Determined to be there for his sister, Joey (David Witts) attempts to comfort her as she remains grief-stricken over Derek's death.
Although Alice (Jasmyn Banks) is initially frosty towards Joey following his disappearing act, she later relents and encourages him to help her pick music for their father's funeral.
Joey must also deal with his unresolved feelings for Lauren now that he intends to stick around for good. Is there any hope of a brighter future for him?
EastEnders airs tonight at 7.30pm on BBC One.
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