After a tragic loss, Emmerdale's Lisa Riley confirms her return as Mandy Dingle

After a tragic loss, Emmerdale's Lisa Riley confirms her return as Mandy Dingle ...

Emmerdale fans have missed the lovable and uplifting Mandy Dingle as she has been absent in recent episodes of the ITV program.

Lisa Riley, who plays Mandy on the soap, is taking a break from the program after experiencing her grandmother''s devastating loss. This month, she also failed to attend the British Soap Awards.

The soap star has given an update on her return to Emmerdale to some positive words for fans.

She has finally visited Instagram, and she has confirmed that she''s returned to work, is currently filming scenes for the ITV soap, and has also begun a new project.

Riley posted a humorous selfie on her feed: "I''m just finishing filming a lovely day in studio at @emmerdale, now on my way in the car down south to film something else for the day," he said. "It''s really good to think about it," said the caption.

The soap star was kept concerned about the other mystery project she was filming, but went on to provide more details on her Emmerdale return.

Lisa Riley (@lisajaneriley) posts a post.

When one fan asked when he might expect Mandy back in Emmerdale, Riley said of the "Middle of July."

She was delighted to hear that she was back in front of the cameras once more.

"Can''t wait to see Mandy return to Emmerdale," one Instagram user said, adding: "Miss Mandy in Emmerdale, but I hope you are keeping an eye on it."

Riley paid tribute on social media to today''s, saying, "Today, we know, will be the toughest day, we lean on each other, you are now at peace, yet we all need your energy around the house. God has gained another Angel. May you light up heaven with your warmth and your infectious smile. I will be attempting to be strong for both of us."

Emmerdale takes on ITV weeknights at 7.30pm and streames on the ITV Hub.