Rachel Tate nee Hughes was a character in Emmerdale from Episode 1279 (7th September 1988) to Episode 2522 (12th May 1999). She was the daughter of Kate and David Hughes and older sister of Mark Hughes. She fell for teacher Graham Clark who turned out to be evil and he pushed her to her death off a cliff while out on a walk. After an argument Rachel found that Graham had killed his first wife. Rachel was played by actress Glenda MacKay sister of Craig Mackay who played her on screen brother Mark Hughes.