EastEnders fans discovered the identity of Lucy Beale's (Hetti Bywater) secret lover on BBC One and RTÉ One on Thursday night, April 3.

Warning: spoiler alert!

In the closing scene of Thursday's episode, Max Branning (Jake Wood) emerged from the bathroom with a towel around his waist and told Lucy: "You took your time."

"I got here in the end," she replied.

Lucy is set to be murdered in the soap in the coming weeks.

EastEnders continues on BBC One and RTÉ One on Friday night, April 4, at 8:00pm.