EastEnders airs huge showdown for Phil Mitchell and James Willmott-Brown tonight

How far will Phil go to protect Kathy?

EastEnders will air an unmissable showdown between Phil Mitchell and James Willmott-Brown tonight (November 10) as they come face-to-face for the first time in years.

Last night's scenes saw a terrified Ian Beale turn to Phil after learning that Kathy's rapist was back – and had been to visit her.

Determined to take matters into his own hands, Friday's episode will see Phil follow through with his plan to sort Willmott-Brown out once and for all as he heads to his house for a meeting.

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Fans will have to wait and see what happens when the two men come face to face, but the intense showdown is certainly not one to be missed.

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With Phil prepared to do whatever it takes to protect Kathy, just how far will he go to keep Willmott-Brown away?

Either way, we know that the story is ultimately leading up to Ben learning the harrowing truth about what happened to Kathy all those years ago.

Ben currently has no idea that the man he has been dating for the last few weeks is the son of his mum's rapist, and unsurprisingly, he won't be taking the news very well.

As Ben reels from his discovery, he gets his own chance to come face-to-face with Willmott-Brown, but is the villain going to be scared off by the Mitchells? Or is this only just the beginning?

EastEnders airs tonight (November 10) at 8pm on BBC One.

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