Fans of Emmerdale saw Mandy Dingle return to the soap on Friday night after 17 years - but it was clear from the outset that she hadn't arrived in the village for a long overdue family visit.

The character played by Lisa Riley has indeed something to say, and it promises to cause a stir.

Mandy broke vet Paddy's heart when she left and her re-appearance comes during a tough time for ex husband Paddy and new wife Chas who are still coping with the loss of their baby.

She's not come alone - but with her 17-year-old son in tow ......

And here's a sneak preview of what's in store this evening (January 7th).