AFTER Piers Harris’ death, Marlon Dingle hopes this news will help Rhona Goskirk come to terms with her past.
But little does he know that she is keeping her own secret as Marcus Dean is about to return to Emmerdale. Get the inside story on the drama next week.
1 Marlon Gets Shocking News
In scenes shown in early February 2022, Piers Harris was declared dead after making one last request to Rona (Zoe Henry).
This led to her meeting the adult son of the outlaw Marcus (Darcy Grey) during his brief visit to the village.
However, the following week, news of Pierce’s death finally reaches Marlon (Mark Charnock) when he spots the announcement of his passing at the Hotton Courier.
Shocked, the Woolpack chef knows he will need to break the news to his partner himself.
Marlon is getting ready to do it with Paddy (Dominic Brant).
However, he is stunned when Rona and Vanessa (Michelle Hardwick) tell him that they already knew about Pierce’s death.
2. Marcus returns to the village
In fact, Rona has her own news to share with Marlon.
After meeting him for the first time, Rona learns that Pierce’s son Marcus is returning to Emmerdale forever.
However, when confronted by Marlon, Rhone feels uncomfortable telling him the whole story.
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Unaware of Marcus’ imminent return, Marlon is at a loss when he catches on to Rona’s distant mood and apologizes for doing everything about him.
To make amends, he proposes a secret meeting at a café while Rhona’s guilt weighs heavily on her.
Later, Rona is surprised and grateful to see Marlon’s romantic surprise dinner and tries to tell him the truth about Marcus.
But will she be able to confess everything to him before Marcus arrives?
3. Vinnie and Liv run away
After celebrating Valentine’s Day, Vinnie Dingle (Bradley Johnson) and Liv Flaherty (Isobel Steele) take their relationship to the next level.
The couple decides to run away from the village.
Liv can’t contain her excitement when Vinnie tells her that he has a friend in Daventry who works as a receptionist.
According to him, this acquaintance is ready to slightly change the rules in his favor.
But because Mandy Dingle (Lisa Riley) and their immediate family don’t know they’re engaged, Liv feels guilty about their secret plans.
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Excitement grows on both sides, but Liv and Vinnie are still keeping doubts from each other about this secrecy when their wedding rings arrive.
The next day, Liv is confused when Vinnie tells her that a spot has become available and asks if she wants to get married tomorrow.
However, guilt grows as their family is still unaware of the news of their engagement.
4. Chas and Mandy had a fight
Laurel Thomas (Charlotte Bellamy) knows that Vinnie and Liv are planning to run away.
She is flustered and flustered when they both tell her that they called off the escape while in the hideout.
But when Chas (Lucy Pargeter) and Mandy arrive, having heard the end of their conversation, the pair wonder how to get out of the hole they dug for themselves.
After overhearing Liv and Laurel’s conversation, Chas deduces that the former, a recovering alcoholic, has returned to drinking.
This causes a heated exchange between her and Mandy.
Paddy finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time when she spots Chas and Mandy chewing wasps paddling furiously with each other.
Vinnie and Liv wonder how they are going to tell their family and finally make a decision.
The lovers are packing their overnight bags for Daventry.
However, Vinnie is torn when he sees the many messages left on his phone by Mandy as the Dingles are desperate to find out their whereabouts.
5. Chloe sleeps with a villager
Chloe Harris (Jesse Elland) still has an air of mystery about her, but as the love triangle forms, she causes even more chaos.
As Jacob Gallagher (Jo-Warren Plant) is still struggling to mourn the death of his girlfriend Leanna Kavanagh, he asks Chloe to spend the night with him, not wanting to be alone.
Chloe agrees, but is annoyed the next morning when Jacob regrets what happened between them the previous night.
Kerry Wyatt (Laura Norton) wrongly suspects that Noah (Jack Downham) spent the night with Chloe when she sees her leaving the cafe.
This prompts her to lecture him as she tried to keep him as far away from Chloe as possible.
But Noah is understandably taken aback by Kerry’s outburst.
Things are cleared up in Watchmen when Chloe decides to tell Noah that she slept with Jacob despite their romantic relationship.
6. Battle of Noah and Jacob
Betrayal is too hard for Noah.
Blinded by rage, he rushes to Jacob and angrily confronts him.
But the heated discussion slowly takes a turn for the worse as Chloe desperately tries to apologize to Noah.
Later, Amelia Spencer (Daisy Campbell) spots a bruised Noah and she rushes to take a walk with him.
Is this really the end of Jacob and Noah’s friendship?
7. Charity reworks Woolpack
Chas runs into business difficulties after her Woolpack is taken away from her after a busy day at auction.
While the iconic Emmerdale Pub remains in the ownership of the Dingle family, Charity’s (Emma Atkins) and Ryan’s (James Moore) ownership remains hard to accept due to Hour’s extensive past at the bar.
In an effort to update the Woolpack with a more elegant and youthful look, Charity and Ryan come up with new ideas for the hotel.
But Chas looks down on each of them, not shying away from ridiculing ideas.
Charity bites her tongue trying to keep the peace.
Will both women ever find a common language?