Whitney returns to Walford and announces that she been talking to a new man. But then the pandemic hit and everything understandably got put on hold. Suki has been determined to keep her family out of trouble but it appears that Jags is no longer wanted. , List of EastEnders characters introduced in 2019, Learn how and when to remove this template message, impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic violence, "EastEnders' Mitch Baker arrives back in Walford with a mystery newcomer", "Soap spoilers: EastEnders newcomers, Hollyoaks accusations, Coronation Street mystery, Emmerdale romance hopes", "EastEnders spoilers: Arshad family to expand with 'NIGHTMARE' newcomers Iqra and Habiba", "So finally I can share!! Louise gets trapped in a container and is due to be taken into sex trade in Odessa, but the Mitchell's manage to rescue her.  When Ben fails to deliver, Jags kidnaps Lola Pearce (Danielle Harold), though he is berated by Kheerat for this and later lets her go after Ben comes to meet them and promises to repay them.  Kheerat is described as a "successful businessman who knows exactly what he wants and how to get it" and that he "uses his persuasiveness and charm to his advantage in every situation" Producer Jon Sen said of the family "The Panesar family are set arrive this autumn and will bring their own unique blend of charm and chaos onto the Square. However, when Daniel laters discovers he has weeks to live, he arranges a real funeral with Rainie. Habiba is shocked at this, and confronts Iqra, who reveals that she is a lesbian. Leo confronts Whitney on a balcony, and when Kush Kazemi (Davood Ghadami) sees them, he goes to help Whitney, but accidentally pushes Leo over the balcony. Upon hearing this, his phone battery dies, making it impossible for him to answer and she is caught by Gray. Read more: Fomer EastEnders actor Aaron Sidwell reveals serious financial worries amidst coronavirus pandemic. A DJ at a promotional event at Walford East restaurant. He arrives in Walford to tell Phil that he needs to come up with an alternate way to launder money, after the business of the garages collapsed. Mick Carter (Danny Dyer) sees Bailey sitting with the ball on the street and when she says it is boring on her own, he says he used to spend hours kicking a ball against a wall.  Midge is described as "thug", "dodgy" and "nasty". He later approaches Jean and attempts to initiate a conversation, but accidentally makes an offensive comment which causes Jean to slap him.  The story results in the character being killed-off, highlighting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic violence; Chantelle was killed by Gray in the episode broadcast on 18 September 2020. Bailey is a girl who is in Mitch Baker's (Roger Griffiths) van when drug addict Craig (Andrew Armitage) tries to break in. Mitch reveals to his ex-girlfriend Karen Taylor (Lorraine Stanley) that Dinah suffers from multiple sclerosis and that Bailey is her carer. Shyanna explains that Dinah can only speak through her and says that Dinah is sorry for how she died and is free of her struggles. Details of the character and storyline were also announced on the same day. The family is described as a British Asian family of Punjabi Sikh heritage. When Keanu finds Louise, Midge knocks him out and locks them both in the container. Jags was wrongfully arrested for Ruby's club burglary and Martin's attack, and was sentenced to 4 years in prison.  Executive producer Jon Sen also added "Bianca's return sparks a gripping new story with the arrival of Leo King – a dark and misguided figure who has grown up with the stigma of being the son of a convicted paedophile. Jags in Eastenders. The family is described as a British Asian family of Punjabi Sikh heritage. Danny Hardcastle (Paul Usher) and Midge (Tom Colley), associates of Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden), are introduced next, followed by Chantelle Atkins (Jessica Plummer), the daughter of Karen Taylor (Lorraine Stanley) and Mitch Baker (Roger Griffiths). Ahmed sisters are coming to Albert Square.... on your screens Feb 2019 !!! I don’t think so #EastEnders", Another added: "I honestly dont mean this in a horrible way but surely the Jean's will be the wrong size for the other brother?? Amar added: “I always knew I’d only be in the show for a set period of time when I signed up.  Kheerat reveals that Ash had an abortion years ago, disapproving of her actions and accusing her of "murdering her own baby".  Of her casting, Plummer said, "Just like the majority of the UK, I grew up watching EastEnders. Amar told Digital Spy: “Jags went against her and being the strong woman she is, just like their father in the past, anyone that goes against her doesn’t tend to fare so well. The post showed a picture of Amar in EastEnders as Jags alongside the words: “Great to work with the talented @AmarAdatia recently on his new acting showreel. She yells at Gray, telling him she is not scared of his abusive ways anymore, is glad she miscarried and that if he doesn't let her leave, she will scream until everyone hears. The show worked closely with Women's Aid in order to portray the issue sensitively and accurately. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. The jeans were actually bloodied when Jags tried to help Martin after the attack, so it would have Martin's DNA. After Ted Murray (Christopher Timothy) accidentally kisses Sheree in The Queen Victoria public house, Sheree arranges for Ted to meet her mother Wanda Baptiste (Anni Domingo). A journalist who is reviewing the new local gay bar, The Prince Albert. However, it seems that her son, Jags Panesar (Amar Adatia) will continue to make mistakes and bring trouble to the family. Gray notices messages from Kheerat and starts threatening Chantelle and the kids after she denies cheating, however she manages to calm him down and get him to head up to bed.