Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) continues to face excessive strain in EastEnders, which leads to her searching for solace in alcohol. As a part of a brand new storyline for the Queen Vic’s landlady, she will wrestle to deal with household life, attempting to slot in with the varsity mums and Ollie’s potential analysis with autism by hitting the bottle.
As she finds herself ingesting an increasing number of, it turns into an actual vice and it’ll solely trigger additional issues for the household down the road. Next week, it’s Ollie’s evaluation and Linda is anxious. With Mick (Danny Dyer) additionally going through struggles along with his anxiousness, it’s a day of heavy stress for the couple.
As Shirley (Linda Henry) finds an empty bottle of wine within the bin, she is anxious by how a lot Linda is ingesting and confronts her however Linda brushes her fears apart – and shortly finds herself snapping at Tina (Luisa Bradshaw-White).
With the stress obvious, each Mick and Linda head to the hospital and await the outcomes of the evaluation. Mick has a protracted listing of questions for the physician and he and Linda try to stay united regardless of the fear they’re each experiencing.
As the physician brings Ollie’s outcomes, will they be reassured that that is one thing they’ll address and get help with it doesn’t matter what the end result?
Either means, the end result will likely be Linda’s persevering with descent into alcoholism.
Speaking concerning the storyline lately, producer Jon Sen mentioned: ‘This autumn the Carters will face certainly one of their greatest crises up to now when Linda turns to alcohol to flee the rising pressures of her household life.
‘Linda’s descent into alcoholism will likely be immediately recognisable to many – a journey that begins with a single drink to deal with the on a regular basis ups and downs however rapidly escalates to some extent which wreaks devastation on their life and the lives of these round them. In telling Linda’s story we hope that anybody in Linda’s scenario or these round them discover the indicators of alcoholism and search the assistance wanted.’
One to observe: Monday 10th October at 8pm on BBC One.