Carly decides not to look after April following her and Marlon sleeping together.

Tracy comes to Emmerdale to meet Sam, after they begin talking via an adult chat line.

Now April is four, Donna realises that it is time she got to know her father and meet her family.

Henry White The actor commented "This will be my second appearance in Emmerdale as I appeared in 1997 as a tramp!

It's great to be back in Yorkshire and I have fond memories of filming the Beiderbecke Trilogy in the same building as Emmerdale is now filmed." William is Seb Makepeace's (James Redmond) grandfather and is cared for by Seb's former girlfriend Ruby Haswell (Alicya Eyo).

Emmerdale is a British soap opera first broadcast on 16 October 1972.

The following is a list of characters that first appeared or will appear during 2014, by order of first appearance.

All characters were introduced by the soap's series producer Kate Oates.

William Makepeace (Dudley Sutton) and his grandson, Seb (James Redmond) arrived in February.Rakesh's son, Kirin (Adam Fielding), made his debut in August.The White family – Lawrence (John Bowe), Chrissie (Louise Marwood) and Lachlan (Thomas Atkinson) – arrived in September, October and November.The following month saw the introduction of Donna Windsor (Verity Rushworth) and Marlon Dingle's (Mark Charnock) daughter, April (Amelia Flanagan).Tracy Shankley (Amy Walsh), Daz Spencer (Mark Jordon), Rakesh Kotecha (Pasha Bocarie) and Carole (Tracy Brabin) made their first appearances in July.When Val dies in a helicopter crash, she finds Val's farewell videos humorous.