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'Emmerdale' spoilers: Rhona Goskirk comes face-to-face with her ex's son

Rhona Goskirk is stunned to see her ex's son, Marcus, in the village.
Rhona Goskirk is stunned to see her ex's son, Marcus, in the village. (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale's Rhona Goskirk comes face-to-face with her killer ex's son in the first of Thursday's episodes (ITV, 7.00pm see our TV Guide for full listings).

With Vanessa having intercepted a call on Rhona's mobile from Pierce Harris' son, Marcus, the vet reckons she's saved Rhona some serious heartache.

Vanessa

Vanessa has been trying to stop Rhona helping Pierce.  (Image credit: ITV)

But the vet has a problem on her hands when Marcus turns up in the village!

Marcus

Marcus turns up wanting to know why Rhona has contacted him.  (Image credit: ITV)

Pretending to be Rhona, Vanessa tries to get rid of him but comes a cropper when Rhona catches her at it!

Vanessa

Pretending she's Rhona, Vanessa tries to get rid of Marcus.  (Image credit: ITV)

Rhona

Rhona is stunned to see that Marcus has come to the village. (Image credit: ITV)

When Marcus arrives, Vanessa's chilled to see how much he looks like his evil jailed dad Pierce Harris. How will Rhona react to coming face-to-face with her evil ex's son? And will she ever speak to meddling Vanessa again? 

Pierce

Pierce Harris raped Rhona on their wedding day in 2017. (Image credit: Andrew Boyce)

With the auction looming, Chas Dingle's in bits and can't bear to see her beloved pub, The Woolpack, bought by someone else.

And the news that Kim Tate has got her beady eye on the place is the icing on the mouldy cake.

After deciding not to attend the sale, Chas is given food for thought by Charity and changes her mind.

Paddy's chuffed to see the fire back in his wife's belly.

Chas

Chas and her loved ones are on pins as The Woolpack goes under the hammer. (Image credit: ITV)

Tension runs high at the auction house as bidding begins. Moira is aghast when Cain starts raising his hand! To the farmer's relief, Cain is outbid by someone online.

Chas

At the auction house bidding begins for the Woolpack – and Cain starts raising his hand! (Image credit: ITV)

Chas and Marlon are desperate to know who's bought their business but Faith's attempts to butter up the auctioneer and unveil the pub owner's identity are fruitless.

But the Dingles don't have long to wait as they're told they've been summoned by the buyer who wants to meet Chas and Marlon in person…

Who's bought the pub? Is it smug-looking Kim Tate?

Woolpack

Who's bought the burned-out Woolpack from Chas and Marlon Dingle? (Image credit: ITV)

Kim

Kim Tate is looking very pleased with herself… has she bought The Woolpack? (Image credit: ITV)

At Mulberry, Jai is looking over the paperwork of the loan he's secretly taken out in Laurel's name so he can pay off his hefty fine.

When Laurel comes home unexpectedly, he panics and scrabbles together the documents, ramming them into a folder.

But Jai forgets to pick up the file when he then rushes off to a meeting… 

Jai

Jai Sharma has secretly taken out a huge loan in Laurel's name. (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale continues weeknights from 7.00pm on ITV.

Sarah Waterfall
Sarah Waterfall

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