Emmerdale spoilers! Best friends Laurel Thomas and Nicola King FALL OUT

A huge rift opens up...

Emmerdale best friends Laurel Thomas and Nicola King clash – in Wednesday’s episode at 7pm (see our TV Guide for full listings) – in the wake of a shock bombshell.

Battle lines are drawn as Jai Sharma (Chris Bisson) accuses Jimmy King (Nick Miles) of harming his son Archie.

As Laurel Thomas (Charlotte Bellamy) and Nicola King (Nicola Wheeler) back up their men, the best friends’ are set to fall out big style.

Laurel’s son Arthur is secretly behind Archie’s bruises but has pinned the blame on innocent Jimmy, who’s been minding a bunch of the village kids since the school reduced its hours. Will the warring adults get to the truth?

At the Woolie, Charity (Emma Atkins) is furious about what happened to her son Moses while Cain Dingle (Jeff Hordley) was ‘looking after’ him. Blasting her ex and Aaron, who was in on the shady saga, Charity tells the pair that “sorry” doesn’t cut it. Taking her upset over her split from Vanessa out on her loved ones, Chas (Lucy Pargeter) is the next to get a bitter tongue lashing from Charity.

Mandy (Lisa Riley) resolves to solve Lydia’s (Karen Blick) turmoil over her mystery benefactor.