Summer of Soaps: In pictures

Take a magical stroll through our behind the scenes pics of this year's fairy tale Summer of Soaps promo.

Charity
Emma Atkins is having a blast on set!
Dingle & Dingle
What an amazing concept drawing for Sleeping Beauty (or should we say Sleeping Moira?)
Props
The crew are always smiling...even when they're on the clock! (Get it? Ahem...)
Monitors
Just watching the monitors off set we could feel the chemistry between Mark Charnock and Charlotte Bellamy!
Garage
A special camera was brought in just to do the overhead shot of Natalie J Robb entwined in her rose bed!
Jeff
Jeff Hordley takes us through how soaps are modern day fairy tales
Charity
How massive is that apple in Emma Atkins's hands?!
The Village
Even without the props Emmerdale Village is like a story book place...
Charity
The director has a quick chat in between takes with Emma Atkins
Charity
Do you think she'll take a bite of the apple? Hope not, it's fake!
Jason
Jason Merrells tells us what's in store for Declan and Charity this summer

Find out what else is in store for Emmerdale this summer:

Watch the stunning behind the scenes video of Happy Emmerdale AfterView the Summer of Soaps fairy tale promoRead more on Danny Miller's return to EmmerdaleGo behind the scenes of the glamourous summer photo shoot

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