EastEnders fans were reduced to tears again on Thursday night when Phil Mitchell read a note his mother Peggy had left him before she died.
Viewers heard Peggy, played by Barbara Windsor, narrate a heartbreaking goodbye message to her son as he attempted to come to terms with his mother's decision to end her life.
- Peggy's message to Phil
Viewers hailed Steve McFadden's stunning performance as Phil Mitchell, with many saying it left them overwhelmed with emotion.
Nearly seven million people tuned in to watch beloved character Peggy Mitchell's farewell from Albert Square after 22 years.
She took an overdose after discovering her cancer was terminal.
Viewers saw her reunite with her sons, Phil and Grant, and her hallucination of the ghost of her former rival turned friend, Pat Butcher.