DC Martin Crowe
was a fictional character
in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale
. He was played by Graeme Hawley
Policeman Martin Crowe first appeared in September 2004 when he investigated Scott Windsor
's and Syd Woolfe
's beating of Frank Bernard Hartbourne.
Martin was bowled over the first time he laid eyes on Woolpack barmaid, Louise Appleton
. With her best friend Diane Sugden
away on holiday, Louise had offered to babysit Diane's stepdaughter Victoria
and that night, took her to karate class, only to bump into Martin. While there was an undeniable spark from day one, it took a while for Martin and Louise to get together.
Not a natural mother, Louise struggled with Martin's daughter Kayleigh
and often found herself annoying her new beau with her incompetence. For Martin, Kayleigh is the centre of his world. When his marriage split up, the kindly cop got custody of his daughter and put all his energy into bringing her up.
He also has a very serious job and with the Dingles operating in Emmerdale, the police always have plenty of cases to investigate. Martin also had cause to investigate another case recently. Convinced the Kings had been using illegal labourers on their new building site, Martin tried to investigate, only for big mouth Louise to let the cat out of the bag and give Jimmy King
time to cover it all up!
His relationship with Louise has also brought him into conflict with Woolpack landlady, Diane. When he moved in, Martin considered the place to... Read More