Emmerdale star Mark Charnock has revealed that something “really cataclysmic” is going to happen in the live hour long episode of the soap, due to air tomorrow night, which will “change the lives of a lot of characters”.
The celebrations began for this epic occasion yesterday, and are set to continue on par with a rollercoaster throughout the week.
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There are of course just a few weeks left until Emmerdale airs its landmark hour-long live episode, much of which will feature scenes outdoors…
And as Yorkshire and the surrounding areas are currently being battered by wind and heavy – damn near torrential – rain, the show’s bosses are said to be very worried that the live broadcast could be ruined if the extreme weather doesn’t improve.
When the live show was first announced, one of the first questions on everybody’s lips was, “Do you have a Plan B if the weather turns bad?”
And in response, the show’s series producer Stuart Blackburn joked that there is no ‘Plan B’
He added, “An hour one October evening in a field on a hill in Yorkshire – what could possibly go wrong?”
He went on to say, “It is thrilling and terrifying measure, I think. The village is my favourite character in the show… Read more & comment »
It’s been revealed today that Emmerdale’s landmark forthcoming live episode – which is set to air in October as part of the show’s 40th anniversary celebrations – will be directed by BAFTA award winning director, Tony Prescott.
Prescott has worked on both Emmerdale and Coronation Street previously, and he in fact directed Corrie’s live tram crash episode. He’s also directed episodes of Caroline Aherne’s comedy The Mrs Merton Show and The Krypton Factor.
He received his BAFTA award in 2006 for services to the television industry.
Of the news, Emmerdale’s producer Stuart Blackburn said, “The entire live episode is going to be shot on-location at the Emmerdale village set in the Yorkshire Dales… Read more & comment »