EastEnders’ Janine Butcher to scheme over Mick’s new love interest

The plotting continues.

Janine Butcher is back to her scheming ways in a new look at upcoming EastEnders scenes.

New photos have previewed a showdown at the Vic for Janine and Mick Carter’s newest love interest Angela, following his speed dating outing earlier this week.

While Janine tried to prevent Mick from even attending the speed dating, this time it will be Mick asking for her help in Friday’s episode.

A tortured Mick begs Janine to help him get rid of new love interest Angela when she turns up at the Vic for another date with the barman.

Mick’s desperation could play directly into Janine’s hands as she has made no secret of the fact she wants to move in on him now that the Carters have separated.

Neither Mick or Linda have any idea that Janine is the one who sabotaged their latest attempt to reconcile at New Year’s Eve.

Mick had planned a gala celebration at the Vic to welcome Linda back to Walford when Janine stole his phone and disinvited Linda with a nasty text.

Janine then went even further by travelling to Linda’s mum’s pub posing as a liquor vendor to convince her that her marriage to Mick is truly over.

All of this marriage drama could be leading up to Mick Carter leaving the Square too, as actor Danny Dyer has already announced that he will be departing EastEnders later in 2022.

There is no telling yet whether the Carters will be able to save their marriage, but Janine Butcher will certainly do everything in her power to stop any Carter family reconciliation.

These new scenes will air Friday (February 11) at 8.30pm on BBC One.

EastEnders airs on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays on BBC One.

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