Guess who’s coming back to The Square?

Nasty Nick Cotton is making a surprise return to EastEnders this Christmas

Get your booing voice ready as Dot Branning’s son, Nasty Nick (played by John Altman), is going to be back on our screens at the end of October.

A reformed Nick (yeah, right!) gets released from prison and returns to Albert Square to see his dear old ma.

But, unsurprisingly, his bad side surfaces again and Dot is left disappointed that her villainous son hasn’t learnt any lessons from his time inside.

It’s seven years since Nick was last on the show.

John told the Mirror; ‘The BBC has always given me great storylines as Nick Cotton. I look forward to seeing if Nick will once again spread fear and loathing throughout the Square.’ You’re not he only one, John!