Emmerdale spoilers: IT'S WAR as Bernice Blackstock double-crosses Mandy Dingle

Emmerdale spoilers, Bernice Blackstock
Bernice Blackstock wants out of the salon and she knows which buttons to press to make it happen… (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale's Bernice Blackstock proves isn't as fluffy as she looks in Friday's episode (ITV, 7.00pm see our TV Guide for full festive listings).

Bernice is so excited about a new start at the B&B, but when she told Mandy Dingle she was leaving the salon, Bernice reeled as her boss insisted she works her month's notice period.

Not wanting to wait for a second longer to get started over at Pollard's place, Bernice rolls out a plan knowing exactly how to sneakily get what she wants.

Luring Bob and Wendy's custom away from the salon, Bernice sends Mandy into a rage. Livid, Mandy fires Bernice on the spot. 


Mandy isn't happy with Bernice's shady tactics.  (Image credit: ITV)

And with that, Bernice's work is done. Spit Spot!

Home Farm is the scene of some serious argy-bargy as Dawn's decision has Kim in a blind rage. Can Will keep the peace between his wife and daughter?

Emmerdale spoilers, Kim Tate, Will Taylor, Dawn Taylor, Billy Fletcher

Dawn's decision does not go down well with her employer stepmum Kim. Can Will smooth things over? (Image credit: ITV)

Elsewhere, having argued with Naomi about April, Rhona is all ears as Nicola shares the experiences she's had with the pub cook. And seeing as Naomi was part of the awful attack Nicola endured last year, Nicola's pretty harsh…

Emmerdale continues on ITV from 7.00pm – 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 
  • Priya Kotecha - Fiona Wade 
  • 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
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