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Emmerdale confirms more bonus episodes of the ITV soap

There's big drama coming up, as Maya's grooming is discovered

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Fans of Emmerdale are in for a treat this month, as the ITV soap will air seven episodes for the fourth week in a row.

And the bonus editions couldn’t come at a better time, as hated child groomer Maya Stepney is set to be discovered in explosive scenes.

Bring it on – and pass the popcorn!

Emmerdale’s upcoming ‘Big Night Out’ episode will change everything (Credit: ITV)

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The latest official schedules for ITV confirm that the soap will air an extra episode, which will go out at 8pm on Tuesday 30 April.

This will be the fourth week in a row that Emmerdale fans will have been delivered an extra slice of the soap.

Emmerdale has been airing double bills at 7pm and 8pm on Tuesdays throughout April, starting from Tuesday 9 April.

When will Harriet’s stalker be revealed? (Credit: ITV)

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And it’s given Emmerdale fans plenty of opportunities to catch up with all the drama from their fave soap, including Maya and Jacob’s controversial grooming plot, Harriet’s stalking storyline and Aaron and Robert’s surrogacy saga.

Next week, fans are promised a huge episode which promises to “change everything”.

The ‘Big Night Out’ scenes will see the villagers embark on an evening in Hotten, which is supposed to be fun, but ends in devastation.

Maya is left bloodied and broken… But who is responsible for her wounds? (Credit: ITV)

Determined to let their hair down for a host of different reasons, Leyla, Priya, David, Tracy, Maya, Kerry, Rhona, Victoria, Ellis, Aaron, Robert and Bernice head to a club for a night on the tiles. 

As the villagers party away, they are sent into a haywire of confusion when the fire alarm sounds and the bouncers evacuate everyone into the street. 

Once outside, confusion reigns amongst the villagers and the game is finally up for Maya as she and Jacob are caught by one of the girls. Eek!

Meanwhile, Rhona meets a handsome stranger behind Pete’s back, Tracy and David kiss, Ellis Chapman is in seriously danger from gangster Max, and Victoria Barton is raped.

No wonder the ITV soap needs more episodes!

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