Warning: This article contains discussion of suicide, which some readers may find upsetting.
Sonia (Natalie Cassidy) realises that her feelings for Martin are being reawakened next week, after she steps in to play nursemaid for him.
Upcoming episodes see Martin (James Bye) hurt his back when he decides to protect his estranged wife Stacey from an overly flirtatious guy at the E20 club.
The fallout from the incident then sees Sonia grow close to Martin again as she helps him to recover.
When Bex notices that her parents are bonding again, Sonia is quick to insist that there’s nothing between them anymore. However, as they continue to spend time together, Sonia can’t help reminiscing over a time when she and Martin were happy as a couple.
The situation eventually comes to a head when Martin falls asleep and Sonia secretly kisses him. Is Sonia setting herself up for future heartbreak by getting her hopes up?
EastEnders airs these scenes on Thursday, May 10 at 7.30pm on BBC One.
Over on Hollyoaks, Alfie Nightingale takes a renewed interest in Janine, the stranger that he slept with earlier this week.
Viewers recently saw Alfie (Richard Linnell) get arrested for indecent exposure after he had sex with Janine outside a bar. The surprise moment was part of Alfie’s ongoing struggle with schizoaffective disorder.
Later this month, Alfie’s erratic behaviour continues as he’s still haunted by a male voice which is tormenting him.
When Alfie heads off to the Duke Street Social with his best mate Tom Cunningham (Ellis Hollins), he leaves his friend confused by talking intensely about Sienna Blake.
Later on, Janine enters the bar and Alfie admits to Tom that he was arrested for sleeping with her.
Keen to impress Janine again, Alfie can’t resist making a grand gesture in front of everyone â€“ but will it backfire on him?
Hollyoaks airs these scenes on Thursday, May 17 at 6.30pm on Channel 4.