Callum ‘Halfway’ (performed by Tony Clay) has taken centre stage in a brand new love triangle on EastEnders, caught between his love for Whitney (Shona McGarthy) and the lust he feels for dangerous boy Ben (Max Bowden).
The inheritor to the Mitchell empire first crossed paths with Callum when the undertaker wished to purchase a van from Ben so Whitney might launch her vogue enterprise.
It quickly turned clear Ben had offered Callum a dodgy motor when the police pulled the undertaker over after noticing the car he was driving was stolen.
Confronting Ben over the sale was the primary time Callum and Ben’s spark emerged and after the pair lastly gave into their chemistry on the BBC cleaning soap final week, the younger gangster has gone on to blackmail his forbidden lover.
Callum has tried to disclaim his listing for Ben by proposing to Whitney earlier this week in an try to get the Walford dangerous boy off his case.
Though he’s tried to get Callum to confess his true emotions about his sexuality, Ben performed one other card on Tuesday evening by telling the undertaker he wanted his assist.
With the police investigating Ben’s dodgy offers, the younger gangster demanded Callum give the police an outline of the lads who offered the troublemaker the motors, regardless that the undertaker has no thought what the lads appear to be.
Ben informed the undertaker: “Callum, you’re so good at lying. I think you’re getting better and better which is why I wanted you to lie with that skill. Unless you don’t want to lie anymore. In which case I can help you to tell the truth.”
After Ben informed the undertaker he would get off his case if he went by with the lie, Callum agreed to the deal, unbeknownst to fiancée Whitney.
Tonight’s episode will see Whitney ask her husband-to-be to accompany her to a job interview to attempt to safe a pitch in the marketplace whereby she will be able to promote her creations.
Nevertheless, on the identical time as the interview, Callum is meant to be at an interview with the police to provide them a false model of occasions to get Ben off his case.
Will Callum inform Whitney the true purpose he can’t go along with her as he’s embroiled in Ben’s dodgy offers, figuring out full nicely his fiancée could be furious she’s dedicated to a criminal?
If Callum have been to disclose his secret about mendacity to the police, Whitney might go about confronting Ben to go away her husband-to-be out his scams, however might this lead the troublemaker to reveal his affair with the undertaker?
Having admitted to Callum she was pleased to lastly have discovered somebody who’s not pretending to be somebody their not, will the lies go away Whitney heartbroken, main her to name off her relationship with the undertaker?
Elsewhere within the Sq., Ben might discover himself knocked off the highest spot as the villain of the Sq. as newcomer Gray Atkins (Toby-Alexander Smith) could be hiding a menacing secret of his own.
Grey arrived in Walford earlier this 12 months as the recent shot lawyer husband of Karen Taylor’s (Lorraine Stanley) eldest daughter, Chantelle Atkins (Jessica Plummer).
With Chantelle taking centre stage in a feud with Kim Fox-Hubbard (Tameka Empson) since her arrival, Grey has been quietly sitting within the background, with viewers not figuring out an excessive amount of concerning the newcomer.
After the lawyer confronted exhausting man Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) lately, this might have been a tease Grey is hiding a darkish aspect to his placid nature.
Chatting with Metro.co.uk on the British Cleaning soap Awards, actor Toby Alexander Smith mentioned of his character’s frosty relationship together with his father-in-law Mitch Baker and hinting at Grey’s backstory (Roger Griffiths): “He’s also aware his father was never there and he’s obviously spoiling his wife.”
May Grey’s points together with his personal father see him present a darker aspect of his character to Mitch if he continues being hostile to the lawyer?