Rhona's having Marlon's baby - with Paddy!

Rhona's having Marlon's baby - with Paddy!
Rhona's having Marlon's baby - with Paddy! (Image credit: Helen Turton)

Well, this is awkward... Marlon finds out his ex-girlfriend Rhona's pregnant - and is in love with his best friend Paddy. Rhona wanted to leave Emmerdale to avoid just such awkwardness, but Paddy has convinced her to stay and sit down together with Marlon to tell him everything. Marlon's beside himself with happiness when Rhona tells him that she's having his baby, but he's absolutely miserable when she adds that she and Paddy are lovers. Rhona and Paddy feel so guilty about hurting Marlon that they're miserable, too. Can't anyone put on a happy face? Carl can! And he's not faking his happiness when Chas goes down on one knee in front of everyone in The Woolpack and asks him to marry her. Chas, on the other hand, is faking it. Her proposal is all part of her plan for revenge against Carl for his affair with dirty flirty Eve. She's going to marry the cheat and take him for everything he owns. Wicked! Eve's not impressed. She thinks the whole wedding thing's for real and, upset, she tackles Carl about their future. But all Carl wants to think about is his future with Chas. Click here to watch whatsontv.co.uk's weekly soaps video preview, the Soap Scoop

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Patrick McLennan

Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 

An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.