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KIDNAP HORROR as Emmerdale legend Cain Dingle is held to ransom

Cain Dingle has a go at Belle in Emmerdale
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Emmerdale hints at grave danger for Cain next week...

Emmerdale has revealed there is a shocking twist heading for Cain Dingle next week when he is kidnapped and held to ransom.

While it is usually Cain (Jeff Hordley) who is causing the trouble, this time it seems Mr Dingle is the one on the receiving end of someone's wrath.

Shock for Cain in Emmerdale

Cain finds himself bound and gagged next week (Picture: ITV)

A spoiler tweet from Emmerdale has revealed that Cain is tied up and gagged while being held hostage in a barn.

It is left up to Cain's ex, Moira Dingle (Natalie J Robb) to find £5000 of ransom money to save Cain's life.

But will she be able to raise the cash in time?

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It's no secret that Moira and Cain still have feelings for one another, so it is likely Moira will be racing against the clock to get her hands on the money.

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Who wants Cain dead?

Emmerdale fans will know that Cain is no stranger to trouble.

But with an endless list of enemies, it is anyone's guess who might be behind his kidnapping.

Could it be someone that he knows?

Or someone out to get revenge on one of his friends or family members?

Cain reaches out to Moira in Emmerdale

Who wants Cain dead? (Picture: ITV)

Or could Cain's mystery kidnapper be the same mysterious stranger that Charity bumps into next week?

The plot thickens 

Charity is set to cheat on Vanessa after sharing a shock kiss with a mystery man who crashes into her car.

But after the speaks fly between the pair, Charity is surprised to hear a noise coming from the stranger's car boot.

Could that be Cain trapped in the boot?

Charity is lonely in Emmerdale

Is Charity about to find herself caught up in cain's kidnap drama? (Picture: ITV)

Moira's estranged brother, Mackenzie is also set to arrive in the village next week.

Could he be the one to kidnap Cain?

One thing is for sure, there are plenty of twists and turns heading for Emmerdale.

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 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.