Set in the East End of London, the show focuses on the tensions between love and family with stories ranging from hard-hitting social issues, to personal, human tragedies. And there's plenty of funny moments too. Classic characters old and new across thousands of episodes have shared a drink in The Queen Vic, shed tears of despair or joy, sat on Arthur's bench in the Square... and at some point or other they probably crossed paths with Ian Beale. Add to my shows

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Thursday 27th July 33x118
Max makes things worse for an oblivious Lauren. Carmel is thrown by some unexpected news.

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Tuesday 25th July 33x117
Phil Mitchell is back in Albert Square, but what brings him home? Abi sees a glimmer of hope for her future with Steven - is all as it seems?
Monday 24th July 33x116
One resident is faced with a life-changing situation. Lauren is taken aback by Steven's latest request.
Friday 21st July 33x115
The school prom is thrown into chaos with severe consequences. Max finds himself on dodgy ground - does someone know what he is up to?
Thursday 20th July 33x114
It is the day of the school prom, but Alexandra and Madison are determined to cause trouble. Carmel makes a discovery.
Tuesday 18th July 33x113
Max does some digging on Steven - what will he discover? Robbie is thrown in at the deep end. Kush and Denise receive some promising news.
Monday 17th July 33x112
Abi gives Steven a stern warning about his actions - will he listen? Ian worries when he learns the truth. Dot returns to the square.
Friday 14th July 33x111
Lauren makes a huge decision, but can anyone stop her? Michelle opens up about her past to Tom - how will he react?
Thursday 13th July 33x110
Steven grows ever more paranoid and struggles to hold it together. It is the day of the showcase at the school - what do Madison and Alexandra have planned?
Tuesday 11th July 33x109
Abi sees an opportunity and decides to take advantage. Denise finds herself in an awkward situation.
Monday 10th July 33x108
Lauren has an honest conversation with Josh. The traders are left in uproar when Robbie takes drastic action. Karen worries about Bernadette.

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