Who nearly loses their life
With the death toll perpetually rising in EastEnders, SoapBox is turning its attentions to soap’s second Portal of Doom — Emmerdale. Before you start exclaiming, “It’s Lawrence, isn’t it? It’s always Lawrence!” It isn’t Lawrence. It is, however, Lawrence-related. While writers have given the Lord of the Manor a week off from being hospitalised (he’s been admitted to Hotten General approximately 172 times this year already), someone else falls foul of the Home Farm curse and winds up in a ditch... But who?
Liv, that’s who. She is still furious (the level of ponytail-swinging, glowering and stomping is usually the giveaway) about the news of Rebecca’s pregnancy. Well, the fact Rebecca is pregnant isn’t the main issue; Liv is livid that said impregnation is courtesy of her brother-in-law, Robert.
Liv, brimming with teen angst and inherited rage, goes to Home Farm for a confrontation, telling Rebecca that Robert loathes her. Robert denies this and calls her a liar, leading Liv to swipe his car keys and a bottle of booze. Indeed, a bottle of brandy