Charity gets some news that sends her reaching for the bottle!

Charity is left in total shock when she receives some news via a mysterious phone call. The next day, Mackenzie fears Charity has discovered his baby secret as Charity struggles with the news she’s been given over the phone, grabs a bottle of vodka and heads out to clear her head.

Caleb is too busy chatting on the phone to notice his car key has fallen on the ground which Charity picks up and invites Cain along for the ride.

Irritated Cain’s forced to follow Charity and it soon becomes clear what’s been eating away at her…

Marshall stands up for Arthur leading to a near kiss between the teens 👬

When Marshall stands up for Arthur to a bully in front of Nicola and April there is a moment between the two boys as Arthur realises Marshall really is on his side. The next day, Laurel makes a call to the school when Arthur tells her his LGBTQ History assembly has been cancelled. After her call, Laurel discloses that one parent complained. After an insensitive comment from Jai, bewildered Arthur confronts Jai accusing him of being the one that called to cancel the assembly. A hurt Arthur feels as though Jai is encouraging him to suppress his sexuality and go back in the closet. Jai is left pained.

Later, Marshall comes to check on Arthur after the assembly is cancelled. Frustrated Arthur feels like no one is being straight with him, and warns Marshall that if he’s not being honest then he needs to leave. Marshall’s cool boy bravado is stripped away and they almost share a kiss but when Marshall’s dad calls and the moment is broken. Marshall panics and rushes off…

The next day, an upset Laurel has to tell Arthur that he can do his presentation at the assembly but only when some parents have withdrawn their children. Will Laurel be able to support her son through this?

Where there is a Will there is a way!

Will confronts Sam about his missing watch. As things get heated, Caleb warns Will and steps in to separate him from Sam. Sam is awestruck by Caleb coming to his defence.

Later at Home Farm, Will is thrown when Nicky reveals baby Thomas was playing with his watch and Kim is left frustrated knowing that she’s fallen out with Lydia for nothing.

The next day, Kim apologises and offers Sam and Lydia their jobs back. Hurt, Lydia agrees but wants Kim to understand that she is no longer a friend, just her boss.

Later, Will is shocked to learn Lydia and Sam have been reinstated and feels unsupported by Kim, but she doesn’t have time to dwell on this as Caleb arrives to sign off on the stud farm. Frustrated Will thinks Caleb is a shyster but Kim doesn’t want to hear it. Will is keen to assert his position as Kim’s husband in front of Caleb. 

Will B&B get the B&B?

Bob tries desperately to get Nicola to buy his shares in the cafe but she’s having none of it. Later, Bob learns from Eric that they’ve got three days to pay the deposit. Bernice and Bob are disappointed when their plan to get Jimmy drunk to convince Nicola to buy the shares, fails. When no one’s watching, scheming Nicola pulls out her phone and calls Eric…

The next day, Bernice is hurt and angry when she learns Nicola and Jimmy have bought the B&B. She confronts Nicola and accuses her of being a traitor but Bob and Bernice can barely believe their luck when they convince Pollard to let them beat Nicola’s offer.

But will they be able to raise the funds they need or will Nicola be the proud new owner of the B&B?

Also This Week!

Ethan informs Marcus that he’s been called into a meeting about the investigation against Greg. 

Noah learns his aunt Zoe set up a trust fund for him in his dad’s name.

Chas confirms to Paddy her love for Al was stronger than what they had. She is devastated to know her admission means her marriage is completely over.

Moira isn’t convinced that Cain and Chas will ever go back to playing happy families, despite Caleb’s wistful thinking. 

(Pictures: ITV) Emmerdale airs Monday – Friday at 7:30pm on ITV1 and ITVX with an hour-long episode on Thursday