How will Max get Jane out
SoapBox used to think Claudette Hubbard was the Square’s true terminator, considering she survived a fall down the stairs and being buried alive in her own basement, but that was before Jane Beale (Laurie Brett, above with Jake Wood as Max Branning) repeatedly came back from the brink.
The unbeatable Mrs Beale has cheated death more times than your average bear, including being shot in the stomach by Steven, bludgeoned by Bobby, and — most recently — being left to burn by Max after Steven deliberately started the restaurant fire. To answer ‘why’ Max wants to kill Jane, well — put the kettle on — we’re going to be here for a bit.
Max was falsely imprisoned for Lucy Beale’s death when, in fact, young Bobby hit his sister over the head and Jane thought it best to dump her stepdaughter’s body in the woods, sparking an endless hunt for the teen’s murderer. Ian and Jane (and several other residents) let Max take the blame.
Needless to say, this didn’t sit well with Mr Branning. As luck would have it, he met Luke while in prison. A