He controls the lives and loves of an entire Yorkshire village, which means Emmerdale boss Stuart Blackburn certainly has a lot of responsibility resting on his shoulders!
Sometimes his decision making comes at a price – with the recent controversy surrounding Jackson Walsh’s euthanasia storyline being a prime example.
Today Stuart was on the This Morning sofa alongside Marc Silcock to discuss the impact of one of the show’s most controversial plots to date – as well as giving us an exclusive sneak-peak at what else lays ahead for the rest of Emmerdale‘s long suffering residents.
Marc was later spotted leaving the ITV Studios following the interview.
Check out the pics below!