As Chas and Al arouse suspicion on Emmerdale next week, Nicola’s week ends in disaster.
It’s all the Emmerdale spoilers you need for 27 June-1 July 2022.
Chas clashes with Al
Chas and Al are upping the ante, with suggestions being made about booking a hotel room. However, the next day, Faith is seen collapsing as she struggles with her chemo and a guilty Chas ends up cutting ties with the other man in her life.
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Overcompensating, Chas then jumps on board with Faith’s idea for a big knees-up to mark Paddy’s birthday. But the tension is palpable when, later on, Kerry and Al bump into Chas and Paddy. Al secretly admits to Chas that the sight of her with Paddy left him jealous, but she denies her feelings.
However, the next day, Chas sees red after Kerry starts recounting a night of passion with Al. She vents her anger at Al himself and he doesn’t hold back either. But what they’re trying to mask is the envy they secretly feel about the others' relationship.
It may not be evident to all what’s going on, but expect Charity’s suspicions to start building…
A panicked Nicola lashes out
Nicola remains spooked in the aftermath of the attack and is rattled by a knock on the door. Luckily, it turns out to be Bernice, who’s come to make a suggestion about a green initiative for Nicola to pitch to the local council.
But once she’s alone again, Nicola’s panic levels start to rise once more. And when she makes an attempt to pick the kids up from school, she ends up inadvertently slamming the accelerator and accidentally colliding with David’s van.
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Rather than exchanging insurance details, Nicola flees back inside the house and bolts the door. But when she later hears girls laughing outside, Nicola braces herself for a fight, thinking her attackers have returned. And, now in a terrified state, she lashes out and hits someone over the head…
David’s financial worries are mounting
In the aftermath of his crash with Nicola, David feigns a neck injury when he comes to deal with the insurance company. And he’s pleased when partner Victoria buys his lie, especially when she brings up plans for an expensive wedding.
Brenda, though, calls David out for making the claim, as it was such a minor collision and Nicola is quite obviously struggling. Priya, meanwhile, puts Victoria in the picture about the payments he’s missed…
Ethan snaps at Charles
Ethan thought his new living arrangements would allow him to spend more time with Marcus. But what he didn’t reckon on was Marcus’s burgeoning budding bromance with Charles.
And things now look set to get so fraught that Ethan ends up snapping at his dad because Charles isn’t giving him and Marcus any time alone.
Mary’s meddling annoys Rhona
With Emmerdale’s 50th anniversary coming later this year, I’m wondering whether Marlon and Rhona will get married as part of the celebrations.
Certainly, Mary would like that to happen, as she’s telling her daughter to get a move on with plans for the nuptials, insisting that she wants to be alive to see it. But Rhona is left annoyed when she finds out that Mary has booked a date for the wedding without even telling her.
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