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There’s nowt as queer as soap

LOLA KEELEY HEADS TO THE DALES TO MEET EMMA ATKINS AND MICHELLE HARDWICK

EMMERDALE

PHOTOS AMY BRAMMALL/ITV

“I’m here doing what I do, and having the most incredible writing for my character”

If you haven’t been down in the Dales lately, you might want to adjust your evening viewing plans. While sapphic soap representation is increasing by the week – right now there’s also the Kate and Rana (#Kana) storyline unfolding on ITV’s sister show Coronation Street – Emmerdale is doing its own thing with a relationship frantically hashtagged on social media as #Vanity.

Anyone who’s dipped in and out of the Yorkshire soap over the past decade or so will be familiar with resident hellraiser Charity Dingle, played with relish by Emma Atkins. For the past five years she’s been joined in the cast by openly gay actress, Michelle Hardwick.

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