Filming two versions of the same scenes for Emmerdale's special 'rewind' episode, to be screened tonight' left some actors confused which programme they were filming. Actor Danny Miller who plays Aaron Livesey summed it up as a 'mind-baffle' revisiting the same scene several times from different angles:
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Emmerdale's Ryan Hawley says he believes fans will really enjoy seeing the special 'rewind' episode tonight which will reveal who shot his character Robert Sugden last month. The actor, along with many other cast members, had to film scenes for both episodes at the same time several weeks ago:
Emmerdale fans will find out tonight who shot Robert Sugden last month. The character, played by Ryan Hawley, had no shortage of people who might want to harm him, not least after admitting playing a part in the death of his own brother's wife. He was gunned down in September and left for dead and since then a huge 'whodunnit' has seen several other characters arrested and suspicion fall on many more.
Producers are breaking with the traditional episode structure and screening a 'rewind' episode which will revisit the events of the night Robert was shot. It will show some new scenes and other scenes from different angles which will tell viewers who was responsible for pulling the trigger. It is the first time the Yorkshire soap has told a story in this way.
Emmerdale producers have announced that a special 'rewind' episode will be screened in late October to show viewers who shot Robert Sugden. The thrilling storyline began last week when the character, played by Ryan Hawley, was seen being attacked by a mystery person.
Robert is currently fighting for his life in hospital with several other characters behaving strangely, possibly putting them in the frame as his attacker. Producers say the special hour-long episode will not only reveal who that was, but will also contain two other secrets that fans will not want to miss.
The details were announced at a special screening earlier and our reporter James Webster caught up with some of the cast to find out more:
One of Emmerdale's biggest soap villains gets his comeuppance tonight in a story that will spark a massive whodunnit. Robert Sugden will be seen getting shot in this evening's episodes with a long list of people who all have their reasons for wanting him dead. Our reporter James Webster went behind the scenes as the cast and crew filmed this evening's dramatic events:
Emmerdale actress Isabel Hodgins says she is not surprised that he on-screen brother ends up getting shot in dramatic scenes to be screen tonight. Her alter ego Victoria will rush to Robert Sugden's aid just moments after a mystery person pulls the trigger on him, a storyline which called for several days of overnight filming:
Emmerdale's Tony Audenshaw says tonight's dramatic shooting storyline takes place against the unlikely backdrop of a 'detective' themed party in which his character Bob Hope ends up running around the village dressed as 'Columbo'. The bizarre scene will see him one of the first to arrive when the character Robert Sugden is shot behind the Woolpack pub:
The actor who plays Aaron Livesy in Emmerdale admits the show's latest storyline has been a huge thrill to play. Danny Miller's character Aaron had an affair with Robert Sugden, who will be seen this evening getting shot. He says he has more motive than most for being the person with the gun after Robert forced him to cover up his involvement in the death of his step-brother's wife:
Emmerdale actress Lucy Pargeter admits her character has both the motive and the ability to pull the trigger in tonight's episode when Robert Sugden is seen getting shot. She plays Chas Dingle who is angry after Robert admitted playing a part in the death of her best friend while covering up his affair with her son Aaron: