Emmerdale spoilers: Cathy Hope is OUT OF CONTROL…

Cathy Hope shocks her friends as she acts out of character.
Cathy Hope's wild behaviour shocks her mates. (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale's Cathy Hope puts herself in danger in Friday's episode (ITV, 7.30pm – see our TV Guide for full listings).

Cathy Hope has been struggling for some time.

When her hormones kicked in and her periods started, the young teen started really changing and hasn't been coping.

Her dad Bob has been struggling with parenting his troubled daughter and is about to discover the problem is way bigger than he realised.

It all starts when the teenagers get ready to head off to a gig they're really excited about.

But Cathy's seething that Wendy has been enlisted as their chaperone and has no intention of being 'babysat'.


Cathy isn't about to be babysat and is determined to have fun her way. (Image credit: ITV)

Determined to do her own thing, Cathy shows everyone she won't be controlled...

Her wreckless behaviour shocks her friends. And when she puts her own life in danger with her exploits, her worried dad Bob accepts Cathy needs proper help.


Cathy Hope's behaviour escalates leaving her friends worried. (Image credit: ITV)

Across the village, Paddy Dingle struggles with his demons, and Alex makes a concerted effort to get to know Charles. 

Will the village vicar change his mind about his daughter's new ex-con boyfriend?

Emmerdale spoilers, Paddy Kirk

There's no quick fix for Paddy's depression. (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale continues weeknights on ITV from 7.30pm see our TV Guide for full listings.

  • Rhona Goskirk - Zoe Henry 
  • Paddy Kirk - Dominic Brunt 
  • Kim Tate - Claire King 
  • Eric Pollard - Chris Chittell 
  • Bear Wolf - Joshua Richards 
  • Jai Sharma - Chris Bisson 
  • Rishi Sharma - Bhasker Patel 
  • Jacob Gallagher - Joe-Warren Plant 
  • Wendy Posner - Susan Cookson 
  • Bob Hope - Tony Audenshaw 
  • Amy Wyatt - Natalie Ann Jamieson 
  • Liam Cavanagh - Jonny McPherson 
  • Leyla Cavanagh - Roxy Shahidi
  • Rodney Blackstock - Patrick Mower 
  • Brenda Walker - Lesley Dunlop 
  • Matty Barton- Ash Palmisciano
  • Amelia Spencer - Daisy Campbell 
  • Dan Spencer - Liam Fox 
  • April Windsor - Amelia Flanagan 
  • Nate Robinson - Jurell Carter 
  • Dawn Fletcher - Olivia Bromley 
  • Manpreet Jutla - Rebecca Sarker 
  • Ryan Stocks - James Moore
  • Billy Fletcher - Jay Kontzle 
  • Will Taylor - Dean Andrews 
  • Mackenzie Boyd - Lawrence Robb 
  • Bernice Blackstock - Sam Giles
  • Marlon Dingle - Mark Charnock
  • Zak Dingle - Steve Halliwell
  • Mandy Dingle - Lisa Riley
  • Vinny Dingle - Bradley Johnson
  • Cain Dingle - Jeff Hordley
  • Moira Dingle - Natalie J Robb
  • Chas Dingle - Lucy Pargeter
  • Belle Dingle - Eden Taylor-Draper
  • Charity Dingle - Emma Atkins
  • Sam Dingle - James Hooten
  • Lydia Dingle - Karen Blick 
  • Noah Dingle - Jack Downham
  • Samson Dingle - Sam Hall
  • Caleb Miligan - William Ash
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