Pam St Clement has graced our screens for over 25 years as feisty Pat Evans.
But the EastEnders legend, 65, who is leaving the show soon, is set to go out with a bang.
The programme's creators are continuing to keep her exit a secret, but it is said that an exact replica of her B&B home is being constructed at Elstree studios, where all the large scale stunts are filmed.
A source said "The last time EastEnders built something on this set was when they set fire to the Queen Vic.
"It is only used when they need to film fires and explosions.
"They want Pam's character to go out with a bang. The script is so top secret even she doesn't know how Pat is going to go yet. But she will be killed off."
The gripping scenes are said to be aired at Christmas time, and the return of Pat's granddaughter Bianca and stepson Ricky is also in the pipeline.
There are also rumours of her notorious 'bad boy' sons David and Simon Wicks making a comeback to the Square.
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