Brian Addyman, Kate's father. First seen October 2001 when
he came to bail Katy out of the police cells after the car
crash. Returned on a more permanent basis as gardener at
Home Farm Estates in Feb 2002
Kate Addyman, Sammy Winward. PROFILE
Joined 19/7/01 Girlfriend of Andy Sugden , living in Hotten
and one of the gang of teenagers responsible for the death
of Miss Strickland
|| Louise Appleton, Emily Symons: Barmaid in Woolpack.
Arrived 20/6/01 to take the place of Bernice Thomas who had
gone on holiday. Seeing Rodney Blackstock (dumped him 12/2001).
||Seth Armstrong, Stan Richards: Hooked
on the internet, profuse scounger of beer in the Woolpack,
poacher turned gamekeeper at Home Farm. Now retired. Lives
with Betty Eagleton since the Death of his wife, Meg. Profile
|| Chloe Atkinson: Amy Nuttall from late 2000.
Works at the Holiday Village, lives with Charity Dingle, seeing
Edna Birch: Shirley Stelfox, Edna burst onto the village
scene as a long serving member of the parish and paragon
of virtue. This of course meant that she would be a constant
pain to both Ashley and Bernice. "A vicar and a barmaid,
does have a softer side which usually only comes out when
her dog, Bately, is concerned. Profile
Eve Birch: Raine Davieson, joined friday 31
August 2001 as Edna's Grand-daughter who has come to stay
to get away from her parents marital problems. One of the
gang of teenagers responsible for the death of Miss Strickland
during which she proved to be a ruthless, manipulating liar.
Finally caught out for her true self when caught by Betty
kicking Edn'a Bately. Edna packed her off to her sister
||Diane Blackstock: Elizabeth Estensen, ex Liverbird
playing Bernice's mother first appereaing 11/99. Currently
seeing Jack Sugden (dumped by Jack 12/2001) but this did not
stop her bedding ex-husband Rodney in December 2001. Profile
||Rodney Blackstock: Patrick Mower. Arrived 24
Aug 2000. Bernice's long lost father. Owns a wine importing
business and the Holiday Village. Profile
||Nicola Blackstock: Nichola Wheeler, arrived
early Jan 2001. Rodney's daughter and Bernice's half-sister.
Scheming, bitch who can twist father Rodney around her little
|| Carlos Diaz: Gary Turner. Arrived
8/3/00 As new Chef at the Diner. Had an affair with recently
married Bernice Thomas whilst seeing her half siter Nicola
Blackstock. Hoped to be the father of Gabrielle Thomas but
blood tests ruled that out. Left village soon after in 1/2002
Profile Plus new
Cynthia Daggert,Kay Purcell: Came to the village
2001 to escape the council estates of Bradford. Single parent,
Danny, Cleveland Campbell. Profile
Unemployed, useless but kind hearted. Brother to:
Letisha, Danielle Henry: Arrived just after mum and brother,
escaping a violent partner. Single mother daughter of a
Daggert, Alexander Fothergil: On arrival in the village
Latisha was in Labour. Baby Kirk was delivered by Jason
Kirk in the back of his van. Latisha came to the village
to escape the child's violent father.
The Dingles -
The comedic low-lifes of Emmerdale.
Zak, Steve Halliwell:
pig and chicken farmer, metallurgical entrepreneur, very
Lisa nee Clegg,
Jane Cox: Zak's 'other arf', keeper of the family
brain cell. Works for Eric Pollard. Profile
Belle, Emily Mather:Surprise
baby for Lisa and Zak. Born christmas 1998.
Kate McGregor. Arrived early May 1999 to work for Viv in
the P.O. In love with Butch Dingle she married him on his
death-bed. Now seeing Paddy Kirk.
Sam, James Hooton:
No. 2 son. Nice lad, but simple. Never had a turn at the
family brain cell.
