Emmerdale's Paddy Kirk left viewers in tears during Thursday's heartbreaking hour-long episode of the ITV soap as the village vet contemplated suicide.
Paddy Kirk, played by actor Dominic Brunt, 52, has been facing a battle with his mental health recently. It comes after his wife, Chas, had an affair with Al Chapman, who was murdered after the adultery came to light.
Paddy's family and friends hope that he's settling back into his everyday life after spending several weeks away. However, as Paddy reconnects with each of them in turn, they're unaware that he's saying his last goodbyes.
It's only when Paddy disappears again and his father Bear finds a worrying note that everyone realises he's planning to take his own life.The villagers immediately rush into action, hoping to find him before it's too late.Read more on ok.co.uk