Christmas 2015 Spoilers

Stacey Branning is followed by newcomer Kyle

The mysterious ‘Kyle’ is back in Walford next week, and Stacey is none too pleased.

Stacey is uneasy and once again feels like she is being followed. Memories of Halloween night come flooding back and she tells Martin what she thinks.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey tells Martin she thinks she is being followed. Martin Fowler (JAMES BYE), Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey tells Martin she thinks she is being followed. Martin Fowler (JAMES BYE), Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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Later, it’s the night of the church Christmas play. Lily has a small role and Stacey is proud of her daughter’s part in the festivities.

As she sits next to Dot and with her life in turmoil, Stacey decides she needs to talk to someone and decides to confide in Dot. No doubt, the Walford matriarch has a few pearls of wisdom to share with the young mother.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) A proud Stacey watches Lily. Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER), Dot Branning (JUNE BROWN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey tells Lily she was brilliant. Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER), Lily, Dot Branning (JUNE BROWN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey opens up to Dot. Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER), Dot Branning (JUNE BROWN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey opens up to Dot. Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER), Dot Branning (JUNE BROWN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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Later, things take an unexpected turn. Alone with her thoughts and praying in church, Stacey senses that she is being watched. She turns around and is shocked to see that Kyle is following her once again.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey prays in church, watched by a man. Kyle (RILEY CARTER MILLINGTON), Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey prays in church, watched by a man. Kyle (RILEY CARTER MILLINGTON), Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey prays in church, watched by a man. Kyle (RILEY CARTER MILLINGTON), Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey prays in church. Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey prays in church and realises she is being watched. Kyle (RILEY CARTER MILLINGTON), Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 15/12/2015 - Episode: 5190 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey prays in church, watched by a man. Kyle (RILEY CARTER MILLINGTON), Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron Mccarron
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Written by Liz Lake and directed by David Tucker, EastEnders airs these scenes on Tuesday, 15 December on BBC One and BBC One HD

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Melissa Berry

An EastEnders fan since the very first episode, Melissa has had the privilege to visit the EastEnders set twice (not many fans can say that!) and met many of the cast. She also appeared on EastEnders Revealed: Angie & Me, with Anita Dobson!