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2020 is Emmerdale's 49th and current year. Production is overseen by producers Kate Brooks and Laura Shaw and executive producer Jane Hudson.

Episodes Edit

# Ep.
Date Part Writer Director Viewing
18692/8693Wednesday 1st JanuarySamantha Doland De VauxClive Arnold
28694Thursday 2nd January1Jo MarisClive Arnold
38695Thursday 2nd January2Anna ClementsClive Arnold
48696Friday 3rd JanuaryBill LyonsWill Brenton
58697Monday 6th JanuaryMartin FustesWill Brenton
68698Tuesday 7th JanuarySharon MarshallWill Brenton
78699Wednesday 8th JanuaryJane PearsonWill Brenton
88700Thursday 9th January1Bill TaylorPaul Riordan
98701Thursday 9th January2Karin YoungPaul Riordan
108702Friday 10th JanuarySarah BagshawPaul Riordan
118703Monday 13th JanuaryJulie ParsonsPaul Riordan
128704Tuesday 14th JanuaryMaxine AldertonVicky Thomas
138705Wednesday 15th JanuarySamantha Doland De VauxVicky Thomas
148706Thursday 16th January1Adam SalesVicky Thomas
158707Thursday 16th January2Sarah HooperVicky Thomas
168708Friday 17th JanuaryPaul RoundellVicky Thomas
178709Monday 20th JanuaryJo MarisDuncan Foster
188710Tuesday 21st JanuaryIsobel CameronDuncan Foster
198711Wednesday 22nd JanuaryLesley Clare O'NeillDuncan Foster
208712Thursday 23rd January1Linton ChiswickDuncan Foster
218713Thursday 23rd January2Sue MooneyDuncan Foster
228714Friday 24th JanuaryDawn HarrisonDuncan Foster
238715Monday 27th JanuaryJo SummscalesIan Bevitt
248716Tuesday 28th JanuaryAndrew KirkIan Bevitt
258717Wednesday 29th JanuaryPeter KerryReece Dinsdale
268718Thursday 30th January1Tony HigginsNeil Alderton
278719Thursday 30th January2Jackie OkweraNeil Alderton
288720Friday 31st JanuaryKirsty HaltonNeil Alderton
298721Monday 3rd FebruaryJane PearsonRupert Such
308722Tuesday 4th FebruaryKirsty HaltonRupert Such
318723Wednesday 5th FebruaryBill LyonsRupert Such
328724Thursday 6th February1Tony HigginsCoilin O Scolai
338725Thursday 6th February2Anna ClementsCoilin O Scolai
348726Friday 7th FebruaryLesley Clare O'NeilCoilin O Scolai
358727Monday 10th FebruaryAdam SalesCoilin O Scolai
368728Tuesday 11th FebruaryIsobel CameronSimon Massey
378729Wednesday 12th FebruaryKarin YoungSimon Massey
388730Thursday 13th February1Chris GillSimon Massey
398731Thursday 13th February2Linton ChiswickSimon Massey
408732Friday 14th FebruarySamantha Doland De VauxRichard Platt

Main Cast Edit

(as of Episode 8732 (14th February 2020))

