly conflict.
With Tamzin set to go away her function as Mel in dramatic scenes, will this be the top of the highway for her and her revenge plan?
Or will Mel have the final snort?