The 28-year-old actor’s character is currently at loggerheads with Max Branning (played by Jake Wood) who has added Steven to the list of people he can currently control.
After his failed attempt at getting the upper hand with Max, the tables soon turn on Steven when he finds himself trapped in a corner by Max who threatens to reveal the truth about his fake brain tumour to concerned Lauren Branning (Jacqueline Jossa).
With no escape, Max will insist that Steven helps him with a risky task, but will he work with the Walford hard man in order to stop the truth from coming out?
Could his risky task be part of Max's wider plan to destroy Walford? Will Steven clash with Max in a way that will lead to him being bumped off from the Albert Square community?Related articles
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[Max] was always the manipulator and now he is becoming the manipulated and we will see the danger in him there. [Steven] is completely out of control of the situation and he does become the puppet
New episode pictures show Max pushing Steven up against a wall and giving him a stern warning in scenes due to air this Thursday.
It comes as Aaron hinted that Max would play a part in Steven’s downfall, telling Christine