EastEnders will air a special episode in honour of the King’s coronation, but it won’t be a party in the traditional Albert Square sense.
The neighbourhood eagerly gets ready for a day of festivities as Alfie Moon and Linda Carter (Shane Richie and Kellie Bright) prepare the Queen Vic for a coronation party early in the morning.
Residents of Walford enjoy performances by Kim Fox (Tameka Empson) and Felix Baker (Matthew Morrison) as Dusty Springfield throughout the whole episode.
Kim, whose stress levels are already high, freaks out when she is upset when she cannot see Denzel Danes (Jaden Ladega) in the throng.
With just a few months to live, Honey and Billy Micthell (Emma Barton and Perry Fenwick) are keen to make some memorable memories for Lola Pearce (Danielle Harold), but their efforts leave them stressed.
The people of Walford are commemorating other occasions as well, however, besides the King.
Reiss Colwell (Jonny Freeman) has gone above and above when it comes to birthday goodies for Sonia Fowler (Natalie Cassidy). One thing is absent, though: Reiss himself.
Reiss shows up just in time for the coronation performance, interrupting Rocky Cotton (Brian Conley) as he is considering informing Sonia about a strange phone conversation he overheard him making.
Rocky subsequently presses Reiss for the truth, but when Sonia enters and overhears the conversation, she tells Reiss to leave her life. Is this their last chance?
Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean) and Keanu (Danny Walters) get engaged, which horrifies Karen Taylor (Lorraine Stanley).
Despite the Vic party being in full swing, Keanu is apprehensive to enjoy himself there for fear of upsetting Nish Panesar (Navin Chowdhry), especially after his altercation with Ravi Gulati (Aaron Thiara) the week before.
Karen approaches to Suki Panesar (Balvinder Sopal), pleading with her to persuade Nish to halt his revenge because she wants this to be finished and wants to rescue her kid.
Will she be as fortunate?