A Spin-off - in media terms - is to derive a new television or radio programme, novel, video game or special video release from an existing (or previously existing) one.
Straight to Video/DVD specialsEdit
This is the list of the direct-to-home-media Emmerdale films that have been released. An interesting fact is that the character of Marlon Dingle (played by Mark Charnock) is the only one to have appeared in them all.
- 1997 - The Dingles Down Under
- 1998 - Emmerdale: Revenge
- 1999 - The Dingles in Venice
- 2010 - The Dingles: For Richer, For Poorer
- 2011 - Paddy and Marlon's Big Night In
Programmes about Emmerdale Edit
- A Tribute to Emmerdale Farm (1977) - Celebrating the characters and storylines during the first 5 years of the programme's creation.
- A Decade Down on the Farm (1982) - Emmerdale's 10th Anniversary.
- Emmerdale Farm Celebrates (1985) - Celebrating 1000 episodes of Emmerdale.
- Last Orders For Amos (1991) - A tribute to Ronald Magill who retired from his role as Amos Brearly.
- Images of Yorkshire: Emmerdale (1991) - Celebrating the location of the soap.
- 21 Years of Emmerdale (1993) - Celebrating 21 years of the show.
- 30 Years of Emmerdale (2002) - Celebrating 30 years of the show.
- Emmerdale Family Album (2005) - Celebrating the families of Emmerdale.
- Farewell Seth - A Tribute to Stan Richards (2005) - Tribute to Stan Richards, retiring as Seth Armstrong.
- Emmerdale at 40 (2012) - 5-part documentary celebrating 40 years of the show.
- Emmerdale 1918 (2018) - 6-part documentary marking 100 years since the end of World War One.
Programmes featuring Emmerdale Edit
- Family Fortunes: Emmerdale v. Binding Family (1991) - Special edition of Family Fortunes.
- Celebrity Juice: Corrie vs. Emmerdale (2011) - A special edition of the show where the two soaps battle it out.
- Corrie v Emmerdale: The Big Quiz (2011) - A quiz special between the two soaps.
- Coronation Street vs Emmerdale: The Big Quiz (2016) - A special edition where the two soaps battle it out again.
Text Santa Edit
- 2012 - Text Santa and Emmerdale: Xmas Medley
- 2013 - Text Santa and Emmerdale: Killed-off for Christmas
- 2014 - Text Santa and Emmerdale: Dan's Dream
- 2015 - Text Santa and Emmerdale: Merry Christmas Everyone
Several Emmerdale books, fiction and non-fiction, have been produced, a number written by Lee Mackenzie and James Ferguson (a pen name of author Peter Walker who also wrote the original novels the TV show Heartbeat is based on as Nicholas Rhea). Lance Parkin (who had been a storyliner on the TV show) also wrote a novel in the early 2000s. At least one of these was also translated into Finnish. The book titles for the original, popular series of novelisations, are:
- The Legacy (1) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from the original 1972 episodes
- Prodigal's Progress (2) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1973
- All That A Man Has... (3) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1973
- Lovers' Meeting (4) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1974
- A Sad And Happy Summer (5) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1973/1974
- A Sense Of Responsibility (6) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1975/1976
- Nothing Stays The Same (7) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1976
- The Couple At Demdyke Row (8) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1976/1977
- Whispers Of Scandal (9) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1977
- Shadows From The Past (10) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1977
- Lucky For Some (11) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1978
- Face Value (12) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1978
- Good Neighbours (13) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1978
- Innocent Victim (14) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1979
- False Witness (15) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1979
- The Homecoming (16) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1980
- Old Flames (17) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1980/1981
- Wedding Bells (18) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1981/1982
- Family Feuds (19) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1982
- Young Passions (20) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1983
- Another Door Opens (21) by Lee Mackenzie – stories from 1983
- A Friend In Need (22) by James Ferguson – stories from 1983/1984
- Divided Loyalties (23) by James Ferguson – stories from 1984
- Wives And Lovers (24) by James Ferguson – final novel of original series, stories from 1985
There was also
- Annie Sugden's Country Diary by Lee Mackenzie – Annie's life in the 1920s until 1945
- Emmerdale: Their Finest Hour by Lance Parkin – Life in Beckindale in 1941
- Early Days at Emmerdale Farm by Lee Mackenzie – Annie's life from 1945 until the mid 1950s
- Emmerdale Family Album by Michael Heatley.
- Alan Turner's Emmerdale Cookbook
- Emmerdale Farm: The Official Companion
- The Story of Emmerdale Farm - The 15th anniversary special.
- Emmerdale 21 by Bill Hill and Michael Heatley.
- The Emmerdale Companion - The 25th anniversary anniversary special.
- 30 Years of Emmerdale by Lance Parkin.
- Emmerdale: The Pictorial Memoir
- The Emmerdale Farm Book of Country Lore by James Ferguson.
- The Emmerdale Farm Knitting Book by Richard Poppleton.
DVD releases of Emmerdale episodes include:
- "Emmerdale Farm: Volume One", featuring the first 26 episodes from 1972–73 on a four disc set.
- Volume Two, featuring episodes 27–52, was released in 2009.
- Volume Three, featuring episodes 53-84 was released in May 2011.
- Volume Four, featuring episodes 85-116 was released in August 2012.
- Volume Five, featuring episodes 117-148 is due to be released in August 2015.
- "The Best of Emmerdale" twelve of the best episodes taken from 1993–2006 on a two disc set:
- Episode 1829 – Plane Crash – Part 1
- Episode 1830 – Plane Crash – Part 2
- Episode 1870 – Jack & Sarah's wedding
- Episode 1875 – Post Office Robbers Caught
- Episode 2473 – Kim Flees Emmerdale
- Episode 2668 – Bus Crash
- Episode 3018 – Nicola Jilts Carlos
- Episode 3215 – Zoe Gets Sectioned
- Episode 3339 – Louise Kills Ray
- Episode 3623/3624 – The Storm
- Episode 4159/4160 – Home Farm is Blown Up
- Episode 4425 – Alice Dingle's Euthanasia Pact
- "Emmerdale 35th Anniversary Edition" is the previous two releases together in a box set, and so, controversially for a 35th anniversary set, the years 1974–1993 were totally omitted.
As well as the films, books and episode DVDs there have been other videos and DVDs and memorabilia (often signed by cast members) released, including merchandise relating to The Woolpackers, the Emmerdale band that existed in the 90s.
Extra Scenes Edit
In 2014, Emmerdale posted a few videos on their website which were part of current storylines seen on the show. These included:
- Bye Donna: A message to April
- Barton boys' home video
- A DVD arrives in the post...
- Kerry's Glamma 4 Kidz
- Charity calls Ross
Deleted Scenes Edit
ITV News Edit
In 2013, to coincide with the siege storyline, a new website was created called Emmerdale Village News. This website contained weather forecasts, updates on the siege and news articles about the local area.
In 2015, a few videos were released as an ITV News Report from the Emmerdale website surrounding the events surrounding the shooting of Robert Sugden and the 'Rewind' episode . These include interviews from Harriet Finch, Bob Hope and Victoria Barton.
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