Shirley (Linda Henry) faces her latest heartbreaking setback thanks to Ben (Joshua Pascoe), who successfully launches a scheme against her in the coming days.
The latest twist plays out as Shirley continues her unofficial investigation into Heather's murder, vowing that she'll find the killer herself as the police don't seem to be making any progress.
Ben is alarmed by Shirley's behaviour and realises that life would be a lot easier without her around the house.
Putting a plan into action one evening, Ben heads into Phil's bedroom and wakes him up in a fake panic, claiming that he's just been talking about Heather in his sleep.
Ben warns Phil (Steve McFadden) that he could inadvertently reveal the truth if this happened again, which could be disastrous if Shirley was in the same room.
Believing his son's every word, Phil goes downstairs and deliberately provokes an argument with Shirley - which results in her being kicked out of the house. It seems that another one of Ben's schemes has worked perfectly…
EastEnders airs these scenes on Friday, April 20 at 8pm on BBC One.
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