Emmerdale Episode Guide For The Year 2003
Episode# 3622 --- New Year's Eve 2003

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Episode 3622 - New Year's Eve - Wednesday 31 December 2003 at 7:00pm

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

Wednesday 31st December 2003

Main title
EMMERDALE

Episode: 3622
Written by: Karin Young

THIS PROGRAMME IS SUBTITLED

IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE'

Marlon Dingle Mark Charnock
Edna Birch Shirley Stelfox
Louise Appleton Emily Symons
Emily Kirk Kate McGregor
Ashley Thomas John Middleton
Donna Windsor Verity Rushworth
Katie Addyman Sammy Winward
Darren Eden Luke Tittensor
Andy Sugden Kelvin Fletcher .
Charity Tate Emma Atkins
Jack Sugden Clive Hornby
Diane Blackstock Elizabeth Estensen
Chas Dingle Lucy Pargeter
Tricia Dingle Sheree Murphy
Scott Windsor Ben Freeman
Bob Hope Tony Audenshaw
Viv Hope Deena Payne
Steph Stokes Lorraine Chase
Jarvis Skelton Richard Moore
Pearl Ladderbanks Meg Johnson
Ethan Blake Liam O’Brien
Laurel Potts Charlotte Bellamy
Alan Turner Richard Moore
Robert Sugden Karl Davies
Victoria Sugden Hannah Midgley
Zak Dingle Steve Halliwell
Cain Dingle Jeff Hordley
Shadrach Dingle Andy Devine
Debbie Jones Charley Webb
Lisa Dingle Jane Cox
Sam Dingle James Hooton
Paddy Kirk Dominic Brunt
Chloe Atkinson Amy Nuttall
Len Reynolds Peter Martin
Sydney Woolfe Nathan Gladwell

Synopsis

The storm clouds gather over Emmerdale and the foul weather claims its first victims.

An ill wind blows no good for Marlon as Tricia determines nothing will stop her from leaving the village

Feelings and cattle run amok as the storm reaches Andy and Katie’s Farm.



Airing on ITV1

Dianeís last ditch attempts to convince Tricia to stay fail miserably. As she packs her case to leave the village they reminisce over the good times. Emotional Tricia insists it is time to move on, as she canít carry on knowing that Marlon could be the father of Charityís baby.

Having been unable to talk her round, Marlon has been up all night, pen poised, trying to illustrate his feelings for Tricia in a letter, but somehow he canít find the words to tell her how much he loves her and how sorry he is.

Eventually he compiles a list of 101 things he loves about Tricia and is determined to give it to her before she leaves the village for good.

From YTV EMMERDALE Wednesday 31 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Donna's 18th Birthday Party. Pictured: (L-R) Viv (DEENA PAYNE), Donna (VERITY RUSHWORTH), Len (PETER MARTIN), Bob (ANTHONY AUDENSHAW), Chastity (LUCY PARGETER) and Diane (ELIZABETH ESTENSEN).

As the rain lashes down outside, Donna worries that no one will make it to her 18th birthday bash. Dressed up to the nines, she has her heart set on catching love rat Robertís eye a she gets ready for her big night.

From YTV EMMERDALE Wednesday 31 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network Donna's 18th Birthday Party. But is she enjoying herself .... Pictured: (L-R) Scott (BEN FREEMAN), Donna (VERITY RUSHWORTH), Bob (ANTHONY AUDENSHAW0 and Viv (DEENA PAYNE).

However, with the party in full swing, Robert turns out to be the least of her troubles as the Woolpack is plunged into darkness as the treacherous storm causes a powercut in the village.

In the terrifying conditions, Andy, Daz and Jack work hard to ensure all the animals at the farm are safe. Worn out after battling the elements, they are about to head indoors when the bulls break through the barn gate.

Elsewhere in the village, Ashley and Louise are forced to take a diversion as an electricity pole is torn down by the furious gales that tear through the village.

From YTV EMMERDALE Wednesday 31 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network In the midst of a horrendous storm Ashley swerves his car to avoid a falling tree.

Blinded by the torrential rain, Louise screams as panic-stricken Ashley swerves to avoid a fallen tree. Having lost control, the car crashes over the bridge and lands with a sickening thud in the ice-cold river below.

From YTV EMMERDALE Wednesday 31 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network In the midst of the storm Ashley and Louise's car crashes off the bridge and into the river below.

From YTV EMMERDALE Wednesday 31 December 2003 at 7.00pm on ITV1 Network In the midst of the storm Ashley and Louise's car crashes off the bridge and into the river below.

 

ITV.COM The Clouds Gather Wednesday 31.12.03
Marlon finishes his leter with the puppy on his lap
Marlon has been writing through the stormy night, working on version after version of his letter to Tricia, but he wakes with it still frustratingly unfinished. But then inspiration strikes. He starts again: "101 things I love about you". The weather's still getting worse and Marlon's got up to 46 when the power goes out - but his prayers are answered when it's only temporary. He leaves the letter for Tricia with Diane, asking to get it to her before she catches the last bus. Diane tries to talk Tricia out of leaving that night, but Tricia says that she wants to go while she loves, and is loved by, Marlon - rather than waiting for things to go further wrong.
Andy and Katie
Andy and Jack have their work cut out keeping the farm under control in the storm. Robert, meanwhile, stays in the house with Donna, Victoria and Katie. Donna needs a lift home, and she is hoping the newly-single Robert will oblige, but they persuades her to call for a taxi instead. Robert wants to be alone, once more, with Katie.
Ashley and Louise crash
Louise and Ashley have planned an afternoon meal out together, sneaking it in before his sermon-writing. However, as the weather gets worse and worse, they leave the meal early hoping to still get back in time. However they still haven't made it when the congregation arrive, and there is talk of Ethan standing in. A fallen power line forces them to take another route, making them even later, but they are soon on another road back. They speed toward one of the final bridges of their journey, but a fallen tree causes them to swerve off the road, and the car crashes violently through trees, over rocks, and finally comes to a grim stop in the centre of the river.

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