"Robert’s shocked when Liv reveals Aaron’s on drugs. What’s worse is that Aaron didn’t tell him. Robert goes straight to the prison to confront Aaron to see what he’s got to say about it. He makes out he doesn’t know and does a bit of fishing, but he’s angry when Aaron lies and he eventually reveals that he knows the truth."
"Robert’s desperate when he visits Aaron and he pleads with him to stop taking drugs. But Aaron says it’s too late and he tells Robert that he’s no use to him.
"Robert leaves the prison feeling betrayed and hurt. Rebecca’s been a friend to him, so he texts her. Robert has a bit of a drunken rant then he tries to kiss her… but she pushes him away."
"Robert gets drunk and texts Rebecca, asking her to come and see him. She turns up and Robert tries to kiss her! It’s what Rebecca has wanted in the past but she rejects Robert."
Emmerdale’s Robert Sugden faces inner turmoil of his own as he struggles to cope without his husband Aaron Dingle around.
Aaron is currently dealing with a hellish situation in prison as he’s being targeted by an evil inmate called Jason, but we’re about to see that he’s not the only one suffering.
Back on the outside, Robert is embarrassed when his sister Victoria catches him sleeping in the back room of The Woolpack. After some coercing, Robert is forced to admit that it’s because he can’t face sleeping in an empty bed while he’s missing Aaron so much.
Victoria advises Robert to be honest with Aaron when they next speak to each other, pointing out that it’s best for them to be open with each other about their feelings.
When Robert catches up with Aaron on the phone later, both are harbouring secrets - but will they confide in each other or not?
Tuesday March 14th: Having discovered Liv is skiving, Robert goes round to Mulberry, followed by a distraught Laurel.
Wednesday March 15th: Robert feels out of his depth when Liv’s expelled from school for hitting Josh. After a visit to the prison, a concerned Robert tells Rebecca he’s been unable to see Aaron because of some sort of incident.
Thursday March 16th: When Liv hears that a stressed Robert hasn’t been able to see Aaron in prison, she worries her brother’s been caught with drugs. After confiding in Rebecca she’s hiding a secret, Liv tells Robert Aaron’s been taking drugs. Later Robert acts casual while visiting Aaron but becomes angry when Aaron lies about the situation. He eventually lets Aaron know he knows and Aaron is crushed.
Part 2: Robert pleads with Aaron to give up drugs but he says it’s too late. Feeling rejected, after Aaron’s said he’s no use to him, Robert swigs on a bottle of whisky and ends up trashing the room. He texts Rebecca, who’s on a date with Ross, and asks her to come round to the cottage. When she arrives he tries to kiss her but she rejects him.
Friday March 17th: A hungover Robert rues his moves on Rebecca last night and begs her not to tell Aaron. Chas senses something is up and is angry when she questions Robert. Chas is furious to learn Aaron’s been taking drugs.
Last Edit: Mar 6, 2017 17:40:38 GMT -5 by antistatic
Post by antistatic on Mar 10, 2017 13:48:07 GMT -5
The full (previously embargoed) spoiler for Monday 20th March 2017:
Chas Dingle and Robert Sugden visit Aaron Dingle in prison when news comes through regarding his appeal. Chas is shocked to see the state of Aaron but he claims he’s given up drugs. Robert steels himself to confess his own antics...but will he
Post by antistatic on Mar 22, 2017 18:30:13 GMT -5
The full spoiler (leaked) for Thurs 6th April:
It’s the day of Aaron’s release and he’s thrilled to be leaving prison. Although looking forward to seeing his other half, Robert worries about the mess he’s in with Rebecca. Upon arriving at the surprise party, Aaron is overwhelmed. Robert becomes anxious at the arrival of Rebecca, worried that she might cause trouble.