Lola Pearce’s death in EastEnders will have ‘devastating consequences’ for her loved ones reveals soap boss

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EASTENDERS boss Chris Clenshaw has teased which characters “won’t be the same” after Lola Pearce-Brown tragically dies of a brain tumour.

Lola, played by Danielle Harold, will die at home after her battle with a brain tumour, leaving her family and friends devastated.

Lola will die at home this week

Doctors tell Lola they have no more treatment options left for her

Lola’s friends and family say their final goodbyes

The young mum was determined to live life to the fullest after getting diagnosed with last year.

The doctors recently had to stop her treatment as the cancer had spread and was ineffective.

There are no more treatment options left for her, which means she only had months to live.

Since then, there has being many tender moments between Lola and her daughter Lexi Mitchell, husband Jay Brown and grandad Billy Mitchell.

Upcoming scenes will see Lola begin to suffer seizures, and the nurse breaks the news to Jay that his wife doesn’t have long left, and is near the end.

Lola then becomes unresponsive and the nurse warns the family that there will now be long periods of unconsciousness.

This week, Lola’s loved ones say their final goodbyes in heartbreaking scenes.

EastEnders boss Chris Clenshaw has revealed the fallout of Lola’s death for her loved ones who “won’t be the same” after their loss.

Chris said: “They all pull together and are there for each other in the immediate future, but that won’t last forever.

“Jay will find friendship with another key person. Lexi, she has three dads now!”

“I don’t think any of them will be. Billy, Jay, Lexi, Ben, Honey, it’ll obviously have devastating consequences for the family.

“Lola has been in this position where she’s become aware of what’s ahead, so she’s given some certain requests to the family.

“She’s asked Jay to make sure that he always talks to Lexi about her, she’s put things in place for the immediate future.

“But that may not last forever. It’ll be a difficult process and obviously it’s a sad ending for Lola, she won’t be there for the rest of her family.”

Billy Mitchell actor Perry Fenwick added: “Clearly, he’ll never be the same man again.”

EastEnders airs Mondays to Thursdays at 7:30pm on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.