However, with some help from Patrick Trueman, Tanya discovered that in fact, Ava is very much alive and well and teaching in school just a stone’s throw from the Square. So of course, Tanya set out to meet her, and did just that.
But she had intended to leave it there and never to tell her mum that she’d found Ava. However, events overtook her when Ava returned the purse Tanya dropped at the school, and Cora and Ava met then for the first time.
And in upcoming episodes, we’re to discover that Ava has a son, Dexter, who’s going to make his first appearance in Walford next week. Dexter is played by young actor Khali Best, and this week, he’s been speaking to Soaplife about the circumstances under which Dexter meets his long lost family.
He began by saying, “He’s found this photograph and the Brannings’ address, which his mum, Ava, has left lying around somewhere.
“He’s trying to piece things together and find out why his mum is so interested in them.” Continue reading »