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Phil Mitchell (played by Steve McFadden) was heartbroken when he discovered Keanu Taylor (Danny Walters) was the father of Sharon Mitchell’s (Letitia Dean) baby. The EastEnders stalwart had been looking forward to becoming a father again and humiliated his wife when he discovered the truth. However, now he wants to give his marriage another try and could suggest bringing up Kayden to keep Sharon happy.
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After discovering the affair, Phil left Sharon homeless and plotted deadly revenge against Keanu.
Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) took control and tasked Martin Fowler (James Bye) with the deed but the market trader was unable to go through with the murder.
Phil subsequently fled Walford when Sharon told the police he’d killed her lover and his absence led to Keanu’s return.
The dodgy dealer’s quest for revenge culminated in a violent showdown between himself and Keanu during the Queen Vic boat party.
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Their fight in the engine room caused the crash which claimed Dennis Rickman’s (Bleu Landau) life.
In a tragic twist of fate, Sharon gave birth to Kayden while her eldest son lost his life and the stalwart struggled to bond with her new baby.
After weeks of trying to make it work, Sharon handed Kayden over to Karen Taylor (Lorraine Stanley) as she confessed she couldn’t give her youngest son the life he deserves.
Phil, who’d adopted Dennis and raised him as his own, was devastated by the loss and returned to Walford to make peace with Sharon.
Initially, the grieving mother refused to listen but eventually, the pair reconciled over the joint love of Dennis.
Phil revealed his plans to buy the Queen Vic but Sharon left for Australia to clear her head.
In upcoming scenes, Phil is floored when Sharon returns unannounced but as the pair share a heart-to-heart, Ben interrupts to discuss the warehouse job.
Sharon struggles to adjust to life back on the Square but admits to Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) she wants to give her marriage another go.
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After Linda gives her blessing to Sharon and Phil buying the Queen Vic, the couple has a drink to celebrate but it all gets too much for Sharon when Karen and Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick) turn up.
Later, Sharon helps Linda pack but when they discover some of Dennis’ belongings she begins to question her decision to give up Kayden.
The blonde bombshell puts her doubts to the back of her mind and drops off some leftover baby items at Karen’s.
Sharon’s stunned when Karen asks her to look after Kayden while she gets ready but reluctantly agrees.
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Karen later finds Sharon asleep with Kayden and reminds her it’s not too late to change her mind.
The EastEnders stalwart refuses to discuss Kayden any further and rushes off to join Phil back at home.
Sharon and Phil reminisce before looking to the future but it’s clear something is bothering the grieving mother.
Will Phil realise his estranged wife isn’t ready to give up her baby and suggest he adopts him just like he did with Dennis?
EastEnders continues tonight on BBC One at 7.30pm.
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