The reveal of Christian and Syed’s affair is bound to court controversy.
Albert Square chiefs are braced for a deluge of complaints by featuring a gay-bashing Muslim.
It comes after Christian Clarke’s affair with his lover Syed Masood is finally exposed.
In dramatic scenes to be shown at the end of next month, EastEnders viewers will see Christian battered by a Muslim character close to Syed and wife Amira.
Producers are staying tight-lipped about who carries out the attack but there will be a number of suspects in the frame.