Viewers saw Lee Carter consider taking his own life last night on EastEnders as his recent struggles all became too much for him.
For the past few months, viewers have seen the Queen Vic barman struggle to cope with his money troubles and being bullied at work.
Unbeknownst to his family, a struggling Lee prepared to end his life as he stood on a roof edge in moving scenes.
His ongoing battle with depression hasn’t helped with Lee continuing to believe he is not good enough for wife Whitney or his family.
EastEnders Spoiler: Lee Carter opens up to dad Mick in emotional scenes [BBC]
In upcoming scenes, Lee could be about to reveal all to his dad Mick.
Pictures tease an emotional confrontation between father and son as he continues to struggle with recent goings on.
Mick looks shocked as troubled looking Lee appears to confide in him – but what will he tell his dad?
Another snap shows Mick looking angry at his son, while Lee cries over their conversation.
Viewers will have to tune into the soap to see how Mick reacts to whatever Lee has to say, and what exactly Lee tells him.
The aftermath of Lee’s suicide bid will be show in the hour-long New Year’s Day episode of the BBC soap.
EastEnders Spoiler: Will Lee Carter finally tell dad Mick about his troubles? [BBC]
EastEnders: Lee Carter decided to end his own life in an emotional episode [BBC]
Lee’s huge confession comes after dad Mick finds a Samaritans leaflet in his possession.
Mick is left concerned by why Lee has it, with viewers knowing he was handed one by the carpark assistant who saved his life during Friday’s emotional episode.
As Mick asks Lee about the leaflet, things soon get pretty dramatic in an unmissable episode.
Viewers were left hoping Karen, the lady who stopped lee from taking his own life, would become a permeant character on the soap.
EastEnders: Danny-Boy Hatchard has been praised for his performance in his character’s storyline [BBC]
In highly emotional scenes, Karen talked Lee around from his suicide bid as he prepared to end his life.
Viewers praised the tense scenes which left many in tears.
Danny Dyer, who plays Mick, has since praised Danny-Boy Hatchard for his performance as troubled Lee.
Taking to twitter, Danny said: “Beautiful @danboy Beautiful. High levels. #craftsman.”
EastEnders: Lee Carter has been struggling with depression for a long time [BBC]
Danny-Boy replied to his praise, telling him: “Cheers Pop.”
If you’ve been affected by this article or the storyline, you can contact Samaritans on 116123 or visit their website, here.