Emmerdale: disaster strikes for Ashley at Dotty’s christening – watch the heartbreaking scene

Ashley's dementia worsens in this Thursday's double bill


Ashley’s devastating decline will be the focus of Thursday’s episode of Emmerdale – and you can get a heartbreaking first look at the upcoming drama right here.


Viewers will see Ashley try to mask his increasing confusion as the day of daughter Dotty’s christening dawns. But when a concerned Laurel suggests that they postpone the service, Ashley insists on going. 


Later on, at the church, Ashley is left stunned by sensory overload and forgets what’s going on. Traumatic scenes see him tell everyone that he’s forgotten who the parents are before he breaks down after being told that it’s his own daughter he’s holding…

You can watch the scene from Thursday’s episode below. Beneath that, there’s a 60-second rundown of all this week’s drama on Emmerdale. 


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