Created & Finished 8th May 2004

Episode (#3709) --- Friday 9th April 2004

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Episode: 3709


This episode of EMMERDALE is written by Paul Quiney, produced by Tim Key and Kathleen Beedles, and directed by Di Patrick. The executive producer is Keith Richardson and the series producer is Steve Frost. It is a Yorkshire Television production for ITV1.


Len Reynolds Peter Martin
]arvis Skelton Richard Moore
Robert Sugden Karl Davies
Katie Sugden Sammy Winward
Donna Windsor Verity Rushworth
Andy Sugden Kelvin Fletcher
Alan Turner Richard Thorp
Paddy Kirk Dominic Brunt
Emily Kirk Kate McGregor
Marlon Dingle Mark Charnock
Carrie Granger Laura Crossley
]ack Sugden Clive Hornby
Victoria Sugden Hannah Midgley
Val Lambert Charlie Hardwick
Diane Blackstock Elizabeth Estensen
Pearl Ladderbanks Meg Johnson
Edna Birch Shirley Stelfox
Debbie ]ones Charley Webb
Cain Dingle Jeff Hordley

FRIDAY 9 APRIL 2004 7.00 – 7.30PM ITV1

Review :-
Robert is rocked to the core when little sister, Victoria, discovers he's giving Katie more than brotherly love. Marlon has a close encounter with Carrie but is it enough to satisfy his fascination?
Edna vows to find a way to stop Len marrying Pearl.

Victoria walks in on Robert and Katie in bed together.

Victoria walks in on Robert and Katie in bed together.

Katie (Sammy Winward) and Robert (Karl Davies) agree that she will leave Andy (Kelvin Fletcher) and stay with her dad

Katie and Robert in Bed.

for six months before returning to be with Robert. Katie admits she can’t bear the thought of spending six months away from him and they kiss passionately.

Robert scars Victoria.

Victoria (Hannah Midgley) gets the shock of her life when she walks in on Robert and Katie under the duvet together. Later Robert realises that she must have seen them and grabs his little sister. He scares the living daylights out of her by threatening that she must never tell anyone what she saw. Terrified of what her brother might do, Victoria agrees. But how long can she keep the secret to herself?

Robert tells Victoria she must keep quiet

Meanwhile, Marlon (Mark Charnock) sits on a wall opposite Carrie’s (Laura Crossley) house until she returns home carrying some shopping. When she drops some groceries, Marlon rushes over to help her pick them up but is unable to introduce himself.

Marlon later admits to Emily (Kate McGregor) that he went to see Carrie and Emily is deeply concerned. She insists that no good can come of it but Marlon claims that seeing Carrie made him feel closer to Tricia.

Elsewhere, Edna (Shirley Stelfox) tells Len (Peter Martin) that Pearl (Meg Johnson) is not good enough for him, but he claims that he loves Pearl and Edna will just have to accept it.

ITV.COM A Fateful Meeting Friday 09.04.04
Marlon walks up to Carrie's door.
When Alan and Emily sit down with Marlon, to discuss planting a tree as a memorial to Tricia, it is clear Marlonís mind is elsewhere. Marlon is thinking about Carrie once again. As Marlon makes his way to her house Alan confides in Emily that he told Marlon about Carrie. Knowing how strangely Marlon has been acting Emily fears the worst. When Marlon returns home in better spirits and tells Emily how he helped Carrie pick up her shopping and how fate brought them together Emily is deeply concerned about her friendís state of mind.
Pearl, Jarvis, Edna and Len in the Woolpack.
In The Woolpack Pearl attempts to get back on speaking terms with Edna, but her reminiscences about her time as a brothel receptionist are not exactly what Edna wants to hear. Calling Pearl a hussy Edna storms out. Len goes after his friend and when she tells him that Pearl has turned him against her he tells her that he loves Pearl and she will just have to accept this if they are to remain friends. Edna disappears into house warning Len that she will be proved right about Pearl.
Two pictures - Robert and Katie discusss their future while in bd.  Also in the bottom right hand corner Robert is threatening Victoria.
In bed Katie and Robert discuss their future. When Jack sends Victoria into the house to collect Robert she gets the shock of her life when she sees the couple in bed. She tries to tell Jack what sheís seen but Robert appears and she clams up. Later, when Robert is supposed to baby-sit while Jack goes out, Victoria says she wants Robert to go and tells Jack that Robertís been naughty. Once Jack has gone Robert speaks to Victoria but when she refuses to keep schtum he tells her that she will have to go away if she ever breathes a word to anyone.

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