Emmerdale fans will be trying to hold back the tears next week when Rhona Goskirk and Marlon Dingle finally marry after their relationship was rocked by the chef's shock stroke earlier this year.
Viewers of the ITV soap were elated when the pair got engaged after both planning proposals. The happy occasion, however, ended in tragedy as a giddy Marlon headed home to pick up his forgotten engagement ring for his new fiancée, only to collapse at home before being found by his daughter, April, and whisked to hospital where it was confirmed he suffered a stroke.
And after months of putting effort into his long road of recovery, with the help and support of his family and best friend Paddy Kirk, Emmerdale fans will see Marlon walk down the aisle in emotional scenes before he and Rhona finally become husband and wife, more than 10 years after the pair briefly dated. READ MORE: ITV Emmerdale boss teases 'epic' 50th birthday plans as stars celebrate early with cake But there is one thing that isn't going to change - and that's Rhona's surname.
During a press event at the Emmerdale village, Zoe Henry, who made her debut in the soap in 2001, was quizzed about her previous comments in which she said she didn't want her character to share the same last name as her real-life husband's character.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk