New episodes of Emmerdale will continue to be broadcast throughout the lockdown, ITV has said.
Emmerdale has begun a “phased return to filming” by recording new episodes that show characters dealing with the lockdown, ITV has announced.
The makers of Coronation Street and Emmerdale are in the “final stages” of working on plans for the soaps to return to production, according to a spokeswoman for the programmes.
Emmerdale’s Claire King has said her Kim Tate character was not based on Dame Joan Collins’s “classic soap bitch” Alexis Carrington.
Signing has returned to Coronation Street and Emmerdale during Deaf Awareness Week.
Coronation Street and Emmerdale could return to screens with older cast members absent and actors six feet apart, ITV boss Kevin Lygo has said.
Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick says she and her TV producer wife are expecting their first child together.
The actors’ union Equity says it has reached a pay deal for soap stars unable to work due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Audiences for a range of TV programmes have jumped as the UK adjusts to life in lockdown, new figures reveal.
Emmerdale star Lisa Riley has promised that Mandy Dingle will open “a massive can of worms” in her latest storyline.
Britain’s Got Talent has become the latest TV show to be hit by the coronavirus pandemic – with the live finals postponed.
The number of Emmerdale episodes to air each week has been reduced by ITV to keep the soap on air until “at least the early summer”.
Lorraine and Loose Women will stop broadcasting live from Monday, ITV has announced.
Filming on ITV soaps Coronation Street and Emmerdale will be suspended from Monday due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
Emmerdale star Jeff Hordley has said he thinks his character Cain Dingle has “met his match”, although he is still in the dark about whether show bosses plan to kill him off.
Filming of EastEnders and top BBC dramas has been halted amid the Coronavirus outbreak – as plans for “virtual Church services” and older-age exercise routines were unveiled by the broadcaster.
Coronation Street has banned kissing scenes in an attempt to halt the spread of coronavirus on set.
ITV are going to use the soaps Coronation Street and Emmerdale to “remind people of important public health issues” amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a spokeswoman for the broadcaster.
Emmerdale’s Michelle Hardwick has said she hopes to do justice to her new storyline, which has seen her character Vanessa diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Emmerdale is set to be rocked with the addition of two new faces – former Coronation Street star Reece Dinsdale and actor Mark Womack.
An epilepsy charity has praised Emmerdale for its seizure storyline, saying it could help more young people with the condition.
Emmerdale star Claire King has described Sheila Mercier as the soap’s “beating heart” after the actress died aged 100.
The murder of Emmerdale’s Graham Foster will spark a major whodunnit in a string of January specials, soap bosses have announced.
Emmerdale character Ellis Chapman has been recast after actor Asan N’Jie was sacked from the soap in September.
Former Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell has died three years after being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.
Former Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell has died at the age of 55, three years after she was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.
Soap star Louisa Clein has praised Emmerdale for its “brave” decision to air a controversial storyline which saw a middle-class woman groom a young boy.
John Middleton led a walk for Alzheimer’s two years after his Emmerdale character, who had been diagnosed with dementia, died.
Lisa Riley made a villainous return to Emmerdale as she reappeared in the role of Mandy Dingle.
Emmerdale star Lisa Riley has promised “fun” and “manipulation” ahead of her character’s returns to the village.