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Emmerdale spoilers: Paddy Kirk's EGGS-CELLENT Easter surprise for best pal Marlon

Paddy Kirk in Emmerdale
Paddy organises an Easter Egg hunt and arranges for Marlon to watch via video link! (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale's Paddy Kirk is a good egg in Monday's episode (ITV, 7.30pm see our TV Guide for full listings).

With Marlon still in hospital following his stroke, anything that can put a smile on his face is a good thing. 

So when his best mate Paddy sorts out an Easter egg hunt for the kids and arranges for Marlon to be involved via video, Rhona's really grateful for the cheery surprise. 

Is the homesick dad going to be stuck in hospital for much longer?

Paddy

April takes her dad Marlon on an Easter egg hunt around the village via video. (Image credit: ITV)

Marlon

Marlon's still in hospital following his stroke which has left him paralysed down his right side. (Image credit: ITV)

April

Rhona's grateful to Paddy for organising the fun Easter surprise for her family. (Image credit: ITV)

Still obsessed with Chloe, Noah goes out of his way to impress her. Will a pair of gig tickets do the trick?

Chloe

Obsessed Noah goes all out and gets gig tickets in a bid to impress his ex Chloe. (Image credit: ITV)

Matters of the heart are an issue at the Dingle homestead too. 

Worried about how cruel Samson was when he rejected Cathy, Lydia insists Sam talks to his teenage son about how to treat girls.

Cathy

Crushing: Samson rejected smitten Cathy in a cruel and horrible way. (Image credit: ITV)

Elsewhere, Chas has noticed how much time Belle is spending with Al now they're in partnership together, pushing her wellness retreat idea. 

Knowing from past experience how devious Al can be, let alone how flirty, and not forgetting the simmering feud between him and her brother Cain, Chas warns her to watch herself. 

Given that Al is going out with Kerry and is Belle's ex Ellis' dad, she should pretty safe with him… right?

Belle

Belle is fleshing out a wellness business idea, and Al has jumped on her bandwagon. But is the ruthless ladies-man to be trusted? Based on past experience with Al, Chas certainly doesn't think so. Is her warning warranted? (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale continues weeknights from 7.30pm on ITV.


  • Rhona Goskirk - Zoe Henry 
  • Paddy Kirk - Dominic Brunt 
  • Kim Tate - Claire King 
  • Harriet Finch - Katherine Dow Blyton 
  • 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 - Jurrell Carter 
  • Dawn Fletcher - Olivia Bromley 
  • Manpreet Jutla - Rebecca Sarker 
  • Ryan Stocks - James Moore
  • Billy Fletcher - Jay Kontzle 
  • Will Taylor - Dean Andrews 
  • Mackenzie Barton - Lawrence Robb 
  • Bernice Blackstock - Sam Giles
  • Marlon Dingle - Mark Charnock
  • Zak Dingle - Steve Halliwell
  • Mandy Dingle - Lisa Riley
  • Vinny Dingle - Bradley Johnson
  • Liv Dingle - Isobel Steele
  • 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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