Emmerdale: Episode 8653 airs, Wednesday 20 November 2019, on ITV/STV/UTV at 19:30.
Devised by Kevin Laffan
Written by Jo Maris
Directed by Ruth Carney
Series Producer: Laura Shaw
Series Producer: Kate Brooks
Executive Producer: Jane Hudson
Jacob tries to get back in contact with Maya but is soon destracted by Leanna who is later emotionally wounded at Jacob's lack of interest. Jacob agrees to speak with Leanna about the Maya thing. As they speak, she leans in for a passionate kiss and nervously unbuttons her shirt.
Lydia contemplates taking a medical exam to determine if she has Huntington's Disease or not.
Meanwhile, Charity rails at Sarah as she struggles without Vanessa.
Elsewhere, Chas has trouble with mothering Eve.
Joe-Warren Plant as Jacob Gallagher
Mimi Slinger as Leanna Cavanagh
Karen Blick as Lydia Hart
Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle
Dominic Brunt as Paddy Kirk
James Hooton as Sam Dingle
Emma Atkins as Charity Dingle
Matthew Wolfenden as David Metcalfe
Rosie Bentham as Gabby Thomas
Jay Kontzle as Billy Fletcher
Michelle Hardwick as Vanessa Woodfield
Katie Hill as Sarah Sugden JR.
Olivia Bromley as Dawn Taylor
Michael Wildman as Al Chapman
Sam Hall as Samson Dingle
Louis Healy as Danny
Judith Barber as Agatha
Andy Gibson for The TV Chronicle