Jake Wood gave the performance of his career as Max Branning in a flawless EastEnders episode

Max self harms in EastEnders spoiler
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He has spent the last year smirking knowingly from the shadows, stabbing much loved characters in the back and intricately snaking his way through an oblivious community but after a powerhouse of a performance in a seriously special EastEnders episode, Jake Wood has made me feel the unthinkable. Yep, I am feeling sorry for Max Branning. 

He has done some pretty wicked things since he returned from prison from having young Matthew taken away from Jack and breaking Carmel’s heart through to leaving Jane to burn to death and depriving the Carters of their livelihood. It was fair to say that many had considered… Read the full story

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