Alan Jonathan Turner is a fictional character from the British ITV soap opera, Emmerdale, played by Richard Thorp. Thorp died on and his last scenes that Thorp filmed were aired on 4 June 2013 in a special hour-long episode dedicated to him.
In 2010 Thorp commented on his duration saying "I ought to have regrets about staying, but I'm the laziest human being alive so I don't".
Edna had been living in the village for many years prior to her first appearance on screen.
She may have a vicious temper, but Edna has a good heart, which is demonstrated by her devotion to her friends and her beloved dogs.
Her daughter played the piano and sang in the choir, trio and gospel group.
She had a garden that measured acres in length and width. Marcia’s father lost his vision at a certain age in life. (Tamika) and great grandchildren Maiya and Marcelle Jr., Brother-in-Laws and their wives, step relatives, her Church Family – Livingston Church of God In Christ.
Eve successfully manipulated Edna into believing Marc had been a bad influence, whereas in fact the reverse was true.
Edna refused to believe stories about Eve's bad behaviour, until her good friend Betty Eagleton (Paula Tilbrook) spotted Eve cruelly kicking Edna's beloved dog Batley.
At the Lib Dem party conference in 2011, the little bruiser accused the Thatcher government of ‘doing brutal and appalling things to this country with absolutely no mandate’. ) Those who had resisted the Lib Dems’ unsuccessful campaign to persuade us to accept the Alternative Vote system were dismissed as ‘evil so-and-sos’ by Farron.He added "there was no point in me moving on because I wasn't good enough!" Thorp went on to bemoan the lack of storylines for Alan saying "I would hate to leave, but I wish they'd find more for me to do".He added that he had suggested that "Turner get a love interest" but that the writers had refused saying "they'd have to dig her up".In 2010 Thorp commented on his role saying the serial has been "very good to me and has renewed my contracts for years, but they have not got as much work for me these days - I'm more like the village memorial now than an active character".