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Underneath Shadrach’s stringy grey hair there’s a bit of brain that isn’t under the influence of the vats of alcohol the silly old fart has swallowed over the years. It’s that working bit of brain that asserts itself long enough for Shadrach to admit that Marlon is right: he does need to stop drinking. Yes, Shadrach tells Marlon he’s going to try to stop supping ale. If it were April 1st you’d think he was joking and have a laugh. But Shadders is deadly serious…

Someone who is ready to enjoy a drink is Faye. Thanks to bigamist husband Mark she and son Ryan have had a troubled life in Emmerdale. But now she’s got a job she likes and a boss she really likes – who really likes her – and she’s starting to believe her future could be bright. Ah, Faye… She should look out over the fields and take note of the storm clouds gathering. They’re headed right for her – and it will take a lot more than an umbrella to protect her from what is going to rain down on her family.

Meanwhile, Faye’s cocky lover, Jai, thinks he knows just how to help his brother, Nikhil, with his ‘problem’…

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