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Jack Branning is back in Walford for Ronnie

Ronnie Mitchell (Samantha Womack) plans a birthday surprise for Honey Mitchell’s 40th – unbeknownst that the birthday girl has a surprise of her own up her sleeve.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 23/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 01/03/2016 - Episode: 5238 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Honey is delighted with her surprise party.  Honey (EMMA BARTON), Ronnie Mitchell (SAMANTHA WOMACK) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 23/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 01/03/2016 - Episode: 5238 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Honey is delighted with her surprise party.  Ronnie Mitchell (SAMANTHA WOMACK), Pam Coker (LIN BLAKLEY), Honey (EMMA BARTON), Les Coker (ROGER SLOMAN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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Honey (Emma Barton) takes on the role of Cupid and decides to invite Jack to her birthday party to try and put a smile on Ronnie’s face, in the hopes the pair will rekindle their romance.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 21/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 01/03/2016 - Episode: 5238 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: At Honey’s birthday party, Honey decides to surprise Ronnie and tricks her into playing a game. When Ronnie removes her blindfold, she is shocked to find Jack waiting for her. But how will she react? Honey (EMMA BARTON), Ronnie Mitchell (SAMANTHA WOMACK), Les Coker (ROGER SLOMAN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 21/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 01/03/2016 - Episode: 5238 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: At Honey’s birthday party, Honey decides to surprise Ronnie and tricks her into playing a game. When Ronnie removes her blindfold, she is shocked to find Jack waiting for her. But how will she react? Honey (EMMA BARTON), Les Coker (ROGER SLOMAN), Ronnie Mitchell (SAMANTHA WOMACK), Phil Mitchell (STEVE MCFADDEN), Jack Branning (SCOTT MASLEN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 23/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 01/03/2016 - Episode: 5238 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Ronnie is furious that Honey sent Jack a text.  Ronnie Mitchell (SAMANTHA WOMACK), Jack Branning (SCOTT MASLEN), Honey (EMMA BARTON), Phil Mitchell (STEVE MCFADDEN), Pam Coker (LIN BLAKLEY) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 23/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 01/03/2016 - Episode: 5238 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Ronnie is furious that Honey sent Jack a text.  Jack Branning (SCOTT MASLEN), Ronnie Mitchell (SAMANTHA WOMACK) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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Initially, Ronnie is delighted that Jack is back following his brief visit to Walford at Christmas, however she realises he only came because Honey asked him to.

Ronnie and Jack later talk things over – is she really stubborn enough to let him leave again without admitting how she truly feels?

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 23/02/2016 - Programme Name: Eastenders - TX: 03/03/2016 - Episode: 5239 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Ronnie and Jack talk.  Ronnie Mitchell (SAMANTHA WOMACK), Jack Branning (SCOTT MASLEN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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EastEnders airs these scenes on Tuesday, 1st March at 7.30pm and Thursday, 3rd March at 7.30pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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