Another Emmerdale exit is on the cards as Anthony Quinlan has reportedly quit his role as Pete Barton, meaning the clan is all but demolished following the departures of Emma, Finn and Ross.

The star has been central to many major storylines in the show including a war with his brother Ross for the affections of Debbie Dingle and a relationship with Rhona Goskirk which ended in tears.

But now it seems like his time is up as it is being reported that he will leave his role – with speculation mounting that another Barton death is on the cards.

A source told The Sun: Anthony has loved his time on Emmerdale but he is really keen to try and make a name for himself away from just soaps, and is looking at auditions. He says he would be up for doing a reality show too, like the jungle or Strictly, but with a full-on filming schedule for Emmerdale thats quite tricky.


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Anthony ha splayed dependable Pete for six years and has been central to other storylines including an affair with Priya Sharma behind the back of Leyla Sharma.

In upcoming episodes, Emmerdale will go all out for an autumn spectacular as Cain Dingle (Jeff Hordley) discovers his wife Moira (Natalie J Robb) has been having an affair with farm hand Nate Robinson (Jurell Carter).

It seems likely that Pete might be pulled into that storyline but with October being a prime time for Bartons to Read More – Source