First Picture: Sam Mitchell returns to 'EastEnders'
In April, it was announced that Westbrook was to reprise her role as Sam in the summer.
As a suspect in Den Watts's (Leslie Grantham) murder trial, Sam was last seen fleeing the country to live in Brazil. However, she makes a comeback to the Square in September, much to the shock of her family and the locals.
What has caused her to return to Walford? And what will her ex-husband Ricky say when she walks back into his life? And why is she wearing an engagement/wedding ring?
Speaking to DS earlier this year, the soap's executive producer Diederick Santer said: "The biggest thing we've got to get over, though, is the fact she's on the run in Brazil. We'll definitely get around that one - we've got it all worked out…"
> Walford exec teases about Sam's return