EastEnders’ Ian Beale fears losing Cindy to the Knight family after her shock return from the dead
Ian Beale continued to fear losing ex-wife and partner Cindy in Wednesday night’s EastEnders.
The legendary character, played by Adam Woodyatt, followed Cindy (Michelle Collins) and his son Peter (Thomas Law) back to the square last week.
Cindy then came face to face with her long-lost daughters Gina (Francesca Henry) and Anna (Molly Rainford).
Ian was forced to leave Cindy alone with her other family, the Knights, while she explained why she had abandoned them
The character was then reunited with his former neighbor Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden), with Phil warning him not to tear George Knight’s (Colin Salmon) family apart.
Struggling: Ian Beale remained fearful he would lose ex-wife and partner Cindy in Wednesday night’s EastEnders
Return: The legendary character, played by Adam Woodyatt, followed Cindy (Michelle Collins) and his son Peter (Thomas Law) back to the square last week
Ian told Phil and worried friend Sharon Watts that he and Cindy wouldn’t be staying in the Square for long.
Sharon urged him to go to his mother Kathy, who was still furious with her son for disappearing.
But Kathy quickly became concerned when Ian seemed unwell after recently discovering he had suffered a heart attack in France.
Ian then told his mother about Cindy’s other family, with Kathy claiming she was ‘full of lies’.
He then admitted that he knew the girls were in Walford and claimed that he hid their whereabouts from Cindy to protect her, but in reality it seems Ian is afraid she will go back to former partner George.
Tuesday’s episode of the BBC soap ended with Cindy coming face to face with her long-lost daughters Gina and Anna over Anna’s birthday.
While Gina and Anna, as well as their father George Knight, were shocked to see ‘Rose’ in the pub, other long-term residents of Albert Square were completely shocked, as Cindy had been presumed dead for 25 years.
And a teaser video ahead of Wednesday night’s episode shows feisty Gina confronting her mother, who at one point called “Rose,” while the likes of Phil Mitchell, Sharon Watts and Sonia Fowler struggle to wrap their heads around her jaw. to get. – declining return.
Cindy bursts into the crowded pub after meeting her estranged husband George and encounters old and new faces, remarking, “I know this is a lot to take in.”
As George reveals to his family that “this is Rose,” Gina remarks, “That’s not her real name,” as a stunned Sonia enters, “No, it’s not!”
Horrified to see her old neighbor alive and well, Sharon turns to Phil and asks, “It’s Cindy, how?”, while Phil—who previously orchestrated Kathy’s return from the dead—answers equally stunned, “I don’t know. ! ‘
While Ben Mitchell tells husband Callum Highway, “She’s meant to be dead!”
Furious: Sharon urged him to go to his mother Kathy, who was still furious with her son for disappearing
The truth: Ian admitted that he knew the girls were in Walford and claimed he hid their whereabouts from Cindy to protect her, but in reality it seems Ian is worried about her going back to former partner George.
As Cindy turns to her daughters and says, “You must have a lot of questions,” an angry Gina yells, “Who the hell are you like?”
“I’m your mother, you know that,” Cindy begs, as Gina fires back, “Our mother’s name was Rose Knight and Rose Knight, she doesn’t exist!”
The clip then sees Cindy begging upstairs for five minutes to talk to her daughters, while George’s fiancee Elaine, Gina and George refuse.
But Anna, who has been trying to track down her mother lately, begs to hear what Cindy has to say about herself.
It comes after EastEnders legend Cindy returned with a bang for the first time on Monday after a 25-year hiatus from the BBC soap.
As Cindy finally made her dramatic return to the square, she paid a visit to her mother-in-law Kathy Beale (Gillian Taylforth).
Cindy explained that she had been in France with her son Ian and grandson Peter, leaving Kathy furious as she thought Cindy was dead.
After Cindy called Kathy’s son Ben Mitchell “a real psychopath,” Kathy lashed out by punching her in the face.
The pair continued to hit each other and throw insults at each other until Kathy pushed Cindy to the ground while calling her “a bi**h.”
BBC viewers praised the explosive scene, with one penning: ‘Those scenes between Cindy and Kathy were EastEnders at its best’
Another said, “Not minutes have been reunited and the blows are flying between Cindy and Kathy. The EastEnders we know and love’
While a third said, “That was iconic.”
Meanwhile, another legendary EastEnders character has made a surprise return in flashback scenes from 2014.
Iconic: It comes after EastEnders legend Cindy returned with a bang on Monday after a 25-year hiatus from the BBC soap
Fatboy is back! Another legendary EastEnders character has made a surprise return in flashback scenes from 2014
On Tuesday night’s episode, Ricky Norwood reprized his role as the beloved Arthur “Fatboy” Chubb after he was killed eight years ago.
Fatboy died under horrific circumstances in the Christmas 2015 storyline where the character was killed in a car in a case of mistaken identity.
He died offscreen after Ronnie Mitchell caused her enemy Vincent Hubbard to be sent to the car crusher, but Fatboy accidentally got stuck in the trunk and was killed instead.
But the character reappeared on the soap in 2014 flashback scenes, depicting the moment when Cindy made a secret visit to Albert Square with her witness protection officer after learning daughter Lucy had been killed.
EastEnders airs Wednesdays at 7.30pm on BBC One.