LAUREL Thomas struggles to manage within the aftermath of her termination this Christmas in Emmerdale.
A particular 4 hander episode of the ITV cleaning soap this Friday (December 11) will see Laurel and Jai making the heartbreaking resolution to terminate their child after a CVS check reveals the newborn has Down’s syndrome.
Laurel struggles within the aftermath of her termination
Laurel will conflict with Rhona when she tells her about her child dilemma, however she and Marlon will nonetheless conform to terminate the being pregnant.
And now it has been revealed that viewers will see Laurel reeling within the aftermath of her termination within the countdown to Christmas.
Stuffed with self-loathing, viewers will see Laurel unable to face Marlon’s sort phrases.
Following a livid backlash to the storyline from incapacity campaigners, producer Laura Shaw defended the plot.
Talking to The Solar On-line she mentioned: “Please watch it, please simply watch it earlier than you make any opinions.
“We haven’t gone into this frivolously. We’ve spoken to as many individuals as we presumably can, we’ve bought the analysis. It’s based mostly on real-life and I believe individuals will see that.
Laurel cannot stand it when Marlon is sweet to her
“You’ll really feel uncomfortable at instances watching it however I hope that individuals will then perceive why we’ve finished it.
“It’s all the time a balancing act once you do tales like this however I really consider that once you watch it you will note we’ve proven a balanced view.”
Actress Charlotte Bellamy – who performs Laurel – has mentioned of the storyline: “Terminating a being pregnant is an emotive topic, however I believe, as a programme, what Emmerdale does brilliantly is painting troublesome tales which can be essential to inform.”
She added that she’s hopeful that “Laurel and Jai’s story will take the viewers on the journey of them coming to this conclusion and having some understanding why they do”.
“There are some very powerfully written scenes that I hope will give a good portrayal of their scenario.
“After I launched into this storyline I used to be properly conscious of the duty of the subject material, however the scripts have been so properly written and I believe the story is instructed pretty.”