- Writer – Jo Summerscales
- Director – Diana Patrick
Although Tracy is thrown to witness Nate and Naomi together in the village, she assures sister Vanessa she’s going to tell Nate about her engagement to Ollie. But Tracy struggles to find the right moment. And before they know it a charged moment leads to a forbidden encounter between Tracy and ex Nate. They are both awkward as they get redressed following their illicit encounter. Tracy hears Vanessa approaching and hurries Nate out of the back door in nothing but his boxer shorts. Although Tracy does her best to feign an air of normality, Vanessa’s immediately suspicious. Vanessa soon spots Nate’s phone and jeans, and her suspicions are confirmed when he arrives to reclaim the items. Vanessa despairs for her sister when she later confesses that she still likes Nate.
Chas is concerned for Al after his altercation with Aaron. But Aaron remains unrepentant. In the pub Al’s insistent he needs an answer from Chas about the future of their relationship. But later seeing her happy around her family, Al worries he’s already lost her. Al’s both flabbergasted and elated when she tells him she loves him and wants to be with him.
Will is subdued after his stag and soon tries to assure Bob his declaration to Harriet was just a drunken mistake. Before long Will attempts to play it all down to Harriet but matters are made worse, when after a charged moment, Will scuttles away, which only serves to further convince Harriet of his feelings for her…
A heartfelt conversation with Aaron gives Faith an idea. Meanwhile, Cain finally opens up to Moira about his struggles to cope with Faith’s shifting demands. Brimming with excitement, Faith shares her plans for a family day with the Dingles..
Charles is devastated that someone made a complaint about him to the bishop. Suspecting that it might be Nicola, he warns Naomi not to take matters into her own hands and confront Nicola. Charles sees Naomi loitering outside Victoria Cottage and tries to usher her away before she’s caught breaking her bail conditions. When Nicola emerges, Naomi hides but Charles is caught in an acrimonious conversation with Nicola about her complaint to the bishop.
- Amy Walsh As Tracy Metcalfe
- Claire King as Kim Tate
- Danny Miller as Aaron Dingle
- Dean Andrews as Will Taylor
- Dominic Brunt as Paddy Dingle
- Eden Ratcliffe-Knights as Frankie Robinson
- Jeff Hordley as Cain Dingle
- Jurell Carter As Nate Robinson
- Karene Peter as Naomi Walters
- Katherine Dow Blyton as Harriet Finch
- Kevin Mathurin as Charles Anderson
- Laura Norton as Kerry Wyatt
- Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle
- Michael Wildman as Al Chapman
- Michelle Hardwick as Vanessa Woodfield
- Nicola Wheeler as Nicola King
- Sally Dexter as Faith Dingle
- Tony Audenshaw as Bob Hope
Emmerdale airs weeknights at 7.30pm on ITV.