• Writer – Samantha Doland De Vaux
  • Director – Alan de Pellette

Nicola latches onto the idea of exaggerating Carl’s illness to keep him at home despite the boy pleading to go back to school.

Overcompensating for her guilt, Chas jumps on board with Faith’s idea for a big knees up to celebrate Paddy’s birthday. But the unspoken tension is clear when Kerry and Al bump into Paddy and Chas and Al later admits to Chas he was jealous seeing them together. Defiant Chas denies any feelings.

David feigns a neck injury to the insurance company after his crash with Nicola

Smitten Laurel chats with a flirty Kit as amused Marlon watches on.

Cast

  • Bertie Brotherton as Thomas Tate
  • Charlie Joyce as Carl Holliday
  • Charlotte Bellamy as Laurel Thomas
  • Christopher Chittell as Eric Pollard
  • Claire King as Kim Tate
  • Dominic Brunt as Paddy Dingle
  • Jay Kontzle as Billy Fletcher
  • Joe-Warren Plant as Jacob Gallagher
  • Karen Blick as Lydia Dingle
  • Laura Norton as Kerry Wyatt
  • Lesley Dunlop as Brenda Walker
  • Luca Hoyle as Elliot Windsor
  • Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle
  • Mark Charnock as Marlon Dingle
  • Matthew Wolfenden as David Metcalfe
  • Michael Wildman as Al Chapman
  • Nick Miles as Jimmy King
  • Nicola Wheeler as Nicola King
  • Olivia Bromley as Dawn Fletcher
  • Rebecca Bakes as Angelica King
  • Sally Dexter as Faith Dingle
  • Samantha Giles as Bernice Blackstock
  • Thoren Ferguson as Kit
  • Zoe Henry as Rhona Goskirk

Emmerdale airs on weeknights at 7.30pm on ITV.