Real Full Monty Ladies Night’s Coleen Nolan begs “angry” Michelle Heaton to get help five years after double mastectomy

The group danced to This Is Me from The Greatest Showman

The Real Full Monty Ladies Night has been hailed as “inspirational” and left countless viewers in floods of tears last night.

Twenty-four hours after the men took to the stage, eight female celebs stripped off as they performed a classy routine to This Is Me, from The Greatest Showman, choreographed by Diversity’s Ashley Banjo.

Cancer survivor Victoria Derbyshire and Liberty X singer Michelle Heaton, who have both had mastectomies, were overcome with emotion as they completed the performance, despite being nervous beforehand of baring all.

The girls are all heart (Credit: ITV)

Earlier, Michelle broke down as she told how she hadn’t truly come to terms with her double mastectomy and full hysterectomy.

She had made the decision to have the drastic surgery five years ago after being given an 85 per cent chance of developing breast cancer  and 30 per cent of ovarian cancer.

Michelle opens up to Coleen (Credit: ITV)

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The 38-year-old told Coleen Nolan and reality star Megan McKenna: “I don’t know why I’m angry because I’m lucky that I had the choice.

“I don’t expect anyone to feel sorry for me but I don’t talk about it, even with my family and friends because I don’t want them to ever feel awkward.

“I was offered counselling but then I never had time.”

The girls show the boys how to do it (Credit: ITV)

Coleen told her: “I think you should. I think you’ve probably got everything in there — fear, anger, sadness. It’s unfair.

“You’ve given yourself a massive chance of a future, and that for your kids is priceless.”

Married mum-of-two Michelle was diagnosed with a mutated BRCA2 gene in 2012, which her six-year-old daughter Faith has a 50 per chance of inheriting.

Michelle embraces a sympathetic Coleen (Credit: ITV)

Broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire also spoke movingly about her battle with cancer.

She told how she feared she wouldn’t survive to see her two sons, Oliver, 13, and Joe, 11, grow up.

The 49-year-old struggled the most with self-doubt in rehearsals and very nearly backed out after a trip to Moulin Rouge in Paris, before Coleen managed to persuade her to continue.

An empowering performance to This Is Me (Credit: ITV)

Following last night’s performance on ITV, celebrities and viewers alike took to Twitter to praise the brave women, who also included Helen Lederer, Ruth Madoc, Sally Dexter and Sarah-Jane Crawford.

Preparing for the finale (Credit: ITV)

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The women performed the routine in front of 2,000 people at Sheffield City Hall and millions on television to raise cancer awareness.

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