Sonia Fowler (Natalie Cassidy) discovered herself dealing with one thing of an issue in EastEnders when the person that Martin Fowler (James Bye) had knocked down within the hit-and-run started blackmailing her, and — determined to avoid wasting the love of her life — she stole money from Dot Branning (June Brown) in an effort to bail out her ex-husband. However, this determination resulted in her discovering herself in one other awkward state of affairs, when Dot found the theft, so — after studying of Sonia’s escapades — Martin made an enormous determination.
After Martin revealed that he’s nonetheless not over Stacey (Lacey Turner), it’s protected to say that tensions had been considerably excessive between he and Sonia throughout tonight’s episode. However, Martin was decided to make amends — one thing which prompted Sonia to disclose the lengths she’s gone to in an effort to shield him.
Martin was slightly confused at first, as he claimed that — despite George having copped on to who she was — it might’ve been a lot simpler for her to easily preserve shtum as there was no bodily proof that might tie Martin to the crime.
However, Sonia berated him for criticising her, and she was fast to make him conscious of the lengths she went to in an effort to get him out of his precarious state of affairs.
She proceeded to open up about how her intuition to guard him resulted in her hurting the one fixed in her life — aka Dot — and she’s struggling to deal with the guilt.
Knowing how a lot Dot means to Sonia, Martin made an enormous determination and thus lied to Dot — claiming that he was the person who robbed her money.
Dot was seemingly horrified, however what is going to she do with this data?
Martin’s mum Pauline (Wendy Richards) was one in all her oldest associates, and as a outcome she’s identified Martin his entire life, so this betrayal will little question be onerous for Dot to grasp.
What’s extra, how will Sonia react?
EastEnders continues Tuesday 21 January at 7:30pm on BBC One.