EASTENDERS star Martha Cope's Emmerdale role has been revealed – with a strong connection to an existing villager.
The Sun previously revealed how the actress had jumped ship and joined the ITV soap.
She previously played the role of Sandy Gibson, the mother of Dotty Cotton.
But soon Martha will arrive in the Dales, portraying new character.
Viewers will watch as she meets Gail at the allotment in a desperate state.
As Gail attempts to help the mysterious woman, she is shaken when she hears some bad news about a person called Oscar.
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For now, no further details have been released about Martha's character.
An Emmerdale source previously told us: “Martha will appear later this year and kick off a huge storyline.
“She’s making a guest appearance but she has an unmatched soap pedigree so she’s bound to impress fans.”
Actress Martha left her role as Dotty Cotton’s mother Sandy in EastEnders in December 2021.
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The drug addict had arrived in October and caused chaos for her daughter, even lying about who her biological father was.
The character had previously been seen in 2010 when Dotty was a child but was then played by actress Caroline Pegg.
Martha has previously appeared in all of the big three soaps.
Emmerdale airs on ITV1 and ITVX.
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