Filming of Emmerdale halted as mark of respect following death of crew member

The filming of Emmerdale was halted on Thursday following the death of a crew member.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 4:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th March 2021, 5:00 pm

Filming for the show was stood down as a mark of respect, a spokesperson for the show said.

A statement provided to the YEP said: "We can confirm an Emmerdale crew member has very sadly passed away.

"Our sincerest and heartfelt condolences go out to the family, friends and loved ones of our colleague.

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An Emmerdale crew member has "very sadly passed away" and filming for the show was "stood down for today" as a mark of respect, a spokesperson for the show said.

"As a mark of respect, we have stood filming down for today.

"We'd like to abide by the family's wishes for privacy at this very sad time and we'd ask the media to be respectful of this."