As the troubled couple have an honest conversation about their recent problems, Christian throws Syed's betrayal in his face. With Christian leaving for the airport soon, will they be able to salvage their marriage? Or will Christian and Syed have to end things for good?
Elsewhere, Derek tells Max that his problem hasn't gone away as 'they' are demanding more money. However, Derek warns that he won't be helping him out any more after the stunt that Max pulled yesterday. Later, a desperate Max tells Derek that he has no idea how he can raise the cash to solve his 'problem'. Derek replies that if Max agrees to throw Joey out of the house, he might help him after all…
Also today, Alexa and her gang make an unwelcome return and taunt Lola about Lexi being in care. Later, Billy finds Alexa alone and approaches her. Trying to appeal to Alexa's better nature in the hope that she will drop the assault charges, Billy urges her to realise that Lexi deserves to be with her family. Alexa seems affected by Billy's words, but not for long as she accuses him of witness tampering. Lola is furious with Billy for potentially jeopardising their case.
Due to Children In Need, the next episode of EastEnders airs on Monday, November 19.