Emmerdale actress Nicola Wheeler pregnant with first child

Published Tuesday, Feb 17 2015, 16:29 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Emmerdale star Nicola Wheeler is pregnant with her first child.

The actress, who plays Nicola King in the ITV soap, is currently on maternity leave and has already filmed her exit scenes.

Emmerdale actress Nicola Wheeler outside the ITV studios in London - 05/31/2012


Taking to Twitter this afternoon, 40-year-old Nicola explained that she has just a few weeks left before she's due to give birth.

She said: "Thanks for all your congratulations still got a couple of weeks until arrives. Unless he/she gets impatient."

Soap bosses are keeping tight-lipped over Nicola's departure, however, in the coming weeks, Nicola and husband Jimmy King are set to run into a spot of bother.

An upcoming storyline sees Nicola being questioned by police when failing to return Priya's baby Amba after offering to take her out for a walk.

Nicola's exit follows on from pregnant co-star Emma Atkins, who bowed out of the soap as Charity Macey last month to go on maternity leave.

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