One of the characters in EastEnders will face the terror of kidnap in episodes to air next week.
Warning: spoiler alert!
Ian (Adam Woodyatt) is kidnapped by Phil (Steve McFadden) and Max (Jake Wood) when the truth regarding Carl's (Daniel Coonan) blackmail plot emerges.
A bound and gagged Ian is brought to wasteland and then removed from a van by the men.
Viewers can find out whether mercy is in short supply on BBC One and RTÉ One on Tuesday November 12 and Thursday November 14.