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Wednesday 17th July 2019

Emmerdale fans in tears over brilliant International Women's Day episode

The emotional episode was created by the soap's female cast and crew

Emmerdale viewers have been left in tears over the 'brilliant' all female episode for International Women's Day.

The soap created an episode made and featuring an exclusively all women cast and crew for the day, and it moved viewers to tears.

Lisa returned to reveal she was dying of a terminal heart disease (Credit: ITV)

Lisa Dingle made a shock return to reveal she was dying of a terminal heart condition, Chas Dingle revealed she was pregnant after the tragic loss of baby Gracie last year, and April was given a boost after being teased at school.

The emotional scenes had viewers in tears and hailing it as the best episode the soap had ever produced.

One said: "Emmerdale thank you for an amazing All Women episode this evening.

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"Definitely brought tears and joy to me. Deep issues addressed with brilliant acting by all especially Lisa, Charity, April."

A second said: "I’m just blown away by Emmerdale. The idea of having an all-women episode on International Women’s Day is GENIUS and the episode is one of the most amazing things I have ever seen.

It just goes to show how wonderful and talented women are.

"It just goes to show how wonderful and talented women are.

Chas told Laurel she was pregnant after her baby heartache (Credit: ITV)

"This episode was just SO well done. I have never EVER cried tears of happiness but this episode changed that (I cried sad tears as well).

"Hats off to the women of Emmerdale <3."

A third said: "Just caught up on last night's episode of @emmerdale and if you didn’t have a tear in your eye and feel totally in awe of women all over the world do you even have a heart?

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"Great episode of women empowering women helping others and showing unity!"

Another said: "I just watched Emmerdale now, but I have no words to praise this episode, @MaxineAlderton made me cry.

"Congratulations to her and to the cast of talented women who are in Emmerdale."

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