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Stacey and Martin get married

Stacey Slater becomes a Fowler, next week on EastEnders.

Both Stacey and Martin’s hen and stag do’s begin in the Vic, with the couple both celebrating their ‘last night of freedom’.

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Before passing away, Peggy arrives in the Vic and buys champagne for everyone, to raise a toast for Stacey and Martin.

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However, the celebrations are cut short when news of Peggy’s death spreads to the party, but will the night still go ahead?

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Meanwhile, Bobby strikes Jane’s car in a fit of rage.

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Despite the Mitchell’s beloved matriarch losing her battle to cancer, Martin and Stacey decide to go ahead with their wedding.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 10/05/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 20/05/2016 - Episode: EastEnders April - June 2016 - 5288 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 10th MAY, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Belinda tells Stacey she needs to get ready. Belinda Peacock (CARLI NORRIS), Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER), Martin Fowler (JAMES BYE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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Lily, Bex, Kyle and Belinda are all excited when they see Stacey in her wedding dress, all ready for her big day!

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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 10/05/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 20/05/2016 - Episode: EastEnders April - June 2016 - 5288 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 10th MAY, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey & Martin get married. Martin Fowler (JAMES BYE), Ian Beale (ADAM WOODYATT), Rebecca Fowler (JASMINE ARMFIELD), Lily Slater (AINE GARVEY), Arthur, Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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Martin’s close family friend Dot says a touching few words at their wedding.

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Stacey and Martin exchange their vows at the ceremony in front of their friends and family.

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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 10/05/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 20/05/2016 - Episode: EastEnders April - June 2016 - 5288 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 10th MAY, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey & Martin say their vows. Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER), Martin Fowler (JAMES BYE), Ian Beale (ADAM WOODYATT), Wedding Official (BEATRICE CURNEW) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 10/05/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 20/05/2016 - Episode: EastEnders April - June 2016 - 5288 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 10th MAY, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey & Martin say their vows. Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER), Martin Fowler (JAMES BYE), Ian Beale (ADAM WOODYATT), Wedding Official (BEATRICE CURNEW) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 10/05/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 20/05/2016 - Episode: EastEnders April - June 2016 - 5288 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 10th MAY, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Stacey & Martin say their vows. Stacey Branning (LACEY TURNER), Martin Fowler (JAMES BYE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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EastEnders airs these scenes on the week commencing Monday, 16th May at 8pm on BBC One and BBC One HD.

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