EastEnders’ Linda Carter to return after devastating family crisis before husband Mick leaves for good


EASTENDERS’ Linda Carter will destroy Tina’s funeral in her dramatic comeback scenes.

The alcoholic landlady – who is played by actress Kellie Bright in the BBC soap – will make a show of herself as the family mourn murdered Tina.

Linda flies into a rage with daughter Nancy at Tina’s funeral
She drowns her sorrows at the graveside of her sister in law

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Viewers know Tina was murdered by Gray Atkins – but it is not yet known if the truth will emerge after her body is found next week.

It will also mark the full-time return of actress Kellie after her maternity leave.

Filming pictures show alcoholic Linda swigging from a bottle of gin at Tina’s funeral before launching into a shouting match.

She can be seen screaming at her daughter Nancy at the sad occasion.

And she will have reason to as the pictures seem to confirm her estranged husband Mick has moved on with Janine Butcher.

The schemer will come face to face with Linda after pretending to be a wine rep to get her to drown her sorrows at Christmas.

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A source told the Daily Star Sunday newspaper: “After Tina’s body is found, her funeral is held and all her loved ones gather to pay their respects.

“And Linda is at the centre of the drama, as always.

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“She has a blazing row and swigs from a bottle of booze. 

“It’s just what you’d expect from an EastEnders funeral!”

Actor Danny Dyer, who plays Mick, announced recently that he has quit the soap and will be leaving later this year.