There’s nothing better than sitting down in front of the TV on Christmas Day evening while tucking into a sandwich packed full of Christmas dinner leftovers. One of the mostly hotly-anticipated Christmas specials returns for a double bill this year. The episodes feature matriarch Agnes (Brendan O’Carroll) refusing to buy a Christmas tree, and Cathy (Jennifer Gibney) has an internet date.
Viewers have been left shocked and heartbroken by horrific rape scenes that aired on Emmerdale last night showing manipulative lawyer Pierce Harris force himself onto his new wife Rhona Goskirk, just hours after they tied the knot in front of their friends and family. Ofcom has now received 62 complaints over the brutal episode, which aired at 7pm, but actress Zoe Henry has warned that there is “worse” to come tonight. Rhona was backed into a corner by Pierce.
Adam Thomas has spoken out over rumours he’s decided to quit Emmerdale to become a TV show host. The I’m A Celebrity runner-up, who plays Adam Barton on the Dales-set soap, was said to be leaving the show after eight years, with new plans to pursue presenting opportunities.
The Christmas season in Soap Land is notoriously full of high dramz. EastEnders and Coronation Street have come under fire this year for being a bit, er, dullsville compared to Yuletide’s past. Mick Carter finds out the truth about Dean and Linda.
Having clocked up almost 30 years on the soap, Jack Sugden, played by the late Clive Hornby until his death in 2008, is something of an Emmerdale legend. During a heart-to-heart in the woods with boyfriend Aaron Dingle, Jack’s son Robert claimed that his dad had once caught him in a compromising position with a farm hand and, wait for it, “leathered him”. “We had this lad help on the farm,” Robert explained.
Another day, another set of rumours surrounding who’ll be swapping Tesco Finest foods for Everyday Value in the I’m A Celebrity jungle. The latest batch of rumours suggest that actress Gemma Oaten and X Factor choreographer Brian Friedman could be signing up for the show, which starts again next month. Let’s start with Emmerdale actress Gemma, 31, who has reportedly ‘impressed’ I’m A Celebrity bosses during their talks.