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Episode (#3652) --- 3rd February 2004

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Tuesday 3rd February 2004

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Episode: 3652
Written by: Karin Young



Andy Sugden Kelvin Fletcher
Katie Addyman Sammy Winward
Victoria Sugden Hannah Hidgley
]ack Sugden Clive Hornby
Diane Blackstock Elizabeth Estensen
Chas Dingle Lucy Pargeter
Val Lambert Charlie Hardwick
Louise Appleton Emily Symons
Harlon Dingle Mark Charnock
Ashley Thomas John Middleton
Ethan Blake Liam O'Brien
Nicola Blackstock Nicola Wheeler
Simon Meredith Dale Meeks
Paddy Kirk Dominic Brunt
Robert Sugden Karl Davies
Bob Hope Tony Audenshaw
Eugene Brown .lohn Axon
Viv Hope Deena Payne
Donna Windsor Verity Rushworth
Emily Kirk Kate McGregor


Date: Tuesday 03 February Time: 7:00pm to 7:30pm

Subtitled, Widescreen, Audio-described

Old wounds are opened for Diane when her sister's past finally catches up with her. Katie starts to buckle as wedding plans take an unexpected twist. Nicola is frustrated by Simon's `slowly, slowly' approach.

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From YTV EMMERDALE Tuesday 3 February 2004 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Nicola (NICOLA WHEELER) is smitten with Simon after their romantic date.

Val comforts Diane as she sheds a tear over the late Tricia. Thinking her bruised sibling is obviously in trouble, Diane is glad to have Val stay and has got used to the idea of having her younger sister around again.

Unfortunately the truce doesn’t last long as the truth behind Val’s bruising unfolds when an unfamiliar face comes looking for Val at the Woolpack, Diane is quick to presume he is responsible for her injuries.

Guns blazing, Diane is about to give the ex-boyfriend a taste of his own medicine when it transpires Val borrowed money from Eugene to pay for plastic surgery and is now on the run so she doesn’t have to pay the debt back!

Diane can’t believe her ears, having previously taken pity on her sister for having been beaten up. She is initially furious and makes it pretty clear that she wants Val out.

However, just as disconsolate Val is about to leave the village, Diane has a change of heart and they agree to try and make amends.

Meanwhile, as the big day draws closer, both Andy and Katie admit they are nervous about the impending wedding. Jack manages to help take the pressure off, by telling them he will pay for Victoria’s bridesmaid dress.

ITV.COM Lust and Lies Tuesday 03.02.04
Andy and Robert's exploits have brought them unwelcome attention. During a talk about the wedding Ashley is fixated on Andy's hangover, whereas Jack accuses Robert of having a lady on the go. After last night Andy also needs Robert to get the shopping from leopard-undercarriaged Viv's. Meanwhile Katie is getting edgy, overreacting to Donna's comments about the Sugden boys, and panicking about how much the wedding is costing. She's not the only one - Robert is getting jealous of all the cash being spent on Andy.
Simon has left Nicola's head spinning, and Paddy can't work out whether he's amused or cross that someone else is having rings run around them. Nicola is taken for an exclusive meal at Simon's restaurant, but she gets miffed when she finds out it was closed to customers because he was trying a new menu on her. She tells Simon she feels cheap and used, which he says might come later if she behaves. After a passionate kiss he's gone into the night, leaving her tingling with anticipation.
Elsewhere, Val's explanation for her bruises seems flimsy, but Diane risks letting her stay until she's on her feet again. However, Val's excitement is interrupted by the arrival of her ex Eugene. Diane wasn't expecting someone jolly in glasses, but lays into him anyway - only to be handed the bill for Val's nosejob, which she finds hysterical. She is less amused when she finds her mother's engagement ring in Val's jewellery box - something she had always wanted but Val had said was lost. Diane lets rip, accusing her sister of robbing both her and her father, and Val leaves in tears. However, Marlon later brings Diane the ring with a note saying 'wear this with pride'. Sobbing Diane curses her sister, and all the damage she did to her and Rodney, but still has to catch Val at the bus stop and bring her back home.

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