Next week on 'EastEnders': Chelsea uncovers Tina's murder? Plus Zack is cornered by the Carters (spoilers)

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

The Carters put Zack in the doghouse, Chelsea leaves Gray rattled after finding something that belonged to Tina, while Ruby gets support from Jean. 

Read on for more on the latest EastEnders events, set to be screened between the 26-30 July 2021.

Zack becomes a pariah

Zack has spent the night with Nancy, but she’s determined that her family not find out and hurries him out of the Queen Vic early in the morning. Mick, though, realises that Nancy has been sneaking around and storms over to the gym to demand that Zack end things with his daughter.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 20/07/2021 - Programme Name: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - TX: 26/07/2021 - Episode: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - 6313 (No. 6313) - Picture Shows: ***EMBARGOED TILL TUESDAY 20TH JULY 2021*** Zack Hudson (JAMES FARRAR), Mick Carter (DANNY DYER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron/Jack Barnes
Zack Hudson (JAMES FARRAR), Mick Carter (DANNY DYER) (BBC)

Witnessing Mick’s fury, Sharon later learns from her brother that he was involved in Nancy’s hit and run. Forced to choose between his head and his heart, Zack does opt to break up with Nancy, who then announces to the Carters that she plans to go travelling again.

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A furious Linda blames Zack for this latest turn of events and fires him from the Vic. Husband Mick – knowing of Zack’s role in the car accident – is forced to play along with Linda’s outrage, while Zack is left feeling very much cornered.

Chelsea makes a worrying discovery

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 20/07/2021 - Programme Name: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - TX: 27/07/2021 - Episode: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - 6314 (No. 6314) - Picture Shows: ***EMBARGOED TILL TUESDAY 20TH JULY 2021*** Chelsea Fox (ZARAAH ABRAHAMS) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron/Jack Barnes
Chelsea Fox (ZARAAH ABRAHAMS) (BBC)

Chelsea’s hold on Gray grows after she impresses him by spending time with Mack and Mia. The next day, Chelsea persuades Gray to ring in sick and the two of them end up meeting with a friend of hers who has a van full of dresses. Chelsea needs an outfit for court and while Gray realises that the frocks are stolen, she’s soon able to sweet talk him round.

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But as the pair are having some – ahem – fun in the back of Gray’s car, Chelsea spots an earring. Gray is shaken to realise that it’s Tina’s, but will he be able to come up with a decent reason as to why it’s there?

Tiffany wants to get more work done

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 20/07/2021 - Programme Name: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - TX: 30/07/2021 - Episode: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - 6316 (No. 6316) - Picture Shows: ***EMBARGOED TILL TUESDAY 20TH JULY 2021*** Tiffany Butcher (MAISIE SMITH), Whitney Dean (SHONA MCGARTY) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron/Jack Barnes
Tiffany Butcher (MAISIE SMITH), Whitney Dean (SHONA MCGARTY) (BBC)

Tiff’s fillers will be a big talking point, with a less-than-pleased Keegan not yet ready to forgive her.

She, though, doesn’t seem able to curb her obsession and when stress about her graduation party threatens to overwhelm her, Tiff’s insecurities lead to her believing that she needs to get more work done…

Kat discovers Billy’s big secret

Homeless Billy is desperate to land a job as a driver at Kat’s Cabs and receives an assurance from Mitch that he’ll be a shoo-in at the job interview. But, in the end, it’s Dana’s dad Harvey who gets the gig, with Kat’s decision leaving Billy upset.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 20/07/2021 - Programme Name: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - TX: 29/07/2021 - Episode: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - 6315 (No. 6315) - Picture Shows: ***EMBARGOED TILL TUESDAY 20TH JULY 2021*** Billy Mitchell (PERRY FENWICK) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron/Jack Barnes
Billy Mitchell (PERRY FENWICK) (BBC)

Sensing that something is up, Kat later seeks Billy out to apologise about the job, but soon realises that he’s been sleeping in the car lot cabin. Deciding that something needs to be done, she calls Honey, Phil and Lola over and tells them about her idea to remedy the situation.

Ruby gets help from Jean

Ruby is packing for her operation but finds that Martin can’t accompany her as Lily has an appointment at the dentist. Jean, though, comes to the rescue and insists that she and Ruby go the hospital together.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 20/07/2021 - Programme Name: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - TX: 26/07/2021 - Episode: EastEnders - July-September 2021 - 6313 (No. 6313) - Picture Shows: ***EMBARGOED TILL TUESDAY 20TH JULY 2021*** Jean Slater (GILLIAN WRIGHT) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron/Jack Barnes
Jean Slater (GILLIAN WRIGHT) (BBC)

After the procedure, Ruby ends up offering Jean some money to help her out, but her gesture is swiftly turned down. Jean would prefer that they head over to hers and relax while doing face masks together.

Ruby admits that she never had fun like this with her own mum, but the evening then takes a turn when Jean receives a worrying phone call that leaves her shaken.

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