The celebrity returns to Emmerdale this week when Faith Dingle (Sally Dexter) reappears, driven away for keeping a big family secret. Can Cain Dingle (Jeff Hordley) forgive his mother for the offense?
Cain’s son Nate Robinson (Jurell Carter) is preparing to become a father as Tracey Metcalfe (Amy Walsh) gives birth to their daughter, and pregnant Gabby Thomas (Rosie Bentham) makes a big announcement about her future.
Here are all your Emmerdale spoilers for February 22 – 26, 2021.
Faith returns, but Cain forgives her?
If you discover a whiff of gin and problems, it’s because Faith Dingle is returning to town. Moira Dingle (Natalie J Robb) is stunned by a random bump on her deluded mother-in-law in the hotel parking lot and seems to have taken the job. Either that or she got got because she was dressed in full funeral gear.
It turns out that Faith is in a failed romance with the funeral director, and the next day she appears in the village in a stolen hearse that opened about her broken heart. Moira is full of compassion, but is embarrassed when Faith asks if Cain will forgive her for hiding that he had a long-lost son all those years. Cain clashed with his sister Chas Dingle (Lucy Pargeter) over the return of their mother, so it was decided that there would be a court in Dingle to determine if Faith could stay around …
Tracy gives birth
Tracy’s waters are bursting and these are action stations – though the future Nate doesn’t feel ready for fatherhood, not only because he grew up not knowing his own father, but also when he realized how grumpy he was. It won’t be of much help when Tracy grabs his hand asking for encouragement to push, will it?
Surprised, Nate escapes from the maternity ward on Cain’s journey and eventually shares an unexpectedly sweet moment with his father, who advises him to return to his mother’s side, just in time for their little girl to be born. Is this a breakthrough for father and son after all the quarrels? And could that change Cain’s view of faith?
Laurel is scared for pregnant Gabby
Gabby’s shocking pregnancy conspiracy speeds up the pace as the future teenage girl moves into a home farm and the heir to the Tate dynasty incubates in her womb. Does that mean she and Jamie Tate (Alexander Lincoln) will actually go for the baby? Will Kim Tate (Claire King) start knitting booties or will she compile legal documents ensuring that Gabby doesn’t get to the family fortune?
Laurel Thomas (Charlotte Bellamy) is worried about her stepdaughter as she increasingly mixes with the poisonous Tates. She is already vulnerable after falling off the wagon, and is injured when Jai Sharma (Chris Bisson) admits he doesn’t believe she will stay sober. Is there a good reason?
A kidnapping drama for Nicola and Jimmy
Jimmy King (Nick Miles) fears he could lose his son Carl to biological mom Juliette Holiday (Amelia Curtis), and she sniffs around seeking access, despite barely expressing interest in raising her boy for years.
When Carl disappears, the kings fear that Juliette has kidnapped him, only to find out that the boy is spending time with his mother on his own. Desperate to stop the escalation of the situation, Nicola King (Nicola Wheeler) agrees to meet Juliette, her mother’s mother, in private, hoping to avoid a full custody battle. Unfortunately, Jimmy catches them and is upset that his wife has gone behind his back. Did Nic make things 10 times worse?
Elsewhere on Emmerdale
- Charity Dingle (Emma Atkins) is still the number one public enemy and is drowning in her misery as she is forced to finally sign her share of Wool. Surprisingly, the blonde who hates herself finds a friend in Rishi Sharma (Bhasker Patel), throwing out some wise advice about her marriage to Manpreet Sharma (Rebecca Sarker). She may have stolen her life, but did Charti inadvertently save Charm?
- Paul Ashdale (Reece Dinsdale) wants to put recent dramas into the past and roughly suggests a romantic meal by Mandy Dingle (Lisa Riley). It is too early, Ms. Dingle reckons, insisting they should go slow if they are ever to get back on track. Can Vinny Ashdale (Bradley Johnson) help her father get out of the stalemate?
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