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Episode #3617/3618 --- Christmas Day 2003
A Genuine ONE HOUR SPECIAL however it is numbered as two.

Created 13th December 2003
Updated & Finished 20th January 2004

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Date: Thursday 25 December Time: 6:40pm to 7:40pm PROPER HOUR SPECIAL

Subtitled, Widescreen

Review
On Christmas Day Marlon reaches for the stars to win Tricia back, but will she be over the moon? Terry is delighted to be home for Christmas. Passions run high at the Dingles' as Cain and Charity unwrap more than just their presents.

Cast List includes :-
Mark Charnock, Sheree Murphy, Billy Hartman, Jeff Hordley, Emma Atkins


We'd Like to Thank Ros Aynsley from Emmerdale with help with the Production Credits:-

Production Credits :-

Director Henry Foster
Series Producer Steve Frost
Executive Producer: Keith Richardson

Thursday 25th December 2003

Main title
EMMERDALE

Episode: 3617/3618
Written by: John Chambers

THIS PROGRAMME IS SUBTITLED

IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE'

Lisa Dingle Jane Cox
Charity Tate Emma Atkins
Zak Dingle Steve Halliwell
Debbie Jones Charley Webb
Sam Dingle James Hooton
Cain Dingle Jeff Hordley
Aaron Livesey Danny Webb
Chas Dingle Lucy Pargeter
Betty Eagleton Paula Tilbrook
Laurel Potts Charlotte Bellamy
Edna Birch Shirley Stelfox
Len Reynolds Peter Martin
Ashley Thomas John Middleton
Louise Appleton Emily Symons
Ethan Blake Liam O’Brien
Shadrach Dingle Andy Devine
Alan Turner Richard Thorp
Diane Blackstock Elizabeth Estensen
Tricia Dingle Sheree Murphy
Marlon Dingle Mark Charnock
Paddy Kirk Dominic Brunt
Emily Kirk Kate McGregor
Dawn Woods Julia Mallam
Terry Woods Billy Hartman
DS Leana Pugh Billie-Claire Wright
Scott Windsor Ben Freeman

Synopsis

It’s Christmas Day and Marlon reaches for the stars to win back Tricia, but will she be over the moon?

Terry is delighted to be home for Christmas, but will it be a cracker?

Passions run high at the Dingles as Cain and Charity unwrap more than just their presents.

Airing on ITV1

The Dingles get a shock on Christmas morning when they find Shadrach dressed up as a pixie hiding in their barn. Little do they know that Charity has hidden all the stolen Tate money amongst the hay in the middle of the night and Shadrach thinks all his Christmas’s have come at once.

To add to the day’s unwelcome surprises, the Police call round with a warrant to search the premises for the missing loot from Home Farm. Will the Dingles be spending Christmas night behind bars?

After a cosy afternoon in the Woolpack, Cain and Charity realise that they still have feelings for one another and disappear home for some privacy…

From YTV EMMERDALE Thursday 25 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Cain (JEFF HORDLEY) and Charity (EMMA ATKINS) find they can't resist each other.

Meanwhile, Marlon makes every effort to give Tricia a day to remember but the tears flow as she struggles to see past his fling with Charity. Will they be able to put Marlon’s moment of madness behind them?

From YTV EMMERDALE Thursday 25 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Tricia (SHEREE MURPHY) and Marlon (MARK CHARNOCK) try to come to terms with their problems.

Elsewhere in the village, Dawn is delighted to have Terry home for the first time since his stroke. But their day is spoilt when a quiet drink in the pub turns nasty after jealous Terry tries to take a swing at Scott for flirting with Dawn.

Embarrassed Dawn quickly takes her husband home, but after he returns to the hospital Scott pays her an intimate visit. Will Dawn remain faithful to her trying husband?

From YTV EMMERDALE Thursday 25 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Scott calls around to see Dawn (JULIA MALLAM) ...... will she remain faithful to Terry .....?

ITV.COM Cracking Christmas Thursday 25.12.03
 
Shadrach in the barn The Dingles get a shock on Christmas morning when they find Shadrach dressed up as a pixie hiding in their barn. Little do they know that Charity has hidden all the stolen Tate money amongst the hay in the middle of the night and Shadrach thinks all his Christmasís have come at once. To add to the dayís unwelcome surprises, the Police call round with a warrant to search the premises for the missing loot from Home Farm. The coppers thoroughly search the house and barn but to no avail as sneaky Shadrach has already hidden the money in Belleís play pram.
Cain and Charity kiss
After strong words of warning from Zak not to argue on Christmas day Cain and Charity have a cosy afternoon in the Woolpack. The pair realise that they still have feelings for one another and disappear home for some privacy. Finally, with the opportunity to retrieve the stolen money from the pram, Shadrach skulks back to the Dingles away from the celebrations at the Woolpack. But the Dingle treachery is soon discovered when Cain and Charity catch him red-handed with the loot.
From YTV EMMERDALE Thursday 25 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Tricia (SHEREE MURPHY) and Marlon (MARK CHARNOCK) try to come to terms with their problems.
Scott brings Dawn a teddy bear
Meanwhile, Marlon makes every effort to give Tricia a day to remember but the tears flow as she struggles to see past his fling with Charity. She tells a distraught Marlon that, although the day has been perfect, the underlying feeling in her heart is that she is unable to forgive and forget his moment of madness with Charity.

Chas struggles to win the respect of her son Aaron, who makes it clear that his loyalties are with his dad. Christmas day with the Dingles doesnít help Aaronís attitude towards his mum's life and family.
Elsewhere in the village, Dawn is delighted to have Terry home for the first time since his stroke. But their day is spoilt when a quiet drink in the pub turns nasty after jealous Terry tries to take a swing at Scott for flirting with Dawn.

Embarrassed Dawn quickly takes her husband home, but after he returns to the hospital Scott pays her an intimate visit. Vulnerable Dawn is flattered by the interest Scott takes in her but rejects his advances telling him that she has a lovely husband and baby already.

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