Secrets and lies look set to be exposed over Christmas on Emmerdale, with the ITV soap promising that relationships will be put to the test this winter.
The festive season will be dominated by the wedding of Andy and Katie – but will history repeat itself? With Robert Sugden back in the village, could the nuptials be under threat? Describing Robert as “a dark shadow”, soap bosses have hinted at trouble: “will Andy’s bitter brother find a way to ruin their happily ever after once more?”
News broke last week that Robert is set to share a kiss with Aaron Livesy and there will be more developments on that front too. Having been cornered into committing crimes at Home Farm and through the illegal chop shop business, Aaron is set to “find himself in a relationship that presents danger of a different kind”.
Jai Sharma will struggle to explain how he got his son back, fearful as he considers exactly what the truth may be. As pressure mounts from Ali Spencer and Ruby, who question the welfare and whereabouts of Archie’s mum, Rachel Breckle, Jai confides in partner Megan. But will Jai’s potentially incriminating admission see Megan hotfoot it to the police? Or will she prove to be his saviour by finding a way to throw his doubters off guard?
Where the married life of Marlon and Laurel is concerned, there is the danger that she may start to look elsewhere. The relationship has been in difficulties due to Marlon’s increasing concern about daughter April, but now there’s the threat that he could lose sight of his wife’s needs altogether.
And, finally, while Ashley and Harriet appear to be having a happy time of it together, viewers can expect a disruption to their blossoming romance…
In a statement released today, a spokesperson said: “who will be left out in the cold this Christmas? With a great deal of resentment – and all the secrets and lies – the villagers need to tread carefully this winter…”
The details of Christmas on Emmerdale follow the announcement on Friday that actress Sammy Winward is to leave after 13 years playing Katie and that writers are planning “a sensational, not-to-be missed storyline for her exit”.
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