Emmerdale 40th anniversary

Soap fans are due to be treated to high drama as Yorkshire soap Emmerdale celebrates its 40th birthday with a live episode which will have two weddings, two births and a mystery death - all packed into one hour.

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EXCLUSIVE: Tom Lister on his Emmerdale exit

It was the most ambitious live soap episode ever attempted, but the cast and crew from Emmerdale are celebrating tonight after the hour long special went off without a hitch. Ten million viewers tuned in to see the birth of two babies, two wedding

receptions and to find out that Carl King was the character to be killed off. Tom Lister , who played Carl has been talking exclusively to Sally Simpson.

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