The village are on tenterhooks as the trial commences. Tension spikes when Meena enters the courtroom, basking in the spotlight. Back in Emmerdale, the villagers try to distract themselves from the ongoing trial. At the trial, The jury appears sympathetic to Liam’s devastation as he fights tears on the stand but as the defence begin their onslaught of accusations. Liam’s blindsided when he’s accused of conducting an affair with Meena. Aggravated by her feigned vulnerability, Liam’s rage gets the better of him when he lashes out at Meena. Soon Liam worries his outburst may have lost him the support of the jury.

It’s Rhona’s birthday and April’s determined to make it special and successfully pulls off a surprise birthday party for Rhona in the Woolpack. Rhona is aware she had promised to visit Marlon, so Chas volunteers Cain to take her place so she can enjoy the party for April’s sake. After a while, Rhona’s eager to see Marlon. When April begs to come with her, a guilty Rhona lies to April but privately resolves to fight her case with her dad. In hospital Marlon’s guilty when Rhona tells him how much April misses visiting him, pushing for April to visit again.

Cast

  • Amelia Flanagan as April Windsor
  • Amy Robbins as Defence Barrister Milligan
  • Andrew Readman as Judge Stevenson
  • Clarence Smith as Prosecution Barrister Sinclair
  • Dean Smith as Prison Officer Beeker
  • Fiona Wade as Priya Kotecha
  • Isabel Hodgins as Victoria Sugden
  • Isobel Steele as Liv Dingle
  • Jay Kontzle as Billy Fletcher
  • Jeff Hordley as Cain Dingle
  • Jill Myers as Clerk
  • Jonny Mcpherson As Liam Cavanagh
  • Kevin Mathurin as Charles Anderson
  • Laura Pitt-Pulford as Carol
  • Louise Jameson as Mary Goskirk
  • Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle
  • Mark Charnock as Marlon Dingle
  • Matthew Wolfenden as David Metcalfe
  • Olivia Bromley as Dawn Fletcher
  • Paige Sandhu as Meena Jutla
  • Rebecca Sarker as Manpreet Sharma
  • Roxy Shahidi as Leyla Cavanagh
  • Zoe Henry as Rhona Goskirk

Emmerdale airs on weeknights at 7.30pm on ITV.