Max sets Steven a dangerous task in EastEnders
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Max Branning well and truly has lying Steven Beale trapped in a corner in EastEnders – as he blackmails into helping him with a dangerous task associated with Weyland & Co. 

And, not wanting the truth about his made up brain tumour to be exposed to his fiancee Lauren, a petrified Steven is forced to give in to Max’s demands – but how far will he be prepared to go to keep Max off his back?

Steven had tried to get the upper hand on Max after discovering him in a compromising position with Fi Browning but this backfired massively as Max reminded him who had more to lose.

Max sets Steven a dangerous task in EastEnders
(Picture: BBC)

Steven tried desperately to apologise and smooth things over but Max wasn’t having any of it and told him that he needs his help shifting some stubborn tenants – and it sounds like he wants Steven to deploy some unsavoury tactics to remove them.

Steven is torn but Max reminds him that he has no choice and Steven is drawn into his murky world.

But will Steven fulfil the task to Max’s satisfaction – and is this just the start of a vert slippery slope?

This episode airs on Thursday 17th August at 7:30pm on BBC One.

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