Both soaps previously went off the air in 2020, when filming was halted to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Laura Shaw has insisted: "We've got the research, this is based on real life, and I think people will see that."
The actor was best known for playing Betty Eagleton in the ITV soap.
ITV has also outlined how the soap will adhere to social distancing guidelines as they begin their phased return to work.
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Both shows will be taking us down memory lane, after it was revealed they're close to running out of episodes.
From Corrie's tram crash to Peggy and Pat's ice cream van escapades.
Kevin Lygo revealed both soaps could fall off air when they run out of new episodes.
He had also appeared in Emmerdale and Foyle's War.
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Neighbours and Home & Away have also been impacted by the coronavirus crisis.
About Emmerdale All the latest 'Emmerdale' news, cast updates, spoilers, photos and behind-the-scenes pics.The Dales' many families provide plenty of drama, and the Dingle, Sugden and Barton families have all had their fair share of tears and laughs in the soap's episodes, since the ITV show began airing in 1972. Current storylines coming up include Pierce Harris' abuse of Rhona Goskirk, the on-going love story of Robert Sugden and Aaron Dingle, Ashley Thomas' battle with early onset dementia. There's also been drama for Diane Sudgen, Eric Pollard and David, Belle Dingle, Jai Sharma and his family and Leyla Harding.