Below are Emmerdale spoilers.
Matthew Wolfenden, a star of Emmerdale, has ruled out one potential exit scenario for David Metcalfe.
After 18 years on the ITV1 soap opera, the actor will be leaving, and it’s probable that David will have a spectacular goodbye. Fans need not fret that David will leave in a pine box, though.
According to Matthew, who spoke with Metro, the producers of Emmerdale have pledged not to kill off David in order to give him the chance to make a comeback in the future.
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“What I can say is that I’m not going to die, which is wonderful. David could return in a few years if I don’t pass away, the actor speculated.
Given that he is inadvertently involved in a love triangle involving his own son, he did make the implication that there will be “tears and battles” before David departs.
Unaware that his son Jacob has also declared his love for Victoria Sugden, David has been frantically attempting to win back his ex-girlfriend.
As Matthew mentioned, “That friendship with Jacob and Victoria is a big reason why David finally leaves the area.
Matthew recently said during an interview on This Morning that he left Emmerdale because it was “the appropriate moment” to try something different.
He remarked, “I met my wife [Charley Webb] on the program; we have three children.” “I have had a fantastic work for 18 years, but it has also given me family. As a result, it has played a significant role in my life.
The actor has already secured a new gig; in December, he’ll be seen in a stage adaptation of the beloved Christmas movie ELF at London’s Dominion Theatre.
Emmerdale streams on ITVX and airs on ITV1 every night at 7.30 p.m.