David Witts as Joey Branning
|Portrayed by||David Witts|
|Introduced by||Bryan Kirkwood|
|First appearance||22 June 2012|
Joseph "Joey" Branning is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. Joey is portrayed by actor David Witts who first appears on 22 June 2012. Within the series, Joey is the estranged son of Derek Branning (Jamie Foreman) and older brother of Alice Branning (Jasmyn Banks).
When Joey arrives, he punches Derek, then reveals he is his son. He makes it clear he wants nothing to do with Derek. Later, he meets his cousin Lauren Branning (Jacqueline Jossa) and takes a liking to her friend Lucy Beale (Hetti Bywater).