Next week on 'EastEnders': Tiffany finds out that Keegan cheated, plus Tommy's mystery friend is revealed (spoilers)

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Next week on EastEnders (BBC)
Next week on EastEnders (BBC)

Tiffany is left flabbergasted when she learns Keegan’s secret, while Linda is in big danger at the Queen Vic. And who is the mystery woman who’s arranged a secret rendezvous with Tommy?

It’s all you need to know spoiler-wise about EastEnders in the week of the 23-27 August 2021.

Tiffany discovers that Keegan has cheated

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Vinny Panesar (SHIV JALOTA), Tiffany Butcher (MAISIE SMITH) (BBC)

Keegan is now spending a lot of time regretting that moment of passion with Dotty and tells her that he’s going to come clean to Tiffany.

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But just as Dotty is convincing him not to, their conversation is overheard by someone who has a vested interest in the situation: Vinny. And he ends up putting a shellshocked Tiff in the picture just as Keegan is preparing her a romantic meal. What’s the betting he ends up wearing his menu plan once Tiff has vented her anger?

Romantic tensions at Whitney’s gig

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Whitney Dean (SHONA MCGARTY) (BBC)

Rocky is going all-out to promote Whitney’s charity concert. But don’t expect there to be any sweet music being made between him and Kathy.

When Kath confides in Karen that she doesn’t have a date for the event, the suggestion is made that she takes Harvey. But at the do, Rocky approaches Kathy and tells her that he’s happy she’s moved on. Stung by his nonchalance, Kathy then decides to take her date with Harvey more seriously.

Linda is attacked in the Queen Vic

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Zack Hudson (JAMES FARRAR), Nancy Carter (MADDY HILL) (BBC)

The charity gig also ends up having unforeseen consequences for Linda after a couple of thugs put a plan to filch the proceeds into action.

After eyeing up the charity bucket, the two guys decide to swipe it after Whit, Mick and a group of supporters head off to the café. Linda will be seen staying behind at the pub to lock up, only to be grabbed by the would-be thieves. Hearing a noise while upstairs, Zack heads down to rescue a petrified Linda. But will he be able to save the day?

Martin is thrown by some bad news

Martin is left flummoxed when he finds that he can’t make a cash withdrawal due to there not being sufficient funds. And after asking Ruby if she’s giving all their money to Jean, she reveals all about the terminal cancer diagnosis.

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Martin Fowler (JAMES BYE) (BBC)

Later in the week, Ruby tells her partner that she’s ovulating, but with his head full of worries about the cancer, Martin finds that he isn’t interested. And with Jean set to make an imminent return to town, he feels that she now needs all their support.

Chelsea plays with fire

Who else has the impression that Chelsea is soon going to realise how dangerous Gray can be? She’s certainly about to play a risky game when she heads out to the Prince Albert with her legal-eagle lover and spies James, the guy she recently hooked up with.

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Chelsea Fox (ZARAAH ABRAHAMS) (BBC)

Coincidentally, Gray also knows him and asks if he wants a drink. But Chelsea takes a big risk by lining up a date with James while Gray is at the bar…

Tommy is meeting with a mystery woman

Following his recast, Tommy Moon is now getting more of a share of the spotlight, with next week’s drama set to see him head off to the playground to meet a woman with whom he’s secretly been in contact.

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Tommy Moon (SONNY KENDALL) (BBC)

When Kat finds out what’s going on, she hares off in pursuit. But there are shocked faces all round when Tommy reveals exactly who it was he was meeting.

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