ITV has released some new behind-the-scenes images that show actor Kelvin Fletcher filming the moment when his character Andy Sugden prepares to commit suicide.
Having lost the love of his life, Andy will be seen next week struggling to make sense of the world without Katie in it. On the day of his wife’s funeral, Andy ends up by a steep quarry, teetering dangerously close to the precipice – but will he end it all?
These were draining scenes to film,” admits the actor. “But they’re everything I hoped and anticipated they would be from first learning about Sammy’s departure. Hopefully I’ve done a good job with what is a tough subject.”
Viewers can see what happens when Emmerdale airs these scenes on Thursday 19 February.
And watch below for a 60-second rundown of the coming week’s drama: