While sort-of ex-lovers Zak and Faith are reminscing about the past on Emmerdale, they find themselves getting a bit too close for comfort...
It’s only been a few months since the death of Zak Dingle's (played by Steve Halliwell) beloved wife Lisa from an incurable illness on Emmerdale (opens in new tab). Tragically, the couple had just re-married in the company of their nearest and dearest.
But in today's episode, grieving Zak’s head gets turned by glamourpuss family relative Faith Dingle (Sally Dexter) leaving Zak filled with guilt...
Years ago, the pair had a one-night stand which led to the birth of their son Cain (Jeff Hordley).
With Zak still grieving over Lisa and Faith down in the dumps after breaking-up with village wheeler-dealer Pollard (Chris Chittell), the pair start reminiscing over old times and find themselves getting too close for comfort…
They get caught-up in a bit of the old magic and unexpectedly find themselves kissing!
Was Zak and Faith's kiss just one of those heat-of-the-moment type things? Or could there actually be a chance for romance for the pair all these years later?
Emmerdale continues weeknights from 7:00pm on ITV
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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?!
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Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)
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