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Jordan Johnson is back in Albert Square – and trouble soon follows!

EastEnders newcomer Joivan Wade makes his soap debut next week, as Jordan Johnson makes his return to Albert Square.

Denise is shocked when Jordan returns to the Square and wants to get to the bottom of his behaviour – following his off-screen arrest a few months ago.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 08/02/2016 - Episode: 5225 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Jordan tells Denise to leave him alone.  Denise Fox (DIANE PARISH), Jordan (JOIVAN WADE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 09/02/2016 - Episode: 5226 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Kim takes action when she hears Jordan threatening Denise.  Denise Fox (DIANE PARISH), Jordan (JOIVAN WADE), Kim Fox-Hubbard (TAMEKA EMPSON) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 09/02/2016 - Episode: 5226 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Jordan tells Denise to leave him alone.  Jordan (JOIVAN WADE), Denise Fox (DIANE PARISH) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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As Denise and Jordan talk, the conversation is brought to an abrupt end when Patrick, Vincent and Kim arrive and he is ordered to leave the house.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 09/02/2016 - Episode: 5226 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Patrick tells Jordan to leave Denise alone.   Jordan (JOIVAN WADE), Patrick Trueman (RUDOLPH WALKER), Kim Fox-Hubbard (TAMEKA EMPSON), Vincent (RICHARD BLACKWOOD), Denise Fox (DIANE PARISH) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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Unbeknownst to them, a gang is waiting for Jordan and he is attacked and taken to hospital!

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 09/02/2016 - Episode: 5226 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Jordan notices he is being followed.  Jordan (JOIVAN WADE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 09/02/2016 - Episode: 5226 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Jordan is followed.  Jordan (JOIVAN WADE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
© BBC / Kieron McCarron
WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 09/02/2016 - Episode: 5226 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Jordan is attacked.  Jordan (JOIVAN WADE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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The police arrive to tell Denise that Jordan was taken to hospital but dispatched himself.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 11/02/2016 - Episode: 5227 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) The police arrive with news about Jordan.  Denise Fox (DIANE PARISH) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 11/02/2016 - Episode: 5227 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) The police arrive with news about Jordan. Claudette (ELLEN THOMAS), Patrick Trueman (RUDOLPH WALKER), Kim Fox-Hubbard (TAMEKA EMPSON), Denise Fox (DIANE PARISH) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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Determined to make her former step-son see sense, Denise tracks him down and finds him badly beaten.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 11/02/2016 - Episode: 5227 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Denise goes in search of Jordan.  Denise Fox (DIANE PARISH) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 02/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 11/02/2016 - Episode: 5227 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE and ALL ABOUT SOAP) Denise goes in search of Jordan.  Denise Fox (DIANE PARISH), Jordan (JOIVAN WADE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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EastEnders airs these scenes all next week on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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