Emmerdale spoilers! Belle Dingle is a trigger for Andrea Tate

Jamie apologies to Belle in Emmerdale

When Andrea Tate spies her love-cheat husband, Jamie, with Belle Dingle she realises their affair is still going on…

Emmerdale's Belle Dingle is the 'other woman' in Wednesday's episode on ITV from 7pm (see our TV Guide for full listings).

At the hotel where she's been hiding out, Andrea Tate (Anna Nightingale) is grateful when Leyla (Roxy Shahidi) offers to pay her room bill. But Leyla's gesture comes with a condition: runaway Andrea must return to Emmerdale with her daughter Millie.

Andrea spots Jamie and Belle in Emmerdale

Andrea Tate is cajoled into returning to Emmerdale by friend and business partner Leyla Harding

Having vanished into thin air after publicly exposing her husband Jamie's (Alex Lincoln) affair with Belle Dingle (Eden Taylor Draper), Andrea isn't keen but agrees to her friend's demand.

Andrea lives to regret her decision, however.

Arriving in Emmerdale, her heart breaks all over again when she spies Jamie and Belle together! Knowing their affair is still going strong, Andrea tells Leyla she can't stay and flees.

Andrea Tate's return is short-lived when she spies her husband Jamie looking cosy with lover Belle Dingle

Andrea Tate's return is short-lived when she spies her husband Jamie looking cosy with lover Belle Dingle (Image credit: ITV)

Rhona (Zoe Henry) and Nate (Jurell Carter) are still panicking about the possibility of Moira (Natalie J Robb) finding out they've struck a deal behind her back.

And Jacob (Joe Warren Plant) has a row with Leanna (Mimi Slinger) and reckons he's lost her.

Jacob and Leanna argue in Emmerdale

A row wrongfoots Jacob who reckons Leanna will dump him

Emmerdale continues on ITV.

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