Marlon, Mark Charnock:
Albert's son. Lives in Kathy's Cottage. Works as a chef
and lives With Tricia Fisher. Profile
Cain, Jeff Hordley:
Arrived at Butch's funeral April 2000 and stayed. Found
to be Zak's son. His affair with Angie Reynolds was one
reason for her maggiage break up. Profile
Peg, Jeanne Hepple:
Zak's mum, arrived 24/1/2002
Elvis, Martin Walsh:
Siller: Another cousin.
Betty Eagleton, Paula Tilbrook: Village
gossip, lives with Seth Armstrong Profile
Tricia Fisher nee
Stokes: Sheree Murphy, Alan Turner's grandaughter.
Started as a complete slapper who used people. A good friend
to Bernice, especially during Bernice's troubles with Gavin
and Ashley. Was seeing Marlon Dingle but left in May 2001,
returning in October 2001, after the actress had a baby.
||Andrew Fraser: Mark Elstob, Manager
of Stud Farm. Arrived Fri 16/9/01 Left Jan 2002 Profile
||Kathy Glover: (nee Bates, Merrick and
Tate): Malandra Burrows, Dave's Widow, Nick Bate's sister,
until recently fostered his daughter, Alice. Former, unwilling, business
partner of Eric Pollard. Proprietor of The Diner. August 1999
left at the altar by Biff (Stuart Wade) when he left the village
after being unable to compete with Graham Clark.Left Emmerdale
to live in Australia 1/2002 after Malandra was subjected to
a humiliating sacking by Granada.
Bob Hope, Anthony
Audenshaw: Slick salesman Bob arriving in Sept 2000 as a
new love interest for Viv Windsor. Bob married Viv on Monday
5th Feb 2001.Now working for Eric Pollard.
Viv Hope: Deena
Payne, Vic's Windsor's widow, loud mouth tart, not afraid
of shouting the odds even when wrong, which she usually
is. Married Bob Hope Mon 5/2/01. Mother of Kelly,Donna and
Kirk: Dominic Brunt, Zoe's jovial partner at the vet's,married
Mandy Dingle (separated 2000), has a domineering mother.
Now seeing Emily Dingle. Profile
Jason: James Carlton
cousin and the first gay male character in the show. First
arrived in 1999 and was soon to shock, being caught snogging
Gavin Ferris, Bernice's then fiance.
||Ray Mullan: Seamus Gubbins. A shrewd
villain and business man came to Emmerdale in October 2001
beating Rodney Blackstock to the purchase of Mill Cottage.
Eric Pollard: Chris
Chittell. A villain, false in every way. A class one con-man
who I personally love to bits. He never quite gets it right.
The Reynolds. Holdgates Farm mid 1999
Sean: Stephen McGann. Profile
Joined the show as ruthless opponent to Chris Tate
in a haulage war. Now working for him. Had an affair with
Lady Tara Thornfield late 2000 which was rekindled upon
Tara's return in 2001. They left the village together
Angie: Freya Copeland. Profile
(UPDATED) Mrs Reynolds was a sergeant in the local constabulary
until her affair with Cain Dingle caused he to be demoted.
Marc: Anthony Lewis. Profile
Left school with no qualifications after deliberately
failing his exams. Currently (as of 2/1/2002 serving 12
months in a young offenders institution for his part in
the 2001 hit and run. Older brother of:
Ollie: Vicky Binns. Precotious child
often in trouble.
Marc and Ollie were members of the gang
of teenagers responsible for the death of Miss Strickland
Len: Peter Martin. Sean's father. Arrived
Feb 2001 at Ollie's request to help sort out Sean's failing
marriage stayed on in the vain hope of succeeding. Sold
his own house 1/2002 to move to the village full time.
(Alex Hall) Headteacher at Hotten Comp. Victim of fatal
hit and run accident 2001
What's left of the founding family of
Hornby: Farmer who has been known to play away more
than once. Widower was married to Sarah (Alyson Spiro)
who left Jack to live with Richie Carter June 2000. Died
in a barn fire started by Andy 2000 Profile
Davies: Jack's son from his marriage to Pat. Untill
2001 was played by Chris Smith. Profile
Fletcher: An inner city kid from the council estates of
Leeds, Andy befriended Robert Sugden when he came to stay
at the Sugden's holiday bunkhouse. Natural child of minor
villan Billy Hopwood, he was fostered then adopted (16/3/00)
by the Sugdens. Profile
Robert and Andy
were members of the gang of teenagers responsible for
the death of Miss Strickland
Midgley: Jack and Sarah's baby daughter.
