Emmerdale spoilers: Nicola King is brewing up a SECRET PLAN!

Nicola King on the phone
Nicola has a plan up her sleeve. (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale's Nicola King is keeping her cards close to her chest in Tuesday's episode (ITV, 7.30pm see our TV Guide for full listings).

Nicola King's been nothing but the supportive sister to Bernice recently.

The beautician is having a hard time and has been suffering with the effects of going through the menopause and has been made redundant from Mandy's salon. But Nicola's been there for her.

Buoyed by her sister's encouragement, Bernice has found something new to do and has joined forces with Bob, hoping they can raise the cash to buy the B&B from retiring Pollard.


Bernice and Bob have teamed up and are hoping to raise money to buy the B&B from retiring Pollard. (Image credit: ITV)


But time is ticking on for Pollard who wants the cash. (Image credit: ITV)

With time ticking on, the pair are desperately trying to find the finances. 

Bob's frustrated when Nicola refuses to buy him out of the cafe. 

So he and Bernice decide to get Jimmy drunk hoping he will persuade his wife to invest in the cafe! But that plan fails too.


Bernice and Bob's plan to get Jimmy drunk so he can persuade Nicola to buy Bob's shares in the cafe fails. (Image credit: ITV)

Later, Nicola sneaks a moment alone to make a call. She's clearly on a mission and doesn't want anyone to hear what she's saying…

What is she up to? Is she secretly helping her sister out?

Nicola on the phone

Why is Nicola being so cagey when she makes this call? Is she helping out Bernice or is something else going on? (Image credit: ITV)

There's tension at Home Farm as Will is furious when he learns that Kim has given Sam and Lydia their jobs back. 

It's humiliating for Will who created a furore when he wrongly accused Sam of stealing.


Will bristles when Kim reinstates Sam and Lydia. (Image credit: ITV)


Lydia tells Kim their friendship is over and that it's strictly business between them from now on. (Image credit: ITV)

Lydia's pleased to be reinstated but makes it clear that her relationship with Kim is purely business from now on. Their friendship is over.

Kim's mind is taken off the grief when Caleb calls in to sign off on their deal on the stud farm. 

Will tells his wife he thinks her new partner is a shyster but given Will's recent track record but Kim doesn't want to hear a word of it. 

Feeling emasculated, Will tries to assert his position in front of bemused Caleb.


Laurel tries to help Arthur navigate a crisis when his LGBTQ assembly is cancelled. Jai is blamed by upset Arthur who accuses his mum's boyfriend of wanting him to go 'back in the closet'. (Image credit: ITV)

Laurel's in the thick of it again with Arthur who's upset when his LGBTQ assembly gets canceled because one of the parents has complained about it.

Arthur's devastated and as the ordeal rumbles on, the teen accuses Jai of being behind it and of wanting him to go 'back in the closet'.

When Marshall shows his support, the friends share a moment… Will they kiss?

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

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