Tonight’s visit to Walford sees Ian Beale find out about Josh and Lauren’s relationship, but it doesn’t go down well when she drops another bombshell on him.
With Josh now after cutting ties with James Wilmott-Brown – and most of his family as a result – he’s back in Lauren Branning’s good books.
After quitting his job at his fathers business, Josh is soon offered a new one all the way in Glasgow.
As Josh madly in love with Lauren, he doesn’t want to leave her, and so asks her to move away with him. He’s surprised by delighted when Lauren agrees to leave Walford with him.
However, when Ian comes home to find the pair kissing, the truth about Lauren’s relationship is revealed.
While Ian is furious at Lauren for her involvement with Josh – especially because his father raped Kathy Beale – will she be able to convince him that Josh is nothing like his family?
EastEnders airs these scenes tonight from 7:30pm on BBC One.