Dennis had been on the highly-anticipated boat occasion, and followers of the present have recognized for a while that at the very least one Walford resident wouldn’t reside out the evening.
For anybody who missed the motion of tonight’s episode, right here’s a recap of what occurred to Denny…
How did Dennis die?
In a harrowing episode to shut out EastEnders’ 35th anniversary week, Dennis drowned regardless of Ian Beale’s (Adam Woodyatt) greatest efforts to save lots of him from the sinking boat.
In earlier scenes, Ian had locked Denny in a room under deck on the boat after following the teenager to the occasion to attempt to get revenge on behalf of Bobby (Clay Milner Russell).
Dennis had posted details about Bobby on-line which led to the younger Beale being hospitalised after an Islamophobic assault.
Even although it regarded like Ian would possibly depart Dennis to die after he dropped the keys to Denny’s freedom in the flooded hallway, Ian ultimately did free the teenager.
However it appeared the fates weren’t on Dennis’ facet tonight, as he nonetheless ended up drowning in the Thames.
Sharon (Letitia Dean) can be left to mourn her eldest son’s loss of life whereas on the similar time coping with the pressures of getting a brand new child – and all this 15 years after she misplaced Dennis Rickman, Dennis’ dad.
When requested why Dennis who was picked to be the casualty of the boat occasion, producer Jon Sen mentioned: ‘When we mentioned this – and it’s true of any cleaning soap or drama – you need consequence.
‘That is the principle factor that comes out of the loss of life we’re seeing. It is the place it goes, it’s the people who find themselves left behind and the story that it generates. It could be very nicely thought out.’
EastEnders continues Monday evening at 8pm on BBC One.