Emmerdale SPOILER: Terrified Priya Kotecha becomes trapped in dramatic maze fire as murderous Meena Jutla targets her next victim
Priya Kotecha looks set to be engulfed in a ferocious fire in a first look at Emmerdale‘s maze blaze.
In a teaser from Thursday’s double bill, Priya played by actress Fiona Wade, 42, can be seen with a wall of flames behind her as she becomes trapped in the field.
Meena Jutla (Paige Sandhu) chased a terrified Andrea Tate (Anna Nightingale) into the field after she witnessed Meena try to drown Victoria Sugden (Isabel Hodgins) in an earlier episode.
Dramatic scenes: Priya Kotecha looks set to be engulfed in a ferocious fire in a first look at Emmerdale’s maze blaze, set to air in Thursday’s double bill
Meena chased Andrea into the complicated maize maze in a bid to find out what she knew, adding Andrea to her hit list.
While it is not known how the fire starts, it soon becomes apparent that several other characters are trapped in the field.
Priya became embroiled in the situation after she headed into the maze to replace the bottle of champagne she and Ellis Chapman (Aaron Anthony) had drunk.
Frightening: Priya actress Fiona Wade, 42 (pictured), said: ‘Filming the fire scenes in the maze was extremely exciting and equally terrifying at moments’
The Emmerdale resident is left screaming for her life, prompting Ellis to run in, in a desperate rescue bid.
On filming the scenes, Priya actress Fiona said: ‘Filming the fire scenes in the maze was extremely exciting and equally terrifying at moments.
‘It’s an amazing experience to be a part of such a wonderful week that’s full of so much drama and action.
Horrific: Meena Jutla (Paige Sandhu, pictured) chased a terrified Andrea Tate (Anna Nightingale) into the field after she witnessed Meena try to drown Victoria Sugden
End of the road? Andrea, played by Anna Nightingale (pictured) is now on Meena’s hit list after learning too much about the killer
‘There were moments in the maze where the fire surrounding us was so hot I had to stop a couple of times.
‘It’s incredibly exciting though to be able to have done a few of our own stunts along with the incredibly brave stunt actors that were with us every step of the way.
‘Priya, Andrea and Meena are all in the Maze so it’s definitely going to be edge of your seat watching to see who gets out in time…!’
‘Survival week’: Villagers were left fighting for their lives after a deadly stunt which involved Victoria Sugden (Isabel Hodgins, pictured) being plunged down a waterfall
Soap bosses confirmed one Emmerdale character will die this week, which has been dubbed ‘survival week’.
Villagers were left fighting for their lives after a deadly stunt which involved Victoria being plunged down a waterfall following a bridge collapse during Monday’s episode.
The maze blaze scenes are set to air on Emmerdale on Thursday at 7pm and 8pm on ITV1.
Illusion: Soap bosses confirmed one Emmerdale character will die this week, with the show’s cast filming scenes on location with the help of some movie magic