Emmerdale residents will be reeling next week, as Marlon Dingle suffers a stroke in heartbreaking scenes. Marlon and Rhona look like they’re about to find happiness
Emmerdale’s Marlon Dingle will suffer a massive stroke in heartbreaking scenes next week.
The longtime resident of the Yorkshire village – played by Mark Charnock – will suffer a gruesome health battle next week, as Marlon suffers a life-threatening stroke on the ITV soap.
Bosses at the ITV soap are hoping to raise awareness of the warning signs before a stroke, while the plot will focus on how Marlon deals with his own health, from his perspective. .
The plot will focus on how both Marlon and his nearest and dearest deal with what happened.
Emmerdale producer Laura Shaw spoke about the importance of the new storyline, saying, “The warm, witty and kind Marlon is undoubtedly one of Emmerdale’s most beloved characters and with skill Mark Charnock’s amazing skill, technique and scope, that’s absolutely true when it comes to playing a critically important story like this.
“[Through this storyline]Marlon emphasizes that a stroke can happen at any time and shows the dire consequences it can have on the person affected and their entire family. “
She added: “As the story unfolds, we follow the tragic and heartbreaking long-term consequences it has for Marlon and his friends and family and how their love for each other radiates. How bright it all comes together at this most difficult time.”
The team at Emmerdale worked with the Stroke Association on the upcoming scenes.
Mark added: “Working with the Emmerdale and Stroke Association research team on this storyline has opened my eyes wide. We heard the word ‘stroke’ is widespread, but had to deal with it. The sheer weight of the numbers in this story is a shock in the country alone. A stroke happens every 5 minutes in the UK Over 100,000 people a year.
“More can and needs to be done to raise awareness and hopefully, this story can help with that. It’s a huge responsibility to try to do right for survivors and their families. their families as well as those who have lost loved ones in the aftermath of this terrible event. No two strokes are alike, but the consequences are appalling. I’m so proud of the show for saying that. and let me be a part of it.”
Marlon’s heartbreaking health battle will begin in scenes that air on ITV next week.
* Emmerdale airs weekdays at 7:30pm on ITV.
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