Emmerdale director reveals ‘badly behaved soap star was written out of soap’
Former Emmerdale director Lee Salisbury has revealed a misbehaving soap star was written out of the soap halfway through a major storyline due to their behaviour.
Lee worked on the show from between 2006 to 2015 and now hosts Soap From The Box, a weekly podcast series with the best-known faces from the soap world.
When asked if there were any incidents where people were late or written out, Lee divulged that one person did get written out for their bad attitude.
Speaking to Digital Spy, he said: “There was a person in Emmerdale who wasn't really behaving and they did write this person out halfway through a storyline.
“I was there for that, but it was all dealt with very well and it proved to everyone else that you can't get away with anything.
"In a soap, there is no one star, as the soap is the star. It's not like a movie with Julia Roberts!"
But he did add these occurrences were rare, with stars who behaved badly being “sorted out”.
"But on all of the soaps, nothing …
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