The Tates.Lords of the Manor.
Amory, Always tried to emulate his father in business,
never succeeding. Never worries who he tramples on to
get his own way. Wheelchair user since the Beckindale
aircrash. December 2001 married his third wife Charity
Zoe: Leah Bracknell,
Sister to Chris. Veterinary with her practice in Emmerdale. A
humanitarian, seen as a soft touch. She is the token lesbian
in the show. Purchased Home Farm from Stella Jones to
enable the Tates to live under one roof again. Profile
Young: Chris's child with the late Rachel Tate/Hughes.
Lives with Chris and Zoe at Home Farm
Atkins: Formerly a prostitue who's services were brought
exclusively by Chris who fell for her and proposed. Whilst
engaged she had a short affair with Zoe who took it for
more than it was and tried to ruin the proposed marriage.
Thomas: John Middleton, Profile
Vicar of Emmerdale. Married to BerniceMrs.Bernice Thomas
nee Blackstock: Samantha Giles,Profile
Daughter of Diane. Currently licensee of the Woolpack. Unlucky
in love with both her first husband and, more recently, ex-fiance
Gavin, coming out as gay/bi respectively. Married Rev.Ashley
Thomas 25/12/00 but since split due to her affair with Carlos
Diaz. 25/12/2001 Gave birth to Gabrielle, (Jemma Giles)
||Lady Tara Thornfield: Anna Brecon. Profile
First arrived as Lady Tara Oakwell, wife of Lord Alex who
she divorced after he went on the run for drug offences and
the death of Biff Fowler's wife, Linda. She later employed
Biff as her chauffeur and they ended up having a steamy affair.
She dumped Biff for the riches of Lord Michael Thornfield
who she married. Not long after Lady T securing a 5 million
divorce settlement so she could be independent once again.
Left with Sean Reynolds 4/1/2002
|| Alan Turner: Richard Thorpe, Profile
Semi retired running the B&B for it's absentee owner.
Grandfather to Tricia Fisher and Godfather to Alice Bates.
A total snob, ex-councillor and ex-pub landlord he has been
a prominent member of the community since 1982. His snobbishness
and pompous tendencies have mellowed in his later years.
||Gloria Weaver: Janice McKenzie, This character
first came to our screens as a frience of Edna Birch, a rather
timid pillar of the church. Brilliantly played by Janice she
soon grew into the part as Gloria was build up to the point
where she left the village, relieving her recent lover Eric
Pollard, down to the tune of £30,000 in a well written,
well played storyline. The good news is that Gloria is soon
to return to our screens in 2002.
& Calders(The Soap Stars Family)
Introduced 7 Nov 2001
Phil Weston: Mark Jardine, father to Jess
and step-dad to Lucy & Craig.
Maggie Calder: Dee Whitehead, Trying to
adapt to village life.
Lucy Calder: Elspeth Brodie, A spoilt kid
who wraps mum around her little finger.
Craig Calder: Jason Hain, Fed up with the
way sister Lucy manipulates mum.
Jess Weston: Ruth Abram, Mature beyond her
years Jess is frustrated by the members of her new family.
Viv: see Viv Hope
Scott: Ben Freeman,
coming back from the army he has been seen as a truly snide
bloke, ripping off his mother and step-sister Kelly to get
on in his business. In 2001 has changed for the better.
mellowing since meeting Chloe above.
kid, suffers as a result of being overshadowed by her sister
and her parents constant bickering. Kept her dad's name
when mum remarried. one of the gang of teenagers responsible
for the death of Miss Strickland
Terry Woods: Billy Hartman. Profile
Used to be bar manager at the Woolpack, now employed
as 'companion' to Chris Tate. Unlucky in love and a soft