“I think Ben and Callum really do love each other, but it’s almost that Romeo and Juliet story – can they, can’t they?”
Asked whether he was involved in the anniversary episode, Max said: “I hope so – I’d love to be involved! That’d be nice, wouldn’t it?
“Doing handstands somewhere! It’s great, because everybody is involved in some way,” he revealed.
Pictures of Max Bowden on set of the 35th anniversary boat party having emerged on social media, which appear to confirm he plays a big part.
As one resident is guaranteed to die as a result of the trip, could Ben be the fatality?
It has been suggested Callum could be the one to end up in the water, could Ben die saving him, or could a shock double death occur?
EastEnders continues on Monday at 8pm on BBC One