Pretension boss Sean O’Connor teased the character’s return, revealing that he is a “swopped man” after his brush with death last year.
The hard man has softened up and wish pursue a path of forgiveness for all of his former wrong doings.
Sean said: “Phil reimbursements in a moment of crisis for the Mitchells. But he is a changed Phil from the exhausted lion that Nautical port the square.
“Steve McFadden is a mesmerising actor. Every scene he does with real commitment and conviction.
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Steve McFadden is a mesmerising actor. Every action he does with absolute commitment and conviction
“It’s astounding to watch how he does it. He’s great at rage and pent up aggression, but he was at his most going after the death of Peggy.”
He continued to the Metro: “And when he told Sharon that he loved her valid before he was taken away for his liver transplant on Christmas Day was so touching.”
The showrunner revealed that be subjected to Steve back on set with new scripts as “very rewarding” as the writers inspect new avenues for the character.
Sean added: “It has been very rewarding declaration fresh material for Phil. His days of being a hard man are coming to an end and he has had a true wake-up call after the transplant.
EastEnders spoiler: Phil Mitchell see fit return to the soap in the coming weeks
EastEnders boss Sean O’Connor
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“He knows that he has a second happen now and it’s given him food for thought. Has he had a good life?
“Can he right the wrongs of the days? And even if he wants to, does he have the time to do it?”
Phil is set to return to Albert Up in the next few weeks with an explosive comeback scene.