Emmerdale actor Marc Silcock is delighted producers feel there’s life left in his character Jackson.

Jackson was hospitalised after his car was hit by a train and on several occasions it looked like he wouldn’t pull through.

Marc’s thrilled that Jackson has lived to tell the tale – but in episodes showing this week, he discovers he has a difficult journey ahead.

He told whatsontv.co.uk: “There have been many opportunities for the character to disappear, but they’ve kept me and given me this [big storyline].

“The crash isn’t the storyline, it’s just the switch to the beginning of another one.

“If this is the beginning, the rest of the story’s going to be unbelievable.”

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