Emmerdale spoilers – Tributes flood in as ITV legend quits after 19 years; plus Coronation Street & EastEnders news

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EMMERDALE favourite Mark Charnock has written a heartfelt farewell to his co-star who is leaving the show after almost two decades.

The soap actor penned an emotional goodbye to an ITV co-star after they announced their retirement on Twitter.

Host of ITV’s News Calendar Duncan Wood confirmed his departure from the show after almost two decades, marking the end of his incredible 32 year career in broadcasting.

Posting to the social media site, he said: “It’s a wrap! Tough decision but one I’ve thought long and hard about. Thank you ITV for 32 rollercoaster years of live telly and to the amazing team ITV Calendar I shall miss you greatly!”

Mark was one of the first to take to the comments section as he wrote: “Oh Duncan!!! You’re a legend. I’m sad to hear this, but I’m very glad to have known you all these years and I’ll miss bumping into you round the building.

“You’ve always been so kind and supportive as well as being outstanding at your job. Good luck in everything, fella x.”

Duncan then replied to Mark, writing: “Thanks so much Mark, it’s great to have worked alongside you and the Emmerdale gang, the best in the business. Hopefully catch up soon x.”

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