Next week, Laurel is left red-faced when Ashley is nowhere to be seen on their big day. Doesn’t he want to renew his vows any more???
Ashley’s actually talking to the police about his irritating dad Sandy. The old fool has sprained his ankle and Ashley has to collect him
Rodders runs to the church to tell Laurel that Ashley will be late and she worries Ashley will be a complete no-show
Meanwhile, Marlon hears Laurel’s playing a waiting game and takes off for the church to declare his love – after he has declared it to a stunned Rhona and Paddy
“I love Laurel!” There! Now Rhona and Paddy know how Marlon feels – but they don’t think he should be shouting about it
And Paddy definitely doesn’t think Marlon should be running to the church to try to persuade Laurel he’s the one she really wants
At the church, Nicola waits with an anxious Laurel. And Laurel will become even more anxious if Marlon gets to her!
Ashley’s on the bench, contemplating his life. Will he step up and play the devoted married man – or will Marlon get the result he wants? Watch Emmerdale, ITV1, from Monday, December 19