Emmerdale spoilers: Will David Metcalfe get arrested?

Emmerdale spoilers, David Metcalfe
David Metcalfe needs to step up… (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale's David Metcalfe is at an important crossroads in Friday's episode (ITV, 7.00pm — see our TV Guide for full listings).

After disappearing into thin air with Theo and Amba and then effectively taking Leyla hostage, David Metcalfe has a lot of making up to do.

His bad decisions, knee-jerk reactions and recklessness has caused problem after problem and now all this.

Can David make things right? Does the struggling dad need psychological help?

At Home Farm there's a hullabaloo going on as something of Will's has gone missing and rather than blame himself, Kim's husband points the finger at the staff, accusing Sam Dingle of being behind the 'theft'.

Has someone really stolen from Will?

Emmerdale spoilers, Kim Tate, Will Taylor

Will Taylor is furious and believes Sam Dingle has stolen from him. Has he? (Image credit: ITV)

Over at Smithy it's Marlon's turn to be there for his mother-in-law Mary who's in need of reassurance. The chef is only too happy to support the OAP who helped him on the daily last year when his life was decimated by a stroke. 

Mary and Marlon in Emmerdale week 21

Mary's been there for Marlon while he recovered from his stroke and now it's his turn to be there for his mother-in-law… (Image credit: ITV)

Emmerdale continues on weeknights on ITV. 

Tonight it's on at 7.00pm because of the FA Cup kick off at 7.30pm – 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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