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BOMBSHELL decision in tonight's Emmerdale will change EVERYTHING for THIS couple

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There's yet another argument on the cards for Charity and Vanessa...

Emmerdale fans have watched Charity Dingle and Vanessa Woodfield struggling recently as they navigate their way around Vanessa's heartbreaking bowers cancer diagnosis.

Despite Charity getting in tune with her rarely-seen nurturing side as she looks after her fiancee during her time of need, the pair have been clashing as the reality of the situation continues to hit them.

Charity and Vanessa are scared in Emmerdale

Charity and Vanessa have been struggling though Vanessa's battle with cancer (Picture: ITV)

Last week Emmerdale viewers saw Vanessa facing her first chemotherapy treatment, which she ended up going along to on her own after Moses and Johnny both fell ill with a sickness bug.

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But when Kerry Wyatt saw Vanessa sitting on her own in the hospital, she went in to keep her company despite the fact they don't see eye-to-eye.

Emmerdale fans know that Kerry was inadvertently responsible for the death of Vanessa's father, Frank, last year. But despite their differences, the tension started to thaw between the women last week.

Emmerdale, Charity Dingle, Kerry Wyatt, Vanessa Woodfield

Charity made a scene at the hospital last week (Picture: ITV) (Image credit: ITV)

However when Charity found Kerry with Vanessa at her appointment, she made a big drama of throwing her out of the hospital room, leaving Vanessa mortified.

The pair later argued further when Vanessa got drunk on a night out with best friend Rhona, and things only got worse when Vanessa tried to build bridges by asking Charity to be Johnny's guardian in the event of her death.

However, Vanessa was upset when Charity hesitated before agreeing to be Johnny's guardian, and tonight sees Vanessa make a bold move by asking Rhona to be her son's guardian instead.

Emmerdale, Charity Dingle, Vanessa Woodfield

Vanessa didn't get the response she was looking for when she asked her tone Johnny's guardian (Picture: ITV) (Image credit: ITV)

But how will Charity react when she realises what Vanessa has done? Will this be the straw that broke the camel's back for the couple?

Emmerdale will temporarily air a reduced schedule of three episodes a week. Watch on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7pm on ITV.

Claire Crick
Claire Crick

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.