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Emmerdale spoilers: Is this the moment Jai and Laurel's secret romance is EXPOSED?

Doug finds Laurel with Jai

Secret lovers Jai Sharma and Laurel Thomas are interrupted… by Laurel's dad Doug!

Emmerdale (opens in new tab)'s secret couple Jai Sharma (Chris Bisson) and Laurel Thomas (Charlotte Bellamy) are managing to pass under the radar at the moment.

Sneaking kisses here and there is all very exciting but it's only a matter of time until they get caught out!

And is that moment?

As the furtive pair linger together snatching a moment alone, Laurel's dad Doug (Duncan Preston) takes them by surprise! Will he suss his offspring is up to something with the Sharma boss?

Sarah Waterfall
Soaps Editor at What's On TV

Sarah has been writing about soaps for over 20 years! She’s worked for Hello!, WOMAN, PA News, Closer, TVeasy – and is currently What’s On TV's Soap editor as well as writing for WhatToWatch.com 


She’s interviewed tons of famous people from movie stars to pop stars, TV stars and of course, soap stars. The soaps have always been at the heart of Sarah's work; visiting the sets, getting the goss, and writing about all the soapy shenanigans week in week out, earning her a place on the judging panel for The British Soap Awards in 2017 and 2018 and on the BAFTA TV Awards in 2022 … and the nickname Soapbird!