What time is Emmerdale on TV? What’s happening tonight? Who’s in the cast?

The long-running soap follows the changing fortunes of the residents living in a Yorkshire Dales village

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Centring on a group of families (the Tate, Sugden, Dingle and King families) living in the fictional village Emmerdale in the Yorkshire Dales, the long-running soap was first broadcast in 1972 under the then-title Emmerdale Farm.


What days of the week is Emmerdale on TV?

Emmerdale usually airs on Mondays – Fridays, while a double bill is usually scheduled on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

What time is Emmerdale on TV?

Emmerdale airs at 7pm on ITV, before Coronation Street airs at 7.30pm.

Can I live stream Emmerdale online?

Yes, if you’re in the UK you can live stream episodes of Emmerdale on ITV Hub.

Can I catch up on Emmerdale episodes if I miss them live?

You’re in luck — if you’re in the UK, episodes of Emmerdale remain available for catch up on the ITV Hub for a month after their initial broadcast on ITV.

Can I watch Emmerdale on ITV Hub from outside the UK?

If you’re abroad on your holidays, you can watch content in EU countries including catching up on Emmerdale by subscribing to ITV Hub+. The service currently costs £3.99 a month and also offers an ad-free experience and download via an IOS app.

What’s going to happen in Emmerdale tonight and this week?


Monday: Billy is threatened by gangster Max when he changes his mind about allowing his delivery van to be used for the robbery. Elsewhere, teenager Amelia is still angry about Kerry and Dan’s break-up.

Tuesday (7.00pm): Will Aaron’s criminal past stand in the way of his and hubby Robert’s surrogacy plans? There’s a punch-up between Billy and Max!

Tuesday (8.00pm): Will David believe girlfriend Maya when she lies she’s selling her car to cover the cost of her divorce? Rhona is jealous when she sees boyfriend Pete confiding in his ex-wife Debbie.

Wednesday: Jacob panics when his dad David reveals his plans to propose to Maya with his late stepmum Val’s ring – which Jacob has secretly stolen! Rhona feels humiliated when she discovers Pete has told Debbie about her menopause.

Thursday (7.00pm): During a night out clubbing in Hotten, Maya ruins David’s plan to propose. Billy panics when it looks like Max is planning payback on Ellis…

Thursday (8.00pm): Maya storms out of the club after seeing David kiss his ex-wife Tracy. Someone sees Maya and Jacob together. But who?

Friday: The fallout from the villagers’ big night out continues. All will be revealed during a collection of flashback episodes airing 4th to 10th May.

Who is the Emmerdale showrunner?

Former ITV drama commissioner Jane Hudson is the executive producer of Emmerdale. Kate Brooks and Laura Shaw join her as series producers.

Is Emmerdale a real place?

Sorry to burst your bubble, Emmerdale fans — it’s a fictional village in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales.

Filming on set of British television soap opera Emmerdale (Getty)
Filming on set of British television soap opera Emmerdale (Getty)

Where is Emmerdale filmed?

The series has been filmed at ITV Yorkshire’s Leeds studios ever since the series’ inception. Location shooting is filmed at the purpose-built set on the Harewood estate, while various other locations in Yorkshire have been used over the years.

Can I visit the set of Emmerdale?

Yep, you can visit the outdoor Emmerdale village set. It’s a 90-minute outdoor walking tour, where you can take pictures and discover the behind-the-scenes world of your favourite Yorkshire soap opera. For more information on tour dates, tickets, timings and prices, click here.

Where can I watch classic Emmerdale clips?

You can watch a variety of classic Emmerdale clips on the ITV Hub here.

Where can I watch video previews of Emmerdale episodes?

Our Emmerdale spoilers videos are updated every week:

Who’s in the cast of Emmerdale?

Some of the best known current cast members include:

      • Chris Chittell who plays Eric Pollard
      • Claire King who plays Kim Tate
      • Steve Halliwell who plays Zak Dingle
      • James Hooton who plays Sam Dingle
      • Jane Cox who plays Lisa Dingle
      • Mark Charnock who plays Marlon Dingle
      • Dominic Brunt who plays Paddy Kirk
      • Samantha Giles who plays Bernice Blackstock
      • Elizabeth Estensen who plays Diane Sugden
      • Jeff Hordley who plays Cain Dingle
      • Emma Atkins who plays Charity Dingle
      • Tony Audenshaw who plays Bob Hope
      • Patrick Mower who plays Rodney Blackstock
      • Nicola Wheeler who plays Nicola King
      • Zoe Henry who plays Rhona Goskirk
      • Charlotte Bellamy who plays Laurel Thomas
      • Lucy Pargeter who plays Chas Dingle
      • Charley Webb who plays Debbie Dingle
      • Meg Johnson who plays Pearl Ladderbanks
      • Nick Miles who plays Jimmy King
      • Matthew Wolfenden who plays David Metcalfe
      • Duncan Preston who plays Douglas Potts
      • Lesley Dunlop who plays Brenda Walker
      • Roxy Shahidi who plays Leyla Harding