Bob Hope has confessed to cheating on Brenda in tonight’s Emmerdale – but has lied about who he slept with.
After being cornered by his wife in this evening’s episode of the ITV soap, Bob thought fast and came up with a story about straying at a hosiery convention in Kettering with an old co-worker by the name of Fiona.
What viewers know, though, is that Bob actually did the dirty on Brenda with fellow villager Laurel on the afternoon that Emma Barton was murdered.
Brenda had been suspecting for a while that there was something troubling Bob, initially thinking that he was preoccupied by either financial or health concerns.
But when she rumbled that it was down to a sexual peccadillo, Bob had to come up with a plausible story that wouldn’t put Laurel in the frame.
In the wake of his confession, Bob was told that he would no longer be sleeping in the marital bed, while a cliffhanger scene saw him telling Laurel that he fears his marriage is now over. Could Bob and Brenda be over? And will Brenda ever find out the true details surrounding Bob’s infidelity?
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