Ranking Character Played by Duration Number of Episodes Running total Previous year's ranking
1 Kim Tate Claire King TBA 28 972 14
2 Rhona Goskirk Zoe Henry TBA 26 1120 9
3 Marlon Dingle Mark Charnock TBA 25 3100 10
3 Victoria Sugden Isabel Hodgins TBA 25 1927 6
5 Charity Dingle Emma Atkins TBA 24 2228 4
5 Jamie Tate Alexander Lincoln TBA 24 199 37
7 Vanessa Woodfield Michelle Hardwick TBA 23 870 8
8 Al Chapman Michael Wildman TBA 22 75 58
8 Cain Dingle Jeff Hordley TBA 22 2379 3
10 Andrea Tate Anna Nightingale TBA 20 104 43
10 Leyla Harding Roxy Shahidi TBA 20 1053 24
12 Graham Foster Andrew Scarborough Until January 18 291 16
12 Priya Kotecha Fiona Wade TBA 18 911 35
14 Chas Dingle Lucy Pargeter TBA 17 2515 1
14 Harry Sugden Brody & Teddy Hall From January 17 17 N/A
14 Jai Sharma Christopher Bisson TBA 17 1252 17
14 Mandy Dingle Lisa Riley TBA 17 548 62
18 Moira Dingle Natalie J Robb TBA 16 1467 5
19 Dawn Taylor Olivia Bromley TBA 15 157 22
19 Nate Robinson Jurell Carter TBA 15 123 30
21 Billy Fletcher Jay Kontzle TBA 14 149 18
21 Paddy Kirk Dominic Brunt TBA 14 2578 10
23 Belle Dingle Eden Taylor-Draper TBA 13 1300 32
23 Ellis Chapman Aaron Anthony TBA 13 161 34
23 Laurel Thomas Charlotte Bellamy TBA 13 2066 15
23 Liam Cavanagh Jonny McPherson TBA 13 175 39
23 Matty Barton Ash Palmisciano TBA 13 402 36
23 Pierce Harris Jonathan Wrather From January 13 148 N/A
29 Liv Flaherty Isobel Steele TBA 12 368 26
30 April Windsor Amelia Flanagan TBA 11 299 65
30 Brenda Walker Lesley Dunlop TBA 11 1143 42
32 Aaron Dingle Danny Miller TBA 10 1356 1
32 Amy Wyatt Natalie Ann Jamieson TBA 10 556 27
32 Pete Barton Anthony Quinlan Until February 10 716 24
32 Sam Dingle James Hooton TBA 10 2034 33
36 Bob Hope Tony Audenshaw TBA 9 2490 40
36 David Metcalfe Matthew Wolfenden TBA 9 1601 7
36 Gabby Thomas Rosie Bentham TBA 9 739 66
36 Noah Dingle Jack Downham TBA 9 497 64
36 Rishi Sharma Bhasker Patel TBA 9 667 41
36 Sarah Sugden Jr. Katie Hill TBA 9 790 59
42 Harriet Finch Katherine Dow Blyton TBA 8 594 28
42 Leo Goskirk Harvey Rogerson TBA 8 251 71
42 Millie Tate Willow Bell TBA 8 66 57
42 Ryan Stocks James Moore TBA 8 115 52
42 Tracy Metcalfe Amy Walsh TBA 8 586 20
42 Will Taylor Dean Andrews TBA 8 55 63
48 Doug Potts Duncan Preston TBA 7 888 56
48 Leanna Cavanagh Mimi Slinger TBA 7 71 69
48 Manpreet Sharma Rebecca Sarker TBA 7 113 46
48 Theo Metcalfe Talitha Taylor & Eve Rowlinski TBA 7 12 89
52 Diane Sugden Elizabeth Estensen TBA 6 2790 43
52 Dotty Thomas Tilly-Rue Foster TBA 6 96 83
52 Isaac Dingle Bobby Dunsmuir TBA 6 125 68
52 Nicola King Nicola Wheeler TBA 6 2182 22
56 Arthur Thomas Alfie Clarke TBA 5 457 67
56 Eric Pollard Christopher Chittell TBA 5 3002 30
56 Eve Dingle Billy & Bonnie Clement TBA 5 23 79
56 Jacob Gallagher Joe-Warren Plant TBA 5 606 12
56 Jimmy King Nick Miles TBA 5 1866 46
61 Johnny Woodfield Luca Hepworth TBA 4 119 74
61 Kyle Winchester Huey Quinn TBA 4 192 55
61 Lydia Hart Karen Blick TBA 4 276 29
61 Pearl Ladderbanks Meg Johnson From January 4 1062 86
65 Kerry Wyatt Laura Norton TBA 3 916 13
66 Dan Spencer Liam Fox TBA 2 806 46
66 Moses Dingle Arthur Cockroft TBA 2 169 76
68 Amba Metcalfe Ava Jayasinghe TBA 1 101 81
68 Archie Breckle Kai Assi TBA 1 124 73
70 Amelia Spencer Daisy Campbell TBA 0 366 70
70 Angelica King Rebecca Bakes TBA 0 283 75
70 Bear Wolf Joshua Richards TBA 0 77 51
70 Carl Holliday Charlie Munro Joyce TBA 0 79 75
70 Cathy Hope Gabrielle Dowling TBA 0 188 87
70 Elliot Windsor Luca Hoyle TBA 0 118 78
70 Heath Hope Sebastian Dowling TBA 0 189 87
70 Rodney Blackstock Patrick Mower TBA 0 1803 50
70 Samson Dingle Sam Hall TBA 0 385 71
70 Zak Dingle Steve Halliwell TBA 0 2730 60

