Emmerdale fans convinced Bernice Blackstock will make a shock return after boss drops hint about her smile


EMMERDALE fans are convinced Bernice Blackstock will be making a shock return.

The hairdresser – who is played by actress Samantha Giles in the ITV soap – is said to be making a comeback after daughter Gabby Thomas’ pregnancy is revealed in the coming weeks.

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Is Bernice returning to Emmerdale?

Fans are sure Bernice will return after the soap’s executive producer Jane Hudson teased that a “much loved” character would be returning to the village.

Speaking at a 2021 preview to HOAR, Jane said: “We have got a very much loved character coming back to the village. 

“They are fantastic, they light up the screen. They have already returned to shooting. 

“We are massively excited so look forward to a much-loved face returning soon.”

HOAR can confirm the returning face will be revealed within the next few weeks.

She will soon discover daughter Gabby is pregnant
Gabby will have Jamie Tate’s baby

It was also revealed that Gabby will become pregnant after a one night stand with Jamie Tate.

Producer Sophie Roper said: “We have another new arrival as Jamie learns that he is going to be a father for a second time after a night with Gabby. 

“As Kim discovers a new heir to the throne, a fight for power will ensue. 

“Gabby will find herself at the centre – will she succumb to the temptations and manipulation at Home Farm?”

These two details were enough for fans to become convinced that Bernice is the return.

One wrote: “I think the return could be Bernice back from Australia because of Gabby’s pregnancy.”

A second said: “I would love to see Bernice back and for me, she does light up the scene!”

Another added: “I would love to see Bernice back and for me, she does light up the scene!”

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