Vanessa Woodfield

Vanessa is Rhona’s “wild” friend from University. Self assured, resilient, plain speaking and intuitive, she often clashes with the Emmerdale residents.

Video preview: Mon 23 Oct 7pm

Monday's preview clip: Trying to broaden her horizons, Tracy suggests Vanessa goes to an LGBTQ club night. She's still unsure about the idea, so Robert gives her some advice.
Elsewhere in the Village...

  • Moira reaches breaking point...
  • Tracy hatches a secret plan!

The National Television Awards 2018 is now open for long list voting. Check out which categories we've been nominated in before you vote for Emmerdale on the National Television Awards website!

Best Serial Drama:
Emmerdale

Best Serial Drama Performance
Gillian Kearney
Charlotte Bellamy
Natalie J Robb
Jeff Hordley
Ryan Hawley
Danny Miller

Best Newcomer
Ned Porteous

Voting closes at 11pm on Friday 27 October, so get your vote in!

Video preview: Wed 18 Oct 7pm

Wednesday's preview clip: Vanessa feels confused after what happened with Charity. She goes to see Frank who gives her some advice. Elsewhere in the Village...

Video preview: Thu 14 Sep 7pm (and 8pm)

Thursday's preview clip: Megan and Vanessa pretend to be an item when two lads chat them and Leyla up at the Woolpack. Elsewhere in the Village...

Video preview: Mon 3 Jul 7pm

Monday's preview clip: At the cafe Rhona's fed-up fighting and confides in Vanessa she's going to drop the charges against Pierce. Elsewhere in the Village...

Video preview: Mon 26 Jun 7pm

Monday's preview clip: At the Woolpack Rhona's fed-up of people thinking the best of Pierce and ends up confessing he raped her. Elsewhere in the Village...

Video preview: Thu 22 Jun 7pm (and 8pm)

Thursday's preview clip: Vanessa tells Rhona she and Paddy are going to be questioned by the police about Pierce. Elsewhere in the Village...

Video preview: Wed 5 Apr 7pm

Wednesday's preview clip: At the surgery, Paddy tries to convince Vanessa to forget about the sex tape but she's determined Rhona should know it hasn't been deleted. Elsewhere in the Village...

24 hours with...The band

Get 24 hours in 3 minutes as some of the cast and crew head to Scotland for a special singing performance.