Emmerdale: Dan and Kerry to split up? Liam Fox wants to see how they cope apart

"I hope they don't get back together too quickly," says the actor

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Emmerdale star Liam Fox has hinted that Dan will break up with Kerry in an upcoming episode of the ITV soap.

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Kerry – who is currently pregnant in the wake of a one-night stand with Ross – will be seen going for a termination next week, only to be caught at the clinic by Dan.

“He’s dumbfounded,” says Fox, “and he realises that whatever has been on Kerry’s mind must have something to do with this. He wants answers there and then.”

Emmerdale bosses are remaining tight-lipped on what happens in the aftermath of the showdown, but Fox has a desire to see what happens should Kerry and Dan split.

“I hope they don’t get back together too quickly,” he comments. “It’ll be nice to see how they cope without each other for a while. But, long term, I’d like to see them back together. And whatever happens to them while they’re apart might bring another dimension to their relationship. It’ll be interesting.”

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Prior to these ructions, Dan and Kerry have traditionally been the go-to characters for comedy on Emmerdale, but Fox says he’s relished the chance to tackle more dramatic plotlines in recent months:

“Both Laura Norton and I are lucky in that we play a load of comedy and serious drama. It means we can stay happy in the job because we’re showing all the different sides to the characters.

“And I love the way this storyline has been written in that it’s come out of a lack of communication, which is something that can make relationships fall apart.

“It’s been nicely played out over a long period. It’s not something that’s been thrown in and been done and dusted in just a few weeks.”

You can watch a 60-second rundown of next week’s episodes of Emmerdale below.

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