Emmerdale has given fans an emotional first look at Victor Anderson's funeral in next week's episodes.
Charles Anderson has been grappling with his guilt following his father's death after he found him dead sitting in the church pews while confronting him over the theft of a family heirloom.
Despite willing those around him, especially his mother Claudette Anderson, to see his father for the schemer he was, Charles has been left reeling in the wake of the loss which caused him to flee the village.
Time away from the Dales did him no favours as he returned, following pleas from his partner Manpreet Sharma, only to lash out at Tom King in The Woolpack.
The family have been planning Victor's funeral, with Manpreet urging Claudette to pay tribute to her husband despite her reluctance, as she wrongfully believes Victor stole the heirloom – when Manpreet knows differently.
After speaking to Charles about Victor's death, he confessed to her that he had shockingly framed Victor by planting the necklace in his pocket to put him in hot water and force him to leave the village.
Upcoming scenes will see the day of Victor's funeral arrive with Charles delivering a touching eulogy as Claudette, still conflicted over her feelings towards the deceased, watches.
As the funeral unfolds, it raises the question of whether Claudette will be able to forgive her son for framing Victor in his last hours alive, or whether there is more strife on the horizon for the grieving family.
Meanwhile, Charles also apologises to Tom for the fight that broke out at the pub, but will the troubled vicar be forgiven?
Emmerdale airs on weeknights at 7.30pm on ITV1, and streams on ITVX.
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