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'Emmerdale' takes 6.4m with Rhona, Paddy plot

Paddy is suspicious when Rhona books dinner for them. He waits at the B&B for Rhona who arrives late, and when she arrives, Paddy is drunk, leaving Rhona mortified of his behaviour


Emmerdale topped the soap ratings on Wednesday evening (February 29) but was below the 7m mark, overnight figures show.

Emmerdale pulled in 6.37m (30.5%) at 7pm as Rhona's plans to propose to Paddy went wrong. A further 140k (0.6%) watched on ITV1+1.

Waterloo Road, meanwhile, attracted 4.06m (17.1%) at 8pm on BBC One as Lauren considered her future career.

Hollyoaks managed 986k (5.1%) at 6.30pm on Channel 4 and 142k (0.7%) on +1 as Riley arrived back in the village, while 597k (2.9%) watched E4's first look at 7pm to see the fallout from his return.

Over on Channel 5, Neighbours grabbed 670k (9.7%) at 1.45pm and 1.02m (6.5%) at 5.30pm, while Home and Away mustered 765k (4.3%) at 6pm and 520k (2.7%) for 5*'s first look at 6.30pm.

Elsewhere, the latest episode of Doctors - titled 'House Call' - was seen by 1.54m (22.3%) at 1.45pm on BBC One.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional Get the Inside Soap magazine on your iPhone or iPad
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