• Written by: Peter Kerry
  • Directed by: Chantelle Kayll

Kim’s furious she’s forced to waitress when a wealthy friend turns up for a coffee. Before long Jai and Laurel meet with a stubborn Kim and present a case study against zero-hour contracts. Hopeful they’ve made a difference. That evening, Laurel arrives at Holdgate to tell Jai she wants to get properly back together after seeing the way he acted during the strike. The two are elated to be finally reunited.

Before long April’s pleased to spend time with her dad. But when April helps her dad to a drink of water Marlon starts choking. April is terrified believing he’s having another stroke and calls desperately for Rhona. Both April and Marlon are distraught. The next day April arranges to spend time at a friend’s house rather than be at home. Whilst Marlon despairs to see the stress his condition is placing on his family, adamant he should return going to hospital.

Things are moving fast and going well for Marcus and Ethan. Ethan is moving into Tall Trees and Marcus helps him..


  • Amelia Flanagan as April Windsor
  • Ash Palmisciano as Matty Barton
  • Carolyn Backhouse as Ginny
  • Charlotte Bellamy as Laurel Thomas
  • Christopher Bisson as Jai Sharma
  • Claire King as Kim Tate
  • Daisy Campbell as Amelia Spencer
  • Darcy Grey as Marcus Dean
  • Emile John as Ethan Anderson
  • Louise Jameson as Mary Goskirk
  • Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle
  • Mark Charnock as Marlon Dingle
  • Natalie Ann Jamieson as Amy Wyatt
  • Rosie Bentham as Gabby Thomas
  • Zoe Henry as Rhona Goskirk

Emmerdale airs on weeknights at 7.30pm on ITV.