SOAP fans have tough choices to make tonight - with EastEnders, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks ALL clashing in an unprecedented pile-up in the schedules. The three-way soapland overlap is because each of the hit shows is airing hour-long episodes to bring together some tantalising storylines. EastEnders, between 7.30pm and 8.30pm on BBC1, sees Walford favourite Alfie Moon return to Albert Square, to the shock of his estranged wife Kat. She goes to meet him after he calls her asking for help, to find him standing there in one of his trademark flowery shirts - but what does he want? Emmerdale, between 7pm and 8pm on ITV, sees Jacob Gallagher's forbidden crush on Maya Stepney come to a head. The lad has developed feelings for Maya, but there's just the small matter of her being his schoolteacher - not to mention his adoptive dad David's girlfriend. 'MY PAIN' Jessie J reveals heartache to Channing Tatum over not being able to have kids jungle war Noel Edmonds branded Holly Willoughby 'aggressive … [Read more...] about EastEnders is cancelled on Friday and soap fans face triple soap clash tonight as EastEnders, Emmerdale AND Hollyoaks air at the same time
CORONATION Street and Emmerdale fans were left both baffled and furious during this evening’s episodes after noticing dramatic changes to the theme tunes. Emmerdale was the first of the first of the soaps to air on ITV1 and the opening music was played on the piano which it isn’t usually. Emmerdale theme tune gets a makeover for one night only for secret reason The theme usually features a string orchestra and the piano can be heard playing quietly in the background. In the accompanying scenes, the usual car can be seen driving through the woods before there are shots from inside a house. A grandfather clock can be seen standing in the hallway where there are clothes and shoes scattered across the floor and someone can be seen running upstairs. The camera pans to the living room where a fire can be seen roaring away as a small dog runs out. There is then a scene where people can be seen sitting in the local pub before the vehicle drives through the village. The Coronation … [Read more...] about Emmerdale and Corrie viewers furious as ITV theme tunes change for first time ever – and it’s all down to John Lewis
EMMERDALE fans are convinced Mandy Dingle will steal Paddy Kirk back from Chas when she returns to the soap after 17 years. The Sun confirmed the TV legend, played by Lisa Riley, would be making a return to filming this week. Mandy will appear on screen in a self-contained storyline with Paddy in the New Year. But viewers are worried her comeback could lead to more heartbreak for Chas – who’s still reeling from the death of her baby daughter. Discussing her comeback, one fan tweeted: “Do you think Paddy will get back Mandy Dingle when she returns in the New Year? #Justputtingitoutthere #Emmerdale.” Another added: “Hoping Mandy returning doesn't spell the end for Chas and Paddy!” Emmerdale's Chas and Paddy say an emotional goodbye to baby Grace While a third mused: “I wonder if there's going to be a Dingle love Triangle coming up Paddy Chas Mandy.” Lisa, 42, confirmed The Sun’s story today and told her Twitter followers: … [Read more...] about Emmerdale fans convinced Mandy Dingle will steal Paddy from heartbroken Chas when she returns to the soap after 17 years
JACOB Gallagher got off to a rocky start with Maya Stepney when she started dating his dad. But now it seems like he's attracted to her and is becoming increasingly jealous - here's the lowdown... Who is Jacob Gallagher in Emmerdale? Jacpb's real mum is Leyla Harding – played by Roxy Shahidi – and was born after she had an affair with her brother-in-law, Justin Gallagher. Justin’s wife Alicia raised Jacob as her own when Leyla gave her baby to her because Alicia was infertile. Alicia and Justin split and she moved to Emmerdale with Jacob in 2010. Leyla was dating David Metcalfe and Jacob began to see him as a father figure. Later Alicia and David got together and married and he began calling him dad. In 2013, Jacob discovered that Leyla was his birth mum and he struggled to accept the news. In 2015 Alicia was sexually assaulted by Lachlan White and eventually moved to Portugal taking Jacob with her. He was devastated when David didn’t want to come. Jacob … [Read more...] about Who is Jacob Gallagher in Emmerdale and will he have an affair with Maya Stepney?
Lifestyle / Entertainment by Press Association 14/11/2018, 8:02 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Emmerdale star Lisa Riley admits she swapped her “addiction to food” with an addiction to eating less and exercising – but she is now on the right track. Riley, 42, who is returning to ITV soap Emmerdale 17 years after viewers last saw her as Mandy Dingle, has shed 12 stone. She told the Daily Mirror: “I was obese, had a dreadful diet, drank too much and was filled with self-loathing. I was a complete over-eater and an emotional eater… “I decided that instead of feeling sorry for myself and making up excuses, I had to do something about it and turn those negatives into positives.” The actress, a former size 28, admitted: “I had probably replaced my addiction to food with an addiction to minimising food and exercising.” But she said that is now behind her and … [Read more...] about Lisa Riley on weight loss: I was an emotional eater