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Red Eye star’s fans’ eyes ‘still watering’ over iconic role in 90s movie 27 years later-Ruth Lawes-Entertainment – Metro

Fans have unearthed a classic scene.

Red Eye star’s fans’ eyes ‘still watering’ over iconic role in 90s movie 27 years later-Ruth Lawes-Entertainment – Metro

Lesley Sharp played a memorable part in The Full Monty (Picture: The Full Monty)

Red Eye star Lesley Sharp devastated fans with her performance in classic 90s British film The Full Monty.

The 64-yar-old actor play Jeanie, wife of Dave (Mark Addy), in the 1997 movie that follows six unemploymed men who decide to perform a strip tease to raise child support money for main character Gaz (Robert Carlyle).

Since Lesley has been starring in viewers’ lastest TV obsession, ITV thriller Red Eye, a poignant scene from The Full Monty has resurfaced, leaving everyone in floods of tears.

In it, Jeanie confronts Dave, who she suspects is having an affair because he has become emotionally distance, but is instead suffering body image problems ahead of their strip routine.

After Dave insists he can not perform, supportive Jeanie responds: ‘Why not?’

On the verge of breaking down, Dave confides: ‘Look at me. Jeanie, who wants to see this dance?’

Lesley is now starring in addictive ITV thriller Red Eye (Picture: Robert Viglasky/Bad Wolf/Sony Pictures Television)

Jeanie replies simply: ‘Me, Dave. I do.’

YouTube user @erinbeepbeep5238 described the scene as ‘the sweetest and most touching’ in cinematic history, adding: ‘It still stays with me after all these years.’

Echoing their sentiment, @matthewlloyd3255 added: ‘Over 25 years later and my eyes still water.

@user-sz9wq9ow7 also said: ‘Brilliant scene.. it gets to me everytime I watch it. She just lifts him right back up again.’

Fans are still moved by this scene in The Full Monty nearly three decades later (Picture: The Fill Monty)

It is very different to Lesley’s current role in Red Eye (Picture: ITV)

In Red Eye, Lesley plays a very different role as MI5 boss Madeline Delaney, who is overseeing the extradition of Dr Nolan (Richard Armitage) to Beijing on the suspicion of mudering a woman.

The drama has been a hit with viewers, with many on X saying they skipped a night’s sleep to bingewatch the entire series.

X user @KetvelinaA was among those gripped by Red Eye and wrote: ‘I didn’t sleep until two o’clock in the morning, but I watched until the most magnificent ending. Intense, exciting and captivating.’

Could Lesley return for a second season of Red Eye? (Picture: Jeff Spicer/Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Fans are in luck as Richard previously teased to that there is a ‘strong desire’ for a second season.

‘I think there’s a strong desire to come back and do a second season,’ he shared.

‘We’d all like to discover more about these characters and to throw up another crazy scenario to see how they’d come.

‘I’d like to see Nolan more on the front foot. I’d like to see him more activated and dynamic because I’m like, who are you really?’

Red Eye airs Sundays at 9pm on ITV and is available to stream on ITVX.

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