City banker Danny arrives at the Argee Bhajee just as Syed (Marc Elliott) is facing a particularly difficult time in his life, struggling to cover his tracks after stealing from the restaurant.
Danny turns up with a number of other city boys, and at first Syed clearly isn't impressed by any of them as he overhears their conversations.
However, when Danny later starts talking to Syed alone, events take a twist as he shows a caring side, sensing that the Walford resident is troubled.
Danny suggests to Syed that it may be useful to confide in a stranger, and soon enough he is listening intently as Syed opens up about his financial problems and much more.
The next day, Danny pays another visit to the Argee Bhajee and there is a noticeable chemistry between him and Syed as they enjoy a business lunch. Danny surprises Syed by inviting him out for a drink later, but at that moment Christian (John Partridge) arrives unexpectedly.
Christian is oblivious to the fact that there may be an attraction between the pair, but with reports of a love triangle on the way, should he be worried?
EastEnders airs these scenes on Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28 on BBC One.
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