Harriet Finch past catches up with her

Eagle-eyed Emmerdale viewers recognise Harriet’s police officer friend from popular CBBC show

He has played the popular character since 2002

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Eagle-eyed Emmerdale viewers have recognised Harriet’s detective friend from popular CBBC show Tracy Beaker.

Actor Connor Bryne, who is currently playing detective Geoff on the ITV soap, played Mike Milligan in popular show Tracy Beaker and spin off shows Tracy Beaker Returns and The Dumping Ground.

Connor Bryne plays Geoff in Emmerdale (Credit: ITV hub)

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Viewers shared their ‘spot’ of the actor on Twitter.

One wrote: “Was that Mike Milligan from Tracy Beaker?”

A second tweeted: “It’s Mike Milligan from Tracy Beaker! Knew I’d seen his familiar face before #Emmerdale”

Connor played Mike Milligan in Tracy Beaker (Credit: BBC iPlayer/CBBC)

A third put: “Not gonna lie I’m over excited to see Mike from Tracy Beaker in #Emmerdale”

A Fourth wrote: “MIKE FROM TRACY BEAKER!! #Emmerdale [sic]

A fifth added: “Oh my god it’s Mike from Tracy Beaker… so many childhood memories #Emmerdale”

Connor has played Mike since 2002 and continues to play the role in The Dumping Ground which has been running since 2013.

Will locked Harriet in the church a few weeks ago (Credit: ITV)

Connor first appeared in Emmerdale last month after Harriet was locked in the church. Harriet gave her old work colleague a list of names of people who could be stalking her and he would look into it.

He appeared in tonight’s episode (May 3) with the names of those who could potentially be after Harriet.

Will is out for revenge on Harriet (Credit: ITV)

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When Harriet saw the name Will Taylor she told Geoff it must be a computer glitch as he died just after he got out of prison, however Geoff broke the news that Will was actually still alive and free.

Harriet then told Dawn, unaware her ex-stepdaughter knew her dad was still alive.

Dawn gave the performance of a lifetime pretending to be shocked, but she soon went to see her dad to warn him that Harriet and the police now know he’s alive and could be her stalker.

Harriet was a police officer before her days as a vicar and had a fake relationship with know drug dealer Will Taylor, who knew Harriet as Michelle.

Once Harriet got enough evidence, she had Will sent down but now he is back for his revenge.

Emmerdale airs Monday to Friday at 7pm with an extra episode on Thursday at 8pm.

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