EastEnders’ Jean Slater (performed by Gillian Wright) has been struggling together with her psychological well being as of late
EastEnders’ Jean Slater (performed by Gillian Wright) was seen carrying a marriage costume and drowning within the ocean in a brand new storyline.
Jean – who has bipolar dysfunction – wears the standard wedding ceremony costume as she tumbles round within the sea at Southend in Essex.
In new photos obtained by The Solar, the character will be seen casually swimming out to sea earlier than issues go unsuitable and he or she begins to drown.
The scenes, which incorporates daughter Stacey going into the ocean to save lots of Jean – can be airing later this 12 months.
Jean has been struggling together with her psychological well being in current episodes and even suffered from a manic episode.
In photographs launched earlier this week, Jean will be seen working via a seaside honest, while her daughter Stacey Slater and Martin Fowler – performed by Lacey Turner and James Bye – desperately seek for her.
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Wearing her wedding ceremony gear, Jean is seen wanting frantic as she runs across the location.
Not solely has Jean been affected by psychological well being points currently, however she has additionally had points together with her bodily well being.
The character had yet one more most cancers scare, but it surely turned out she was okay this time.
“I feel that she’s grow to be stronger via coping with most cancers,” actress Gillian stated of her character.
“She’s grow to be much less timid and fewer scared, in contrast with how she was once we first met her within the early years. She has extra braveness.”
“I beloved doing the storyline [with Daniel] as a result of though it was a narrative that was unhappy, and it may have been doom and gloom, we really had plenty of enjoyable.
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“I feel that the connection with Daniel made Jean extra feisty, and extra assured. Even when she’s unsuitable, she does it with confidence.”
Stacey has been rising more and more involved together with her mum’s erratic conduct.
A scene had Stacey alarmed when Jean reveals she is planning a shock for the youngsters and when she then pressures Stacey to inform Arthur the reality about Kush’s demise – who was murdered by the hands of evil Grey Atkins.
After just a few dramatic scenes go down, Stacey goes to determined lengths to try to assist her mum and even bans her from being alone with the youngsters till she sees a physician, however Jean solely goes to Kat to try to persuade her able to taking care of the youngsters
EastEnders airs these scenes from Monday, March 21 on BBC One.
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