Emmerdale special episode - living with dementia

With an ageing population, many families in our region are experiencing what it's like to have a loved one - with dementia. And that's why, this evening, ITV's Emmerdale has a special episode. Viewers have watched the gradual demise of Ashley Thomas for several weeks and, tonight, the story shows how difficult life can be for the person living with the condition.

The interviewees are Iain MacLeod, Series producer; Charlotte Bellamy, who plays 'Laurel Potts'; and John Middleton, who plays Ashley Thomas.