Christmas 2015 Spoilers

Dot scatters Jim’s ashes

This Christmas marks Dot Branning’s first Christmas in years without Jim Branning – and, to celebrate his legacy, Dot decide to scatter his ashes.

Dot, Patrick and Sonia gather in the Albert Square gardens to take a moment to remember Jim.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 05/12/2015 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 25/12/2015 - Episode: 5197 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Dot scatters Jim's ashes Dot Branning (JUNE BROWN), Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY), Patrick Trueman (RUDOLPH WALKER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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In reality, John Bardon – who played Jim – sadly passed away last year.

These scenes air on Christmas Day on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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