Last night’s shock departure of Daz Spencer (Mark Jordon) came completely out of the blue for Emmerdale fans.
While the former Heartbeat actor actually filmed his final scenes towards the end of last year, with actor and show bosses kept Daz’s departure a secret until last night’s double episode aired.
Daz has been talking about leaving Emmerdale and taking a delivery job in Croydon for the past week or so. In last night’s episode, his daughter Amelia loyally decided to accompany him.
Amelia ( Daisy Campbell) explained to Kerry Wyatt (Mark’s real life partner Laura Norton) that she didn’t want her dad to be alone and he had no-one else.The decision sparked instant fireworks within the Spencer family.
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It was an emotional moment for Amelia
Eventually – after some heated discussion – Amelia changed her mind and Daz went off to Croydon alone.
But is it forever?
Former squaddie Darren Roderick Spencer, known to his friends as Daz, first appeared in Emmerdale back in 2014. After an argument which involved a stolen bus, Daz left the village in disgrace.
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Daz has left his daughter behind to seek his fortune in Croydon
But he returned in 2017, and for the past couple of years has been a popular character in the soap, getting involved in all sorts of scraps as well as introducing an affecting storyline about PTSD,
So, having already left and returned once could Daz be back again one day?
When fan Andie Sutton asked exactly that question on Twitter as the show ended, Mark himself replied with a little winking emoji and the cryptic comment “who knows…?”
With divorce, death and a incarceration featuring in the soap’s next seven days , you can’t blame fans for wanting a little bit of upbeat news.
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