Emmerdale Episode Guide For The Year 2003
Episode #3620 --- 29th December 2003

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Episode 3620 - Monday 29 December 2003 at 7:30pm to 8pm

I'd Like to Thank Karen Illingsworth from Yorkshire Telvision with help with the following :-

Production Credits :-

Director Tony Prescott
Series Producer Steve Frost
Executive Producer: Keith Richardson

Monday 29 December 2003

Main title
EMMERDALE

Episode: 3620
Written by: Janys Chambers

THIS PROGRAMME IS SUBTITLED

IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE'

Eric Pollard Christopher Chittell
Edna Birch Shirley Stelfox
Steph Stokes Lorraine Chase
Andy Sugden Kelvin Fletcher
Katie Addyman Sammy Winward
Darren Eden Luke Tittensor
Diane Blackstock Elizabeth Estensen
Tricia Dingle Sheree Murphy
Aaron Livesey Danny Webb
C:has Dingle Lucy Pargeter
Gordon Livesey Gerard Fletcher
Marlon Dingle Mark Charnock
Paddy Kirk Dominic Brunt
3ack Sugden Clive Hornby
Sam Dingle .lames Hooton
Ashley Thomas .lohn Middleton
Louise Appleton Emily Symons
Charity Tate Emma Atkins
Scott Windsor Ben Freeman
Donna Windsor Verity Rushworth
Bob Hope Tony Audenshaw
Viv Hope Deena Payne
Robert Sugden Karl Davies
Victoria Sugden Hannah Midgley
Dawn Woods Julia Mallam
Alan Turner Richard Thorp
Betty Eagleton Paula Tilbrook
PC Haddon Christopher Wright
Shelly Williams Carolyn Pickles

Synopsis

The writing's on the wall for Marion as his past comes back to haunt him and destroy his future.

Chas is forced to face some painful home truths as Aaron returns to his dad.

Katie returns after Christmas at her dad's but can she keep Robert at arm's length?

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Tricia is devastated as Charityís presence provides a constant reminder of Marlonís infidelity.

Unable to see a way to salvage her marriage, she sees no alternative but to cut her losses and leave the village for good. However, Marlon canít bear to live without her and vows to do anything to make her stay, including sending her a rose for every hour of the day.

From YTV EMMERDALE Monday 29 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network When Tricia (SHEREE MURPHY) (left) finds out about Steph (LORRAINE CHASE) trying to seduce Marlon she throws her out.

Steph attempts to get her daughter to reconsider but fails when she accidentally lets it slip that she made a pass at Marlon on his stag do. Furious, Tricia canít believe her ears and lashes out at her mother.

From YTV EMMERDALE Monday 29 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network When Tricia (SHEREE MURPHY) (left) finds out about Steph (LORRAINE CHASE) trying to seduce Marlon she throws her out.

Devastated by Gloriaís absence, Pollard confesses to Edna that he wishes he had taken his wife back despite her fling with Hillary and breaks down in tears.

Later the police visit Pollard to tell him that a young man has used Gloriaís credit card in Aberdeen. Pollard is shown CCTV footage but doesnít recognise the man and his fears for his wife grow.

Andy and Katie arrive back in the village and Jack invites them over for dinner, reluctantly Katie agrees, but the tension is rife between her and Robert. Katie keeps her distance from him despite his constant comments that the affair isnít over.

Chas is furious when Gordon turns up to take Aaron home, especially when he claims that Aaron called and asked to be collected. As Aaron leaves, clearly delighted to be escaping his mum, Chas is devastated by his obvious dislike of her.

ITV.COM Mother Love Monday 29.12.03
Steph and Tricia
Tricia reveals to her mother that she's left Marlon because he slept with Charity. Steph stands up for Marlon, calling him noble and honest, but her face betrays a secret. Tricia discovers that her mother had fallen for Marlon, although he had resisted all the way. Tricia is livid. She throws her mother out and can't forgive Marlon for keeping secrets just before their wedding.
Marlon and Charity
Paddy tells Marlon he's never going to get Tricia back while he's still living with Charity, and suggest he move to The Marsdens. Marlon can't afford the deposit, but goes to Charity asking for a loan from her legal fund. Charity is angry after all she went through to win it, but Marlon reminds her that he stuck by her when noone else would, and without the money he'll never get Tricia back - he's facing his own life sentence. She relents, and soon Scott has a £1000 deposit, plus all the rest of the money in Marlon's pockets.
Tricia writes Marlon a goodbye letter
Eric is very upset that Gloria has vanished and is being further wound up by the Woolpack regulars. But then a policeman turns up asking him for a chat somewhere private and reveals that her cards have been used by a man in Aberdeen.

Tricia asks Marlon to tell her the absolute truth about any other women in his life. When Marlon doesn't mention Steph she confronts him angrily. He says he didn't want to hurt his future wife and he ran away from a woman coming onto him. Tricia's not placated, and later tells Diane she doesn't feel she can trust Marlon, despite loving him so much. She's leaving, and better now while there is something good to remember then when it's gone bad. Tricia writes him a letter explaining this, puts the rings in it, and seals the envelope on her marriage.

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