EastEnders spoilers: Hunter Owen spirals out of control – who will be his next victim?

EastEnders spoilers: Monday 28th January – Friday 1st February February

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by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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After Hunter Owen killed his step-dad Ray Kelly earlier this month, he's pretty MIA from the Square but next week he's back and causing more havoc. Poor Mel Owen is completely none the wiser that her son is a complete psychopath and next week he'll begin to spiral out of control. Next week viewers will see him antagonising Keanu Taylor, threaten Nicola and Maddie and trick his own mum.

Elsewhere on the square, Sharon Mitchell returns following her brief time away and it soon becomes clear that Keanu Taylor is not over their affair…

Also next week, Denise Fox celebrates her birthday, Mick Carter has an accident and Jay Brown and Ruby Allen head out on a date but will things go according to plan?

Check out: Everything that will happen on EastEnders next week

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Hunter and Keanu are at war

Things in the square kick off with Hunter provoking Keanu while they're at a party.

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One thing leads to another and Karen's son punches Hunter in the street.

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Bex Fowler tries to calm the situation down but is left unnerved by Hunter's response.

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When Hunter and his mum return home, Mel decides to chuck away all traces of her now-dead husband Ray Kelly. Hunter is left feeling relieved when he discovers the gun he hid is still in the house.

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Mel is left feeling worried

Mel is left feeling worried when Bex tells her about Hunter's encounter with Keanu. She then encourages her son to open up unbeknownst to her, Hunter is annoyed that she keeps worrying so decides to humour her concern. He later sneaks off.

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Hunter leaves Jack feeling alarmed

Later, Jack check in on his ex and when he notices how worried Mel is he heads off to find Hunter. He's left alarmed when he finds the teenager trying to chat up girls at E20.

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Nicola and Maddie return to the Square

When Jack takes Hunter home, Mel confronts him about his recent behaviour but he manages to get out of trouble by fake crying. While Mel comforts Hunter, they're interrupts by a fuming Nicola and Maddie who arrive on the Square and demand to see Ray.

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Mel worries when Nicola and Maddie refuse to leave Walford until they get some answers about Ray's whereabouts and luckily she manages to convince them she doesn't know anything.

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However the next day, Hunter spots the women watching him…

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Mel turns to Phil for advice

Jack shares his concerns with Mel about Hunter's behaviour the previous night in the club.

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When Mel watched CCTV footage of her son in the club she turns to Phil Mitchell for advice.

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While all this is happening, Hunter continues to assure his mum that he's fine.

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Mel seeks help from Ian Beale

At the end of the week, Mel turns to Ian Beale for helping but Ian being well, Ian, he thinks they're going on a date.

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When Mel arrives, she tries to sneakily get Ian's advice about Hunter without revealing it's for her son. However when she starts to ask about Bobby, Ian storms off.

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She then apologises to Ian and as he begins to open up about what happened with Bobby, Mel begins to think about makes a huge decision.

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Sharon returns to the Square

Elsewhere in Walford, after passing her theory test Louise Mitchell thanks Keanu for his support by posting a picture of them on social media.

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Fearful that Sharon will see the photo, Keanu begs Louise to remove the picture.

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After leaving Louise annoyed, Keanu asks Bex for some help and she suggests they throw a surprise party for her BFF. Louise is left touched that Keanu threw her a party and as the pair kiss, Sharon returns and walks in on them.

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The next day it's Denise Fox's 50th birthday and she celebrates her milestone in The Vic with the rest of the residents.

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While they're celebrating at the pub, Sharon and Keanu struggle to keep their eyes off each other and desperate to have a chat, Keanu follows her into the toilet.

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When Keanu tells Sharon he missed her, she's quick to remind him about his kiss with Louise.

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Keanu struggles to keep up appearances with Louise because Sharon's on his mind.

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However, when Sharon makes it clear that things are over between them, he makes a touching gesture.

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Keanu reminds Sharon that she was the one who ended things. When Louise enters the toilet, Sharon manages to help sneak out Keanu unnoticed.

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At the end of the week, Karen notices her son is mopping around and when she suspects it's about Sharon, he's quick to reassure her that it's over with her.

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Following a chat with his mum, Keanu decides to visit Sharon.

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Later while at the Mitchell house, Keanu begins to panic when Phil jokes about grandchildren. He's then relieved when Phil lets him slip off and spend time with Louise.

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Jay and Ruby head out on a date

Meanwhile in Albert Square, Stacey Fowler encourages Jay to invite Ruby out on a date.

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After she accepts, Billy suggests to Jay that after everything they've both been through, maybe a date isn't a good idea.

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Despite Billy's advice Jay intends to still meet up with Ruby but suggests they meet as friends instead, kicking Ruby's confidence.

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Billy and Shirley crash Jay and Ruby's date

Following some support from Stacey, Ruby heads down to Walford East to meet Jay but is shocked when Billy and Shirley Carter arrive and crash their date.

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After ruining the date, Billy tries to put things right by telling Ruby he's got a crush on Shirley.

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Ruby's home gets broken into

Following their rocky date, Jay walks Ruby home but is startled when she shouts that her flat was broken into.

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Ruby is left shocked.

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Jay and Ruby plan another date

Jay reports the break in to the police and when he sees Ruby again he reassures her that he'd like to go on another date.

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N'aww.

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Later, Honey gives Ruby a recipe for her date with Jay but feeling out of her depth, she calls Stacey and asks for help.

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Jay and Ruby have a proper date

When Jay arrives, he's left touched by Ruby's effort.

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It looks like things go well on their date...

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Mick prepares for coaching

Over to the Carter household and Mick prepares for his coaching assessment.

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Mick and Linda Carter begin to flirt but Shirley interrupts their moment by revealing the pump has broken.

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When Mitch Baker steps in to fix the pump, he challenges Mick to a drink off.

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But when they drunkenly mess around, the landlord ends up doing his back in.

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Linda is left feeling annoyed.

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Later when Linda puts an injured Mick to bed, she insists to Mitch that he makes sure Mick makes it to his coaching course tomorrow.

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The Carters are less than impressed when Mitch brings an old wheelchair to get Mick to his course and then rushes off.

Before all this drama happens, here's everything that will happen on EastEnders this week...

It all kicks off with Stacey Fowler worrying about Hayler Slater as she continues to spiral out of control.

Meanwhile Alfie Moon is in a lot of trouble as his lies start to catch up with him and he later leaves Kat a worrying text message that he's in danger...

Mick Carter also reaches out to his children Nancy and Johnny, Phil Mitchell is left annoyed at Keanu Taylor and Louise Mitchell's relationship and Denise Fox returns to the Square.

EastEnders airs on Mondays and Fridays at 8pm, and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7.30pm on BBC One.

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