Emmerdale’s Kelvin Fletcher unrecognisable in throwback clip posted by soap from 22 years ago


EMMERDALE fans were left stunned by major throwback clip of Kelvin Fletcher as a young Andy Sugden.

ITV soap bosses celebrated the countdown to Christmas with an adorable clip from 1999 starring Kelvin Fletcher.

Emmerdale posted a throwback clip from 1999

Kelvin left the Dales in 2016 after 15 years

Taking to Instagram, Emmerdale captioned the throwback video: “A very old festive throwback for you from 1999 with Jack and a very wise little Andy!”

In the clip, Andy is with his dad Jack Sugden, played by the late Clive Hornby.

The pair talked about getting Sarah a present as they were walking through the farm.

Kelvin, 37, commented: “Go on Andy lad.”

The actor broke viewers hearts after he left the Dales in 2016 after 15 years as Andy.

He escaped from custody after being framed for attempted murder by Robert’s fiancé Chrissie White.

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The hugely popular character was part of some major storylines during his time on the show including a string of failed romances, time behind bars and a even few murders.

But since then, Kelvin won the Glitterball trophy on Strictly Come Dancing in 2019, alongside his professional dancing partner Oti Mabuse.

Earlier this week, Kelvin announced he will be expecting his third child with wife Liz.

Taking to Instagram he said: “Team Fletcher is about to get bigger ❤ Can’t tell you how happy we all are.

“We feel extremely grateful and can’t wait to meet the new addition to our family.

“Thank you for all your kind messages. We are gonna need another pair of wellies!”

Soap and Strictly stars rushed to congratulate the couple, including EastEnders Emma Barton who said: “Gorgeous photo of you all but I’m afraid my little friend is stealing it!!!”

Top Gear host Paddy McGuinness penned: “Congratulations folks, fantastic news.”

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Actress Natalie Anderson wrote: “So thrilled for you all!!❤

Former Strictly pro Kevin Clifton said: “Congratulations guys❤

Kelvin has known Liz since he was nine years old, and they tied the knot in November of 2015.

Together they share a daughter, Marnie and son, Milo.

Emmerdale airs weekdays at 7pm on ITV and ITV Hub.

Kelvin announced he will be expecting his third child with wife Liz
Kelvin won the Glitterball trophy in 2019