After a huge twist was revealed in the episode of 'EastEnders' that aired last night on BBC Two. The BBC have now confirmed John Altman will be reprising his role as 'Nasty' Nick Cotton. After revealing the badboy of soapland was in fact alive last night, after his son Charlie Cotton (Declan Bennett) arrived on the Square in March and told his Grandmother, Dot Cotton (June Brown) his father had died. The grieving Grandmother and Grandson attended Nick's funeral. But in last nights episode Carol answered Declan's phone and was shell-shocked to hear Nick's voice on the other end. The drama is set to unfold as EastEnders heads into it's 30th Birthday celebrations next year.