A Place in the Sun's Jasmine Harman pays poignant tribute to Jonnie Irwin as they reunite amid terminal cancer battle | The Sun

A PLACE in the Sun stars Jasmine Harman and Jonnie Irwin were reunited at a live exhibition event in Manchester amid Jonnie's tragic terminal cancer battle.

Jasmine gave fans a behind the scenes look at A Place in the Sun Live, a spin-off live meet and greet event from the main Channel 4 programme.

The TV host shared a heartwarming snap with co-star Jonnie Irwin, who made a triumphant return to work amid his illness.

Jasmine and Jonnie beamed in the photograph as they showed off their best smiles for the camera.

The beauty wrote a lengthy caption looking back on the event, where she paid a heartfelt tribute to her co-star and revealed some of the poignant words that he had shared on stage to the crowd.

She wrote: "Really super weekend at A Place in the Sun Live in Manchester. So many people, all wanting to live the dream of owning a property overseas."

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Jasmine continued to detail that she had come across some of the programme's house hunters at the event before paying tribute to pal Jonnie.

She added: "And what a pleasure to see my pal Jonnie, who inspired everyone with his advice: “Why wait?” whilst we were on stage talking about seizing the moment. See you at the next one!"

Jonnie, 49, made his return to the A Place in the Sun yesterday after he was axed from the main Channel 4 programme following his heartbreaking diagnosis.

Revealing his exciting work venture, Jonnie shared a photo of his outfit for the day laid out on his bed the night before in a bid to be super prepared for the day ahead.

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Informing fans of his plans, he wrote: "Selecting wardrobe for @aplaceinthesunofficial LIVE Tomorrow in Manchester. 

"It’s an early start and as I’m not fit enough to run for the train atm I’m prepping the night before. 

"My wife can’t quite believe it! Cold weather calls for wool, wool, and more wool."

Jonnie revealed his terminal cancer diagnosis last year.

The dad-of-three, 48, was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2020, when he was told he had just months to live.

The star originally chose to keep his illness private, but has since spoken out as he revealed how he is making as many memories as possible with wife Jessica Holmes, who he wed in 2016, and their three sons – Rex, three, and two-year-old twins Rafa and Cormac.

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