Off the back of yet another amazing year in Emmerdale, producer Stuart Blackburn shares some tantalising tidbits about what's to come in 2012.
Apparently, the sins of Laurel's past will haunt the Thomas family for a long time to come, leading to a powerful storyline for Ashley, Sandy and Edna...
There's new love for Brenda, some surprises on the way for Jimmy and Nicola and a much needed ray of sunshine for Aaron.
And if you think the Dingles have had a tough year, you ain't seen nothing yet because they're going to face some of the biggest challenges of their lives.
To hear more watch our exclusive interview with Stuart in the video above.