LOLA Pearce is trying to make a few last happy memories before her time in Albert Square runs out.
Her husband Jay Brown has taken charge of everything for her, prompting Ben and Billy Mitchell to take action in EastEnders.
Emotions are running high in the family as actress Danielle Harold has filmed Lola's final scenes.
As regular BBC One viewers know, the hairstylist was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour.
And with her days numbered, she is adamant on making fresh and happy memories with her loved ones, including Jay but the latter is juggling his life at home with his professional routine.
Next week, Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick) takes it upon himself to alleviate some of the pressure from Jay Brown (Jamie Borthwick).
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The mechanic has a big treat day planned for Lola in town but she's exhausted due to her condition and he has to call the whole thing off.
Noticing that Jay is taking up too much and misses out on time to make memories with his granddaughter, Billy enlists Ben Mitchell's help.
Ben (Max Bowden) and Billy arrange cover for him at Coker's and at the car lot to stop Jay from going under.
Jay is then told what they've done and he learns he'll still get full pay, which leaves him completely overwhelmed.
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Lola eventually finds out he's on compassionate leave and she's thrilled – they have time to spend together before it's too late.
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Billy Mitchell gets a surprise of his own next week in later scenes.
Billy is due to celebrate his birthday next week but struggles in the face of Lola's tragically short life expectancy.
Meanwhile, in The Vic, Lola is trying to throw him a surprise party but Honey Mitchell (Emma Barton) is just as conflicted when she's brought in on the plan, knowing Billy can't bring himself to feel happy.
Later on, he walks into The Vic to find all his friends waiting to surprise him – and he's immediately brought to tears.
EastEnders airs from Monday to Thursday at 7.30pm on BBC One.
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