There are people in this world who experience bad luck. And then there’s Emmerdale’s Marlon Dingle, who’s in a league of calamity all on his own. Next week’s episodes of the ITV soap will see the Woolpack chef left reeling following the sudden exit of girlfriend Carly Hope. But heartbreak will merely be the start of his troubles.
The upcoming drama will also see young April blame Marlon after getting the wrong idea as to why Carly left in the first place. And it’s all down to rumours about Marlon having kissed ex-wife Laurel – gossip that eventually reaches April’s ears.
Pretty soon, Vanessa has also heard the tittle-tattle and both she and April are furious. As Marlon gets it in the neck from both parties, he desperately tries to explain that there was no kiss and that’s not why Carly went.
So, what is the real reason for Carly’s departure? And can Marlon convince April and Vanessa that he’s not to blame?
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