David Metcalfe and Victoria Sugden returning to Emmerdale ‘as soon as doable’ after Portugal trip

Matthew Wolfenden and Isabel Hodgins will likely be returning to Emmerdale ‘as soon as doable’, it has been confirmed, as scenes aired on Friday acknowledged their characters will again ‘as soon as doable’.

The fictional couple, who play David Metcalfe and Victoria Sugden, have not featured within the ITV cleaning soap since September, after jetting out to Portugal to go to her step-mum Diane.  

Now their characters are set to make their manner again to the Dales after David’s ex Meena Jutla was revealed to be a assassin, occurring to flee their beloved village.

Exciting: Matthew Wolfenden and Isabel Hodgins will be returning to Emmerdale 'as soon as possible', it has been confirmed in scenes aired on Friday (Matthew is pictured )

Exciting: Matthew Wolfenden and Isabel Hodgins will likely be returning to Emmerdale ‘as soon as doable’, it has been confirmed in scenes aired on Friday (Matthew is pictured )

In a tense alternate with Leyla Harding (Roxy Shahidi), Jacob Gallagher (Joe-Warren Plant) requested what was occurring after he arrived dwelling from school to discover police.

She stated ‘There’s one thing you want to know. Leanna’s loss of life wasn’t an accident. It was Meena. Meena killed Leanna. There had been others as effectively – Andrea and Ben.’

Bawling his eyes out, he stated: ‘No manner, she fell off the bridge. She cannot have – how can she? Leanna would by no means have harm anybody.’

Realising that Meena might certainly be responsible – he requested, ‘Does dad know?’ to which Eric Pollard (Chris Chittell) informed his grandson: ‘Theo’s received an ear an infection however they’re getting right here as soon as they will.’

Emmerdale followers have been calling for cleaning soap bosses to kill off the serial killer after the latest twist noticed her confess her crimes to her sister.

A latest installment of the ITV present noticed the nurse reel off the record of victims she’s got rid of to a shocked Manpreet.

However, amid the the latest arch of the plot, viewers at dwelling have begged producers to conclude the story, with one remarking: ‘This storyline wants to finish!’

Spellbinding: In a tense exchange with Leyla Harding (Roxy Shahidi), Jacob Gallagher (Joe-Warren Plant) asked what was going on after he arrived home from college to find police

Spellbinding: In a tense alternate with Leyla Harding (Roxy Shahidi), Jacob Gallagher (Joe-Warren Plant) requested what was occurring after he arrived dwelling from school to discover police

Meena’s reign of terror has seen her kill Andrea Tate, Ben Tucker, Nadine Butler and Leanna Cavanagh, whereas she unsuccessfully tried to silence Victoria by drowning her.

And within the latest sick flip for Meena, she additionally held her older sister captive and confessed to all her murders whereas mentally torturing the physician.

Matthew Wolfenden (who performs David) and Isabel Hodgins (Victoria) had been absent following claims that ‘the accent of a mixed-raced actress was mimicked’ on set. 

The unnamed actress was upset following an inappropriate remark made in direction of her, earlier than it was claimed her accent was mocked throughout the fall out.

According to The Sun, ITV bosses have accepted Matthew and Isabel’s clarification that the alleged comment and mimicry had been ‘misheard’, with no formal motion to be taken towards them.

A supply revealed to the publication: ‘ITV have carried out a rigorous enquiry into the allegations made, with witness statements taken. Bosses accepted Matthew and Isabel’s clarification and agreed they will return to work.

‘However, it has been made very clear that racism and bullying is not going to be tolerated by ITV. They have additionally supplied the topic of their alleged remarks steerage about how to cope with the pair’s return.’

MailOnline contacted an Emmerdale spokesperson for remark on the time.

Controversial: Matthew Wolfenden (who plays David) and Isabel Hodgins (Victoria) had been absent following claims that 'the accent of a mixed-raced actress was mimicked' on set (pictured in-character)

Controversial: Matthew Wolfenden (who performs David) and Isabel Hodgins (Victoria) had been absent following claims that ‘the accent of a mixed-raced actress was mimicked’ on set (pictured in-character)

Neither actor had been formally suspended by the producers of the Yorkshire-based cleaning soap, however they haven’t filmed scenes since September.

Back in November, it was claimed that Matthew and Isabel had been dealing with allegations.

Both stars – who joined the cleaning soap in 2006 – have categorically denied claims of racism and have urged the entire thing was a misunderstanding.

An Emmerdale spokesman informed MailOnline on the time: ‘While we might by no means touch upon particular person instances, Emmerdale has strong insurance policies in place to cope with any allegations introduced to our consideration and take the suitable steps.’

It was additionally reported that following the alleged incident, Matthew is alleged to have rowed with co-star Aaron Anthony, who performs Ellis Chapman within the Dales.

A supply informed The Sun: ‘It is widespread data on set that Matthew and Isabel will not be filming for the time being following a criticism.

‘This all got here about after a dialog between them and one other actress – throughout which the alleged comment was made.

‘An accusation was additionally made that the actress’s accent had been mimicked.’

Tensions: It is also reported that following the alleged incident, Matthew is said to have rowed with co-star Aaron Anthony, who plays Ellis Chapman in the Dales

Tensions: It can also be reported that following the alleged incident, Matthew is alleged to have rowed with co-star Aaron Anthony, who performs Ellis Chapman within the Dales

The supply went on to say that Matthew and Aaron subsequently had a ‘tense dialog’, including that afterwards, Matthew and Isabel ‘stopped filming.’

The insider added that ‘Emotions have been running excessive’ on the set for the reason that incident, with solid not sure ‘what to consider’.

Meanwhile, it is stated that the feminine solid member on the centre of the race row was persevering with to film ‘as regular’, although she wished she ‘wasn’t entangled in it.’

The publication reported that the ‘difficulty was far from solved’ and as two of Emmerdale’s largest stars their sudden absence from set triggered main ‘manufacturing points’. 

Drama: A source said: 'It is common knowledge on set that Matthew and Isabel are not filming at the moment following a complaint' (pictured in-character)

Drama: A supply stated: ‘It is widespread data on set that Matthew and Isabel will not be filming for the time being following a criticism’ (pictured in-character)

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