Updated 19th July 2004
Emmerdale Farm Episodes #1313-1402
Emmerdale Episodes #1403-1415
14th November 1989 Emmerdale Farm
became known simply as Emmerdale!
Emmerdale Farm 1989 click Here
Events From Emmerdale
After 1,402 episodes, the last epiosde of Emmerdale Farm aired
on the 9h November 1989. From the 14th November 1989 the series became
known simply as "Emmerdale." It had a new theme tune and new
opening credits and by the year's end various old faces had left - Matt, Jackie, Sandie and Phil
The whole show changed forever with more stories involving Home Farm
and the village of Beckindale itself. Emmerdale Farm would become less
and less involved in stories. The show took a whole new glamerous look as
the Tates arrived.
Behind the scenes various production procedures changed. Where before
one writer would take charge and wrote a block of episodes. Now it
was only one writer per episode and all the episode writers were answerable
to a team of storyliners. More scenes per episode were also introduced.
||When Jack's former girlfriend
Marion wilks was held by Italian police after the death
of her husband, paolo Rossetti, Jack flew out to see her.
Sarah believed her own relationship with him was over, but
Jack returned in November and insisted that his future was
Frank Tate bought Home Farm and moved
in with second wife, Kim.
Frank and Kim
||Rachal Hughes began her
affair with married man Pete Whiteley.
Rachel and Pete
The Following synopsis are © Yorkshire Television
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1403)
The first episode with the new title of "Emmerdale"
comes and goes, and doesn't give a damn about anyone." Jack
is keeping his plans secret, but Joe, Wilks, and Sarah wish
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1404)
Frank Tate arrives
A conforntation with a stranger pushes Matt into taking the
law into his own hands, while Dolly delivers a bombshell.
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1405)
Kim Tate makes
herself comfortable at Home Farm as new lady of the manor.
Chris Tate's first episode!
The new owner of Home Farm reveals himself, and Jack discovers
that when Sarah says 'no', she really means 'yes'.
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1406)
||A letter from Dolly's solicitor has Matt spoiling for a fight,
and he's not the only one - David Hughes is no mood for explanations
when he catches Peter Whiteley with Rachel.
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1407)
||"I can't believe it, Rachel. I can't believe I'm listening
to my little girl." Kate's in for a shock when Rachel
tells her the truth about her affair.
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1408)
||While Jack gets involved in some fishy business, Alan Turner
thinks he's got it made - until a surprise visitor throws a
spanner in the works.
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1409)
||Amos tries to interest Frank Tate in showbiz. Nick tries
to blackmail Turner, and Kate is waylaid by her ex-husband.
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1410)
||The battle between Joe and Jack for control of the farm reaches
a climax, but it's Matt who saves the day with a surprise of
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1411)
Zoe Tate's first episode
Jack's got an offer for Sarah that
she can't refuse. Amos bumps into two young ladies and
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1412)
||Amos sets off to curry favour with the Tates and ends up
being interviewed for a job! Meanwhile bad news on the farm
finds Kate and Joe on a collision course.
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1413)
||Frank Tate sets out to get his own back over the stolen Christmas
trees. Amos's cast are revolting and Nick Bates tries hard
|EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1414)
||"You can't tell me who I can or can't meet. I've got
rights too." Joe's determined to lay the down the law
over David Hughes, but Kate's got her own ideas.
EMMERDALE (EPISODE 1415)
CHRISTMAS DAY ROW (JOE & KATE)
PART 1 - It is Christmas Day ; Jack hears a noise downstairs
at Demdyke ; it turns out to be Robert opening some of his
presents ; Joe is annoyed because Kate stayed out with David & the
children on Christmas Eve ; Jack tells Kathy that he has decided
to move out of Demdyke into the cottage next door to Emmerdale
; the atmosphere is strained between Joe & Kate, but they
decide to make up ; Annie is busy in the kitchen & Joe
remarks " compared to Ma on Christmas morning the D-Day
landings were a doddle " ; Alan & Henry reflect on
their lack of family at Christmas ; Jack leaves Demdyke ; Joe
buys Kate a black slip ; she has bought him a personal computer
to use for the farm accounts ; Rachel, Mark & David have
bought Kate a puppy ; Joe is not very happy ; David Hughes
is busy wrapping up a glamorous dress for Kate ; Joe & Kate
PART 2 - Rachel & Mark laugh about their Christmas presents
from Annie ; Mark wishes that his mum & dad would get back
together ; Joe confides in Jack that he is not coping very
well as a step father ; Henry & Annie talk about their
families & Henry admits " I think I had some notion
about replacing my family with yours " ; Kathy invites
Alan infor a drink ; David has prepared a full Christmas dinner
for Kate & the children ; he persuades Kate to have a glass
of champagne ; she says that his present is `inappropriate'
; he sprays her with champagne & they have a laugh ;
he tells her that he wants her back ; Joe is worried when
does not return home ; she changes into the dress bought
David just as Mark & Rachel walk in ; Joe & Kate row & he
throws her new dress on the fire.
A Huge Big Thank you to Paul Berridge who has
made various photographs and imformation available to me. They were previously
on his Beckindale site. Also to She
Wolf & Bill Sands for
Providing information and being of great support.
visitors since 10th May 2002