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Nancy and Tamwar prepare to leave the Square

Next week on EastEnders sees the departure of Nancy Carter, played by Maddy Hill, and Tamwar Masood, played by Himesh Patel.

The couple’s final week in Walford kicks on when Tamwar makes a decision about his future in Walford after realising he no longer wants to work on the market.

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Frustrated, Tamwar rips up some official council paperwork, before resigning from his job and handing his market inspector identification card over to Kathy.

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Tamwar arrives at the Vic to see Nancy and unzips his jacket to reveal a Hawaiian themed shirt!

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No points for guessing where Tamwar would like to go!

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Nancy and Tamwar share a moment, but will she agree to go with him?

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Later in the Vic, Masood opens up to Mick about Nancy’s plans to leave the Square.

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The next day, Masood arrives with the tickets for Tamwar and Nancy.

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Nancy tearfully says goodbye to her baby brother Ollie whilst her dad Mick watches on.

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Nancy then walks in with her gear and backpack on, ready to wave a final farewell to Walford.

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Will all go smoothly for Nancy and Tam and, more importantly, will Mick finally forgive his daughter for Ollie’s accident before she leaves?

EastEnders airs these scenes all next week on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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