Kill Mitchell; EASTEND SHOCKER AS AVENGER MEL STORMS THE QUEEN VIC BAR.Byline: NICOLA METHVEN, TV Editor
THIS is the explosive moment when Mel Owen flies at EastEnders hardman Phil Mitchell, accusing him of murdering her husband.
Mel is hysterical after learning that he could be behind the death of her beloved Steve.
Gathering all her strength she storms into the Queen Vic and lunges at the startled star·tle
v. star·tled, star·tling, star·tles
1. To cause to make a quick involuntary movement or start.
2. To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly. See Synonyms at frighten. mechanic.
The showdown, to be screened tomorrow, follows Steve's fireball death in Friday's episode. After a frenzied car chase Phil, played by Steve McFadden, broke inside the blazing car and rescued baby Louise from the back seat - but he could do nothing to save Steve.
Now Mel has found out that Phil was there - and is sure that can mean only one thing.
As landlady Peggy proposes a toast to her son for his bravery, Mel storms into the bar trembling with rage while ex-husband Ian Beale tries to restrain her. It's a shocker shock·er
One that startles, shocks, or horrifies, as a sensational story or novel.
Noun 1. shocker - a shockingly bad person
bad person - a person who does harm to others
2. actress Tamzin Outhwaite relished. "Mel looks brave on the outside but inside she's cracking up," Tamzin explained.
"I loved filming that scene - it's not often you get to fly at someone. I nearly vaulted over the bar, it was like doing gym at school."
But Mel's anger soon turns to devastation as Phil forces her to accept that Steve - actor Martin Kemp - had been cheating on her with his sister Sam.
She's not about to forgive Phil, though. "He's been nothing but trouble and she's not going to build bridges now," Tamzin said.
Kemp has left the BBC BBC
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An incentive given to existing employees in hopes that they will decide to stay with the company.
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Tamzin is also quitting Albert Square in a dramatic storyline next month.
Arrested over Steve's money laundering The process of taking the proceeds of criminal activity and making them appear legal.
Laundering allows criminals to transform illegally obtained gain into seemingly legitimate funds. , Mel consoles herself by snogging Noun 1. snogging - (British informal) cuddle and kiss
caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, petting, smooching, snuggling, necking - affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs) her ex-husband.
But after discovering she's pregnant a broken Mel confronts everyone in the Vic who has played a part in her downfall - before marching out of Walford for good.
RAGE: Distraught Mel, her face contorted with hate, lunges at Phil at the Queen Vic bar and accuses him of killing husband Steve; COOL IT: Mel's ex-husband Ian tries to restrain her; EXIT: Steve's fireball death last Friday