It’s the return that many EastEnders fans have been waiting for as Sean Slater (Robert Kazinsky) makes his long-awaited return to the soap tonight.

Jean takes her frustration at not hearing from Sean out on Stacey and later at hospital Jean constantly mentioning Sean proves too much for Stacey who snaps, revealing she spoke to Sean and he knows everything.

(Picture: BBC) Stacey reveals that Sean knows everything.

As tensions reach breaking point, Jean heads into her appointment as Stacey leaves to collect the kids from school. However, unbeknownst to them both, Sean’s back…

Not everyone is pleased to see him as next week Sean very quickly comes to blows with Jack Branning which leads to a graveside showdown and his reunion with his mum Jean may be his last as Jean is taken ill and rushed to the hospital.