EASTENDERS dropped an enormous bombshell tonight as Sharon Watts poisoned her new husband Ian Beale.
She made the determined transfer after ordering ex-husband Phil Mitchell to kill Ian for the loss of life of their son Denny – however he failed to complete the job.
Sharon served up the poisoned pud to an unsuspecting Ian
Queen Vic landlady Sharon – performed by actress Letitia Dean within the BBC cleaning soap – was seen serving up a poisoned Christmas pudding to Ian in tonight’s explosive episode.
As followers had lengthy suspected, Sharon had heard the voicemail that her son Denny left her from the boat crash that claimed his life.
It was proof Ian had brought on his loss of life by locking him in a room under deck – earlier than pretending to be a hero who tried to avoid wasting him.
She then ordered ex Phil, Denny’s adoptive father, to kill Ian as they stood at Denny’s graveside however he was interrupted.
In tonight’s episode Phil tried once more however was thwarted by his personal son Ben, earlier than realising he couldn’t undergo with it and pulling out.
Ian tucked into his closing meal
Sharon visited Denny’s grave and listened to his voicemail to metal her resolve
Sharon is set to homicide Ian for killing Denny
He informed Sharon: “It’s sophisticated Sharon, this ain’t some stranger with no connections – it’s Ian we’re speaking about – he’s household.
“I hate him as a lot as you do however he’s nonetheless my son’s brother. He’s a father, a son, I don’t need his blood on my arms. I need out.”
Sharon was disgusted and vowed to take issues into her personal arms.
Viewers watched in shock as she melted down some drugs to soften into her Christmas pudding earlier than serving Ian up a large serving to and watching as he ate it up.
Will Ian die? Or will he survive and drive Sharon to take much more drastic actions?
Actress Letitia Dean has identified for months concerning the stunning occasions – and stated it was sheer luck that Ian had enraged so many suspects whereas she was plotting his loss of life.
“Properly I at all times knew that after what occurred on the boat with Denny, that secret was by no means going to be forgotten, particularly as there are such robust emotions concerned,” she stated.
“After months of lies and leaning on her finest pal while grieving – the one individual that was there for her turned out to be the explanation behind Sharon’s ache.
“So far as Sharon’s involved, Ian very a lot deserved it. It’s one thing of a fortunate coincidence in Sharon’s eyes that Ian’s managed to impress half the Sq. right into a murderous rage on the identical time – that definitely took the warmth off of her and Phil while they have been plotting!”
And she or he revealed it might even result in a reunion for Sharon and Phil – although Phil did pull out of the homicide scheme.
“I believe they’re distinctive to at least one and different, in any case these years of a tumultuous relationship – they perceive one another no matter all of the terrible issues they’ve completed,” she stated.
“Ian’s demise is the one factor they wholeheartedly do agree on – Phil noticed Denny as his personal son so they’re united of their sorrow and eager to see Ian pay.”
She added: “In some ways Sharon and Phil are a staff – they’ll slip again into that fairly simply and when their plan doesn’t go fairly to plan, Sharon isn’t going to surrender.
“She is totally pushed at this level – not pondering of the rest – she simply needs Ian gone.
Sharon serves up the poison to Ian
She watched as he ate it up, hopeful that he’ll die
“It’s like he’s the ultimate piece of grief that’s weighing her down – she’s sure that his loss of life will trigger some kind of equilibrium to Denny’s and ultimately she’ll have her revenge.”
The episode got here to a detailed tonight with Sharon serving Ian some closely poisoned Christmas pudding after Phil backed out.
Letitia added: “Sharon is to date gone, wanting revenge for her son that she barely even bats an eyelash earlier than deciding that she’ll do it as an alternative.
“She feels let down by the one individual that has any concept how she feels about all of it – if something Phil backing out spurs her on. “
The actress additionally confirmed that Sharon is so consumed by revenge that she doesn’t care concerning the penalties of killing Ian.
She stated: “She isn’t actually fascinated about the implications and so far as she’s involved for each clue that it might need been her behind it, there’s 3 others for another person.
“Kathy is on her radar although – she’s effectively conscious that Kathy’s not happy about their shock nuptials however Sharon has her alibi, that’s what Phil was there for.
“She was by no means going to interrupt a nail hitting Ian over the top, in fact she referred to as in Phil for that!”
She added: “She has struggled yes- as a result of though she’s decided to get revenge, deep down she is in fact affected by loss.
“The ache and damage of shedding her son, and her finest pal mendacity concerning the circumstances for thus lengthy, by far outweighs any rationality.”