EastEnders spoilers – First look as Sam Mitchell makes SHOCK return to Walford; plus Emmerdale & Coronation Street news


A MITCHELL family favourite is set to return to EastEnders this week, the BBC has revealed.

Sam Mitchell will make a surprise return to the square, with Kim Medcalf starring as Grant and Phil’s sister.

It was confirmed earlier this year that Kim was re-joining the show as the character, who has also been played by Danniella Westbrook.

BBC Head of Continuing Drama Kate Oates reacted to the Sam Mitchell news: ‘I have long wanted to bring Sam back into the family fold. Her return is guaranteed to be explosive.’

Kim herself stated: ‘When the BBC approached me last year to reprise the role of Sam I was thrilled,’ said the star when news of her return broke.

‘She’s a brilliant character and I can’t wait to get back in the Square and work with the amazing cast.”

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