Tom Chambers arrives in Emmerdale as Clive: First pics

His appearance causes problems in the Dales...

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Casualty and Holby City star Tom Chambers is heading to the Dales – and we’ve got the first pictures of him to prove it!

The 41-year-old actor, who played Sam Strachan in the BBC medical dramas arrives in Emmerdale next week – and is set to get Leyla’s pulse racing.

And, we have a feeling, the viewers will be pleased to see him, too!

Well hello there Clive! (Credit: ITV)

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Next Wednesday (24 October), things are tense at Take A Vow as clients start to cancel due to Clive’s ex-Susie leaving a scathing review about Leyla.

Megan is furious with Leyla, but Leyla is too upset over fiancé Clive, angry at herself for believing he ever loved her.

However, then Clive suddenly appears and begs for a chance to explain things…

How long can Leyla stay angry at Clive for? (Credit: ITV)

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Leyla is torn, but will she forgive him?

Viewers know that Leyla left the village in January, while actress Roxy Shahidi was on maternity leave.

Leyla met Clive while holidaying in Greece and they have since become engaged, but his revenge-seeking ex accused Leyla of stealing him and arrives in Emmerdale to cause chaos.

Clive begs Leyla for a second chance (Credit: ITV)

At the moment, Tom is only scheduled to appear in Emmerdale for a few weeks.

The actor is well used to the pressures of working on a long-running serial drama, having spent 11 years playing medic Sam Strachan.

The doctor had something of a reputation as a Lothario, stringing various female colleagues along and fathering a child with his boss Connie Beauchamp.

Tom and Camilla lifted the Glitterball trophy in 2008 (Credit: BBC)

The Derbyshire-born dad-of-two also played Max Tyler in Waterloo Road, and went on to win Strictly Come Dancing in 2008 with professional partner Camilla Dallerup.

He has most recently been performing in the West End musical Crazy For You, opposite Claire Sweeney.

Are you looking forward to seeing Tom join the cast of Emmerdale? Leave us a comment on our Facebook page @EntertainmentDailyFix and let us know what you think!

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