11/06/2014 20:05 BST | Updated 12/06/2014 02:59 BST

‘EastEnders' Spoiler: Max Branning And DC Summerhayes Share A Kiss (PIC)

Things are heating up in ‘EastEnders’ tonight, as Max Branning finally leans in for a kiss with DC Summerhayes.

The car lot manager has been getting close to the police officer in recent weeks, leaving viewers wondering how their romance will affect the Lucy Beale murder case.

The pair steal a kiss

DC Summerhayes is working on the case, giving Max - who could be Lucy’s killer - the perfect way to gain more information on the police’s investigation.

On Tuesday, viewers saw Max confess a huge secret his daughter Abi, who surprised him by helping to clear up some evidence.

Peter Beale and Max’s daughter Lauren have been doing their best to gather more information on the killer’s identity, but they haven't been having much luck.

Peter has other troubles of his own next week when his dad Ian announces that he and Denise have set a date for their wedding.

Watch ‘EastEnders’ at 7.30pm on Thursday 12 June to see the action unfold.

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