Emmerdale spoilers: David Metcalfe's awkward appointment with Dr Kavanagh

Emmerdale David Metcalfe and Dr Liam Cavanagh

As if a medical examination wasn't hard enough, David discovers his appointment is with Dr Kavanagh which is awkward for both men...

Although Tracy had held out hope of saving her and David's marriage, it looks like its all over after Tracy's dad Frank sees Maya leaving David's place, clearly having spent the night after their passionate snog.

But how will Tracy take the news? Is she still prepared to fight for her man? Or will she press on with the divorce proceedings so cheating David is out of her life for good?

Meanwhile, after a previous run-in with Maya's husband Dr Liam Kavanagh over his feelings for Maya, things are totally awkward when David goes for a medical check-up and discovers the examining medic is Dr Kavanagh! But what will David do when Liam starts acting in an unprofessional manner over David and Maya's affair?

Double-bill (Episode 1 of 2)

Emmerdale continues weeknights at 7:00pm on ITV

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!


Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.


Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)


And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.