The nan of Ben’s very first enjoy Paul Coker – who was killed in a homophobic attack – prompts Ben to make a huge choice about his future with Callum… But is it very good or poor news?
Ben Mitchell will show his lesser-noticed emotional side in EastEnders subsequent week when Pam Coker – the gran of his very first enjoy Paul – briefly returns to Walford.
The storyline – which begins on Thursday 7th November – will see Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) reel when he runs into Pam Coker (Lin Hawley) in The Prince Albert.
Bonded by their grief for Paul – who died in 2016 following a homophobic attack – Ben quickly becomes emotional as he spends time with Pam, who nevertheless owns Coker & Mitchell Funeral Directors with her husband Les.
When the kindly nan urges Ben to be satisfied with Callum (Tony Clay) her words have an impact and push him to make a ‘big gesture’ teases an EastEnders insider.
Is macho Ben going to get all romantic on Callum – or will he go the other way and dump him?
Pam’s presence also prompts undertaker Jay, who performs for the Cokers, to make a adjust as he decides to take a step back from the funeral business enterprise to concentrate on the auto lot.
Watch EastEnders on BBC from Monday four November.