Emmerdale is a British soap opera set in Emmerdale known as Beckindale until , a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales. Created by Kevin Laffan, Emmerdale Farm was first broadcast on . Produced by ITV Yorkshire, it has been filmed at their Leeds studio since its inception. The programme has .The scheduling of ITV soap opera Emmerdale has varied since it was first shown in . For the first years, there were only episodes per week. Between the number of episodes per week increased in stages, and since there have been episodes a week. Until December , Emmerdale Farm .Welcome to the official home of Emmerdale on ITV. Check out the latest news and spoilers, watch exclusive cast interviews, go behind the scenes and much more .