Emmerdale’s favorite Marlon Dingle will take center stage in a new ITV storyline, as Mark Charnock’s character suffers a stroke
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Emmerdale has shared an emotional first look at Marlon Dingle’s health battle, as his loved ones struggle to cope with the disaster.
The character will face his horrors next week on ITV when he suffers a stroke and is admitted to the hospital.
He was discovered collapsed in front of his young daughter April, before he was rushed in for emergency surgery.
A new teaser shows the moment Marlon realized something was wrong, and he was horrified before falling to the floor.
Marlon’s vision became very blurry, before he looked in the mirror and realized with horror that his face had fallen to the side.
Next, viewers see young April begging her father to be okay as she tearfully tells him, “Daddy, please talk to me.”
The trailer shows different moments as Marlon is rushed to the hospital, and some of his loved ones react to what happened to him.
His partner Rhona stared at the engagement ring, after Marlon was about to propose to her – while she was also planning to answer the question.
After April cried, Rhona was also seen trying to hold back her tears as their overwhelming circumstances came upon her.
Marlon’s best friend, Paddy Kirk, was at his bedside, urging him: “Please come back to me. I can’t cope.”
Rhona was later heard saying, “No matter how long it takes, or how difficult it is, we’ll do it together.”
Her mother Mary then embraced an emotional April, and reached out to comfort her daughter before the trailer ended.
Actor Mark recently opened up about the plot and told of the “long journey” ahead of Marlon to recovery.
Speaking to The Mirror and other press, actor Mark confessed that while he’s not “worried” about his character change in the long run, he feels pressured to make the plot as direct as possible. corpse the better.
He told us: “He had surgery to remove the tumor and they pulled the clot out and that’s really just the beginning of the story. For the first time, it helps his face. sagging, but he still has a very long way to go in terms of learning how to speak and all that again.
“It’s all on the right side of him and so his arms, legs and mouth are all pretty badly affected, so he’s had a hard time. He’s been through the ball.
“He had a period where it affected his speech and was able to present himself properly.”
Mark added: “I don’t think he’s going to get where he wants to be for a long time, and we’ve only just begun his journey.
“He couldn’t work anymore, and he felt, wrongly, that he couldn’t be the father he wanted to be anymore, which was everything to him, because because he is incapacitated.
“But because of Rhona and Paddy and the other characters involved in this story, who have been so supportive, there’s some humor in it, there’s some fun to be had in it, and some lovely scenes. with Paddy, really funny and well written in the hospital pretty early on.
“There’s a lot of hope that things can only get better while they’re there, there’s also positivity from it so hopefully that in addition to causing pain and suffering to the characters, it will also inspire them to take back their lives.
“And hopefully it will inspire viewers who can change their lifestyle a bit to get through this before it happens to them – because it happens to so many people.”
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Emmerdale airs weeknights at 7:30pm on ITV, with an hour-long episode on Thursdays.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/emmerdale-shares-emotional-first-look-26508584 Emmerdale shares an emotional first look at Marlon's health battle as he suffered a stroke