Christmas in Emmerdale will be packed with explosive twists and turns as ITV boss Jane Hudson gave fans an insight into what they can expect from their favourite characters over the festive period. However, with the Tates and Dingles’ feud taking centre stage, will one of the families be faced with a heartbreaking tragedy?
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Speaking to press including Express.co.uk at a virtual event, Executive Producer Jane teased fans will have a massive shock at the end of the year.
She began: "When Christmas morning is over and you think you've opened all your presents, there is a massive present when Emmerdale comes on.
“There is such a surprise box ready to be opened.
“I think all the viewers will be screaming with their hands over their faces like, 'Nooo. We did not see that one coming.’”
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“I can't wait for the Christmas Day episode!" Jane added.
In recent scenes, Belle Dingle (Eden Taylor-Draper) chose her new beau Jamie Tate (Alexander Lincoln) over her family and her betrayal could spark the beginning of another feud.
Cain Dingle (Jeff Hordley) will have a lot to deal with as he grapples with the Tates and