Emmerdale spoilers: Terrified Matty Barton gets a vicious beating?

Matty faces the prison bully in Emmerdale.
Matty is cornered by transphobic Robbo… (Image credit: ITV)

In Wednesday's hour-long episode will Emmerdale's Matty get out of prison before Robbo beats him to a pulp? (ITV, 7.30pm, see our TV Guide for full listings).

When Matty Barton hears that Samson Dingle has finally admitted the truth about the 'stabbing' in the Hide, the relief is immense. Pretty soon, he should be home and back with his wife Amy.

But as Matty returns to his cell, he learns to his horror that he's not out of the woods yet as transphobic Robbo is waiting for him…


Matty prepares to be beaten black and blue (Image credit: ITV)


Amy put her transgender husband Matty in grave danger when she accidentally outed him to prison thug Robbo (Image credit: ITV)

Is Matty about to get beaten… or worse?

Meanwhile, back in the village, Cain barges round to Wishing Well to make sure his nephew Samson doesn't do a runner now the truth is out. Sam fumes at his brother's gall but Cain isn't shifting.

Will Cain teach Samson a lesson… with his fists?

At Home Farm, Rose worries that she's messed everything up by trying to kiss Will who tells his wife Kim it's time his ex packs her bags.

In a bid to put an end to the couple's conversation, Rose finds a way to derail it. 

Later, she's told to meet someone on a country lane and reels as she's given a tranquiliser and told to await instruction.

Dawn is on a high as she returns home with her poorly baby son Evan. Rose feels giddy when her happy daughter calls her 'Mum' for the first time. Is she prepared to lose everything she's built up since she reconnected with her estranged family?


Rose is given a tranquiliser and is told to await further instruction (Image credit: ITV)

There's turmoil at Mulberry as Jai and Laurel tell the kids that they're splitting up. As Laurel asks Jai to move out, she's stunned when he says he'll go to Holdgate but is taking Archie too…


Jai agrees to move out of Mulberry but Laurel's heart breaks when he takes Archie with him. (Image credit: ITV)

Manpreet offers lonely Liam some advice and urges him to give his romance with Chas another chance. 


Manpreet has some love advice for lonely Liam… (Image credit: ITV)


… can she encourage him to try again with Chas? (Image credit: ITV)

Will the doc take her advice or is he still too stung by what went down with his ex, Ella?

Emmerdale continues weeknights on ITV, times vary, see our TV Guide for full listings.

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