Emmerdale SPOILERS: 16-22 December

Coming up in Emmerdale, lives are torn apart, Bernice’s secret is out and Aaron struggles with Alex and Debbie and Tom enjoy time away from the kids.

​A family is thrown into turmoil as a villager is arrested for Emma’s mercer and one resident comes close to revealing another secret which will devastate the lives of one family.

Hoping that the extra revenue she’s made from her business doing well will clear her debts, Bernice comes cleans to Lydia and Dee Dee about the money after feeling guilty for how hard up Lydia is. On hearing the news, Lydia is disgusted that she has been spending her money, but will she go to the police? And what will Dee Dee do? Will she return to Australia? And will Daz be Bernice’s knight in shining armour?


Liv convinces Aaron to go to the pub with Alex, but he he suggests they go back to his place Aaron feels uncomfortable. And when Alex moves in for a kiss, Aaron pulls away but kicks himself when Alex leaves. As we watch him remove his t-shirt and look at his scars, is that the real reason he didn’t go further with Alex?

Unaware that Chrissie plans to sneak Rebecca and Seb back into Home Farm for Christmas, Robert tries to give Seb’s gifts to Lawrence but he gets a hostile reaction. He later makes a fool of himself after watching Aaron and Alex spend time together and attempts to win him back.

This of course doesn’t go according to plan and after being rejected, Robert stumbles out with a bottle of whisky. Walking along a country road. Is Robert in danger?

Elsewhere, Debbie and Tom enjoy time away from the kids.