Emmerdale sparks EXIT rumours for Nate Robinson as he faces jail next week

Jamie confesses in Emmerdale

Emmerdale is set to air a shocking twist for Nate Robinson next week...

Emmerdale favourite Nate Robinson could be spending the foreseeable future behind bars if his latest plan pays off.

But does this mean CainDingle's (Jeff Hordley) son could be leaving the soap already?

Next week's Emmerdale will see Nate worrying about Belle Dingle after she returns from spending the night at the police station.

Nate offers to take the rap for the hit and run in Emmerdale

The Dingles worry about Belle when she is framed for Moira's hit and run (Picture: ITV)

Fans of the soap will know that things aren't looking good for Belle since being framed for Moira Dingle's (Natalie J Robb) hit and run.

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Of course, Jamie Tate is the one guilty of the crime, but he has managed to get ex wife Andrea to give him a false alibi in exchange for custody of their daughter, Millie.

Belle's downward spiral

With the stress of what is happening starting to take its toll on Belle, her mental heath has started to suffer.

Nate offers to take the rap for the hit and run in EastEnders

Nate is worried about Belle's mental health and makes a selfless decision (Picture: ITV)

Viewers will remember Belle has battled with schizophrenia in the past, and this week she starts to hear the voice of her late mum, Lisa, speaking to her.

But with Belle's mental health on a dangerous downward spiral, Nate makes the brave decision to hand himself into the police for the hit and run.

Nate's brave deed

With Nate's selfless deed potentially seeing him spending the foreseeable future in prison, Cain is full of admiration for his son for the first time ever.

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Will Nate hand himself in to the police for a crime he didn't commit? (Picture: ITV)

However, Nate's pregnant girlfriend Tracy is livid when she hears about his plan.

As Cain and Nate arrive at the police station next week, Nate fights to find the courage to hand himself in.

But will he actually go through with the task? Or will he end up backing out at the last moment?

Emmerdale airs weeknights at 7pm on ITV, with an extra episode at 8pm on Thursdays - see our TV Guide for full listings.

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

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 whattowatch.com 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.