Among the tales on intrigue this week include the subject of schools, pregnancy and the menopause.
Paddy Kirk (Dominic Brunt) and Chas Dingle (Lucy Pargeter) reveal to the rest of the Dingle family that they are about to have a baby, with everyone trying to control their emotions. Meanwhile, Nicola King (Nicola Wheeler) learns of the school’s proposal to adopt a four-day week. When she discovers this she decides she can use the issue to try and get into the council.
Elsewhere Rhona Goskirk (Zoe Henry), who is trying to recover from a hysterectomy, is struggling to come to terms with the menopause and is attempting to hide her problems from Pete (Anthony Quinlan).
Emmerdale is on at 19.00 on ITV between Monday and Thursday, with an extra episode at 20.00 on Thursday.