Skip to main content

VICIOUS ATTACK in Emmerdale leads to THIS shock confession


Bob Hope has got news for Wendy Posner...

Next week's Emmerdale sees Wendy Posner caught up in a scary attack as she is mugged in broad daylight. But her ordeal leads to Bob Hope making a huge confession.

Emmerdale fans know that Bob has had a soft spot for Wendy ever since she arrived in the village.

Wendy encourages Bob in Emmerdale

Bob has had feelings for Wendy since she arrived in Emmerdale (Picture: ITV)

But while they are both single, Bob has stalled telling Wendy how he feels about her.

WHAT IS ON TONIGHT? Check out our NEW and improved TV Guide

With Wendy not only grieving for her eldest son, Lee, after he was accidentally killed by Robert Sugden, she is also struggling to get her head around the fact Lee raped Victoria after meeting her on a night out last year.

Wendy is now living in the village so that she can be close to Victoria and her grandson, Harry... but she has no idea that Bob has developed feelings for her.

Emmerdale, Victoria Sugden, Wendy Posner

Wendy has been desperately trying to bond with her grandson, Harry (Picture: ITV) (Image credit: ITV)

Next week's Emmerdale sees Bob organising a treasure hunt in the village in a bid to bring Victoria and her ex, Luke, back together.

But while Bob is playing matchmaker, it doesn't take Mandy Dingle long to encourage Bob to act on his own feelings and tell Wendy how he feels about her.

Bob is nervous about putting his heart on the line, but agrees now is the time to bite the bullet.

However, before he can confess all to Wendy, he is stopped in his tracks when she has her handbag snatched in broad daylight.

Will Bob tell Wendy how he feels in Emmerdale

Bb confesses his feelings next week, but how will Wendy react? (Picture: ITV)

Wendy is horrified by the attack and Bob tries to comfort her, but instead of just being there for his friend, he decides to seize the moment and tells a shaken Wendy about his secret feelings.

But how will Wendy react to the news she's got an admirer?

Will Bob's feelings be reciprocated? Or has he just put his heart on the line only to have it broken?

Emmerdale’s scheduling pattern has changed due to the coronavirus pandemic, and now airs three episodes a week on Mondays, Wednesday 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.