Spoilers for Emmerdale are underneath.
Star of Emmerdale Mark Charnock has shared an explanation of Marlon Dingle’s Christmas Day rage.
Due to friction in the home caused by the presence of her ex-husband Gus Malcolms and his daughter Ivy, Marlon and his wife Rhona will have an uncomfortable holiday season.
Charnock said to Digital Spy and other media that his character isn’t exactly thrilled with the present arrangement in his house after one such event in which Marlon storms out of the house.
“He’s not content. Gus is disorganized and appears to be on the point of a breakdown, so around Christmas he decides to let them stay,” Charnock said. The infant never stops wailing, and Gus is everywhere for apparent reasons.
It takes a tremendous amount of willpower on his side to accept that to have them for Christmas. Even though he’ll claim to accept it, it seems like a bomb has just gone off in his life. It seems as though it has nothing to do with him, but in reality, it does.
“For obvious reasons, having one of her ex-husbands in the house is strange. Once more, that doesn’t scare him, although it’s strange. It’s excellent in terms of drama. Really, the potential has no bounds; it may go in any direction.
You won’t be shocked since Marlon takes great pride in preparing Christmas dinner, and Gus enjoys cooking, so you can understand [his rage]. Plenty is happening! To be honest, it’s a disaster. It’s a moral and emotional disaster, which is fantastic.
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