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Emmerdale spoilers! Belle Dingle is in grave danger when she starts hallucinating

Belle hears Lisa's voice in Emmerdale

Emmerdale spoilers - Belle Dingle flees into the woods armed with a knife. Is she going to harm herself or someone else?

There are fears for Belle Dingle (Eden Taylor Draper) when she goes missing in tonight’s Emmerdale on at 7pm (See our TV Guide for full listings).

Belle’s mental health has been getting progressively worse ever since she stopped taking her medication for schizophrenia.

Tonight Belle continues to hallucinate images of ‘Jamie’ and is haunted by the voice of her late mother, Lisa.

As Belle struggles to work out what is real and what is in her head, Nate Robinson (Jurell Carter) and Tracy Metcalfe's (Amy Walsh), gender reveal party for their unborn baby gets underway.

Nate reveals something to Belle in Emmerdale

Nate talks to Belle at the party but something he says troubles her

Belle is plunged into fresh turmoil when she starts to hear Lisa’s voice telling her that she must protect her family.

Later on Lydia Hart (Karen Blick) realises that Belle has disappeared and has taken a knife with her.

Outside, Belle walks through the village towards the woods clutching the knife, frantic that someone is after her.

Cain is angry in Emmerdale

Cain is angry that he's not been kept in the loop about Belle's recent behaviour

Back at the Woolpack, Belle's brother Cain (Jeff Hordley)  is deeply concerned when he realises Belle’s not been taking her medication and his fears soar when Nate and Tracy come clean and reveal they recently saw Belle digging frantically in a grave.

Belle is hallucinating in Emmerdale

Belle is hallucinating as she hides in the woods

As fears for Belle grow, the villagers set off to hunt for her and Sam Dingle (James Hooton) calls the police.

Meanwhile in the woods, Belle hallucinates that Jamie is chasing her. She gets the knife out when she hears  her mum Lisa’s voice again telling her she must protect her family. What will Belle do next and is she in terrible danger of harming herself or someone else?

Emmerdale is shown on weekdays on ITV at 7pm  

Tess Lamacraft
Tess Lamacraft

Tess is a senior writer for What’s On TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite and She's been writing about TV for over 25 years and worked on some of the UK’s biggest and best-selling publications including the Daily Mirror where she was assistant editor on the weekend TV magazine, The Look, and Closer magazine where she was TV editor. She has freelanced for a whole range of websites and publications including We Love TV, The Sun’s TV Mag, Woman, Woman’s Own, Fabulous, Good Living, Prima and Woman and Home.