Storylines Edit

January Edit

  • Victoria Sugden gives birth to a healthy baby boy, whom she names Harry.
  • Liam Cavanagh and Leyla Harding share a kiss but Liam instantly regrets it as he's engaged to Bernice Blackstock who is currently in Australia. Bernice breaks up with him but he is determined to make things right and tells Leyla that there can't be anything between them.
  • Vicar Harriet Finch fears the church is going to be shut down after a visit from the new bishop as they would have to do expensive repairs on the church. Harriet's boyfriend Will Taylor robs the Church of its valuables and donates money anonymously, and Harriet is told the Church will remain open. She is furious when she finds out but soon forgives him. However, his daughter Dawn Taylor is less forgiving but decides to keep up appearances as to not ruin her chances of getting her son Lucas back.
  • David Metcalfe finally contacts Social Services and tells them about his baby son who was left on his doorstep two weeks prior. David fears he will lose his son. 
  • Charity Dingle is furious to find out Graham Foster, who she already blames for her son Noah's overdose, took him to hospital after he collapsed and didn't tell her. He then insults her mothering skills, leaving her fuming.
  • Sarah Sugden agrees to sell drugs for Danny Harrington after he shows he's been beaten up and claimed he'd be hurt worse if she didn't help. However, when she realises he lied and he had gotten his injuries from falling off a bike, she stitches him out and calls the police.
  • Cain Dingle stops his estranged wife Moira from seeing their kids, Kyle and Isaac after her drinking caused her to pass out and fail to notice a sick Isaac shouting for her all night. In an attempt to get back at Cain's son Nate Robinson, who she blames for ruining her life, Moira calls his mother Cara Robinson. Moira drinks so much at she passes out in a ditch and is almost run over by Cara who then takes her to hospital. There Cain comes face to face with Cara who he hasn't seen since they were teenagers. Cara tries to convince Nate to leave the village with her but he refuses. Moira soon realises that she can't go on like this and Cain allows her to say goodbye to Kyle and Isaac before she leaves the village for a while to sort herself out.
  • Aaron Dingle is told he will no longer be allowed to see his step-son Seb now when Seb's father as well as Aaron's husband, Robert Sugden is in prison. He spirals and starts sleeping around, ending with him almost getting robbed. He finally realises he has to sort himself out and signs his and Robert's divorce papers. He decides to leave the village and stay with his cousin Debbie Dingle in Scotland for a while.
  • Ryan Stocks realises Graham has been drawing large amounts of money from his ex-wife Kim Tate's account. Graham convinces him to help him do it with the promise that he only takes what is rightfully his and that a cut will go to him and his brother Noah. However, when Ryan starts getting cold feet Graham threatens him.
  • After his marriage to Andrea Tate fell apart last year, Jamie Tate decides that it is time that he and daughter Millie move out of Home Farm. Jamie's mother Kim subsequently throws Andrea out as well. 
  • Rhona Goskirk accuses her ex Marlon Dingle of stealing their son Leo's passport after it goes missing. She refuses to believe him when he denies it but he counters by asking why she needs it, convinced she and boyfriend Graham, plans to leave for France and take Leo with them. She denies it but the next day Vanessa Woodfield finds out the truth and begs her not to go. 
  • Jai Sharma relapses and calls his dealer to buy cocaine after the stress of working on Hawksford Outdoor Pursuits gets too much for him. 
  • On the opening day of HOP, Graham is murdered by an unknown assailant, with Kim, Al, Jai, Charity, Jamie, Andrea and Marlon being suspects. A series of flashback shows all the people that he wronged that day leading up to his murder. Kim found out he had been stealing from her account and asked Al to kill him exchange for a large sum of money to which he agrees in order to pay off the loan shark he owes money to. After Jai crashed into Graham's car whilst driving high Graham revealed his drug relapse to his girlfriend Laurel Thomas who breaks up with him after he refuses to admit it, causing Jai to take more drugs and attack his father Rishi before stumbling out in the night, cursing Graham for ruining his relationship. Graham ruins Charity's wedding day to Vanessa when he locks Ryan in a shed to stop him from telling Kim about the money he's stolen. When Andrea finds out that Jamie has hired a private investigator, she asks Graham for dirt on Kim as percussion but later when she and Jamie put aside their differences she is furious when Graham ruins that by revealing what Andrea asked him for, causing Jamie to turn on her again and a fight to break out between Graham and Jamie. Marlon has a breakdown and attacks Graham at Hawksford after he takes his kids for a drive, he is later furious when Rhona finally reveals her Graham's plans to move to France with Leo. Before leaving that night, Graham headed out to talk things through with Marlon at Hawksford but was hit on the head by Rhona's rapist ex-husband, Pierce Harris who after a lengthy fight managed to kill him with a fatal blow to the head. Graham's body is found the following day and after the police find planted evidence in his house, Marlon is charged with the murder and denied bail. The Dingles decide to start a campaign to free Marlon. Meanwhile, Rhona is determined to clear Marlon's name and find the real killer. Pierce continues to stalk her, convinced they will soon be together again. 
  • Jai finds out he attacked Jimmy King whilst high on drugs and decides to go to rehab. 
  • Charity and Ryan reveal they stole Graham's money as revenge the night of his murder, causing tension in Charity's relationship with Vanessa who thinks she needs to tell the police. 
  • Andrea reveals she accidentally killed the Sharmas' dog Tip and Jamie reveals he slept with Belle Dingle the night of Graham's murder. 


To be added

Who lives where Edit

Main Street

Church Lane

Hotten Road

Cricketer's Row

Robblesfield Way

Connelton Lane

Widdup Lane


Who works where Edit

Main Street

Church Lane

Hotten Road


Awards and nominations Edit

National Television Awards

British Soap Awards

Emmerdale in the 2020s
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