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.

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