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A prankster, a coughing fit and a restless party undermine May's 'last chance' speech and give Boris a boost -

Theresa May didn't sink her opening speech at Wednesday's Conservative Party Conference alone. Much like her 15-month tenure as British prime minister, the address to the party faithful was derailed by a combination of bad luck and unfortunate timing ...and more »

Theresa May's speech proves she has learnt nothing from her disastrous election - The Conversation UK

Andy Price does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Sheffield Hallam ...and more »

Prankster Simon Brodkin hands Theresa May P45 in the middle of her speech, saying 'Boris asked me to give you this' -

Theresa May's keynote speech at Tory conference descended into chaotic scenes after she struggled to cope with a sore throat and was interrupted by a prankster. The Prime Minister intended the speech to relaunch her Premiership after a Conservative ...and more »

Tory chairman facing calls to resign after former BBC comedian able to get within feet of Theresa May -

The chairman of the Conservative party is facing calls to resign after a comedian who used to work for the BBC was able to get within feet of Theresa May and hand her a fake P45 during her keynote speech at the party's conference in Manchester. Sir ...and more »

Theresa May taps into the opulence trend with a £265 new pair of shoes for her conference speech -

Theresa May's speech at the Tory conference this lunchtime didn't go without incident after a prankster managed to hand her a P45 and she appeared to lose her voice. But amongst the interruptions, May sought to address her reputation for lacking warmth ...and more »

Who is Lee Nelson? The P45 prankster who gatecrashed Theresa May's conference speech - The Independent

Simon Brodkin - the notorious prankster more commonly known by his stage name Lee Nelson and alter-ego Jason Bent - has struck again, this time handing Theresa May a fake P45 during the Prime Minster's conference speech. The comedian, who had been ...and more »

The Chinese dream, the British dream, and the American dream, compared - Quartz

Many people are wondering just what British prime minister Theresa May meant when she vowed to bring back the “British dream” during her big speech at Wednesday's (Oct. 4) annual conference of her Conservative Party, an address that one British paper ...and more »

Anatomy of a farce: how things went from bad to worse - to downright painful - for poor Theresa May -

It might yet be regarded as her political Waterloo, or perhaps the party and public will admire her guts in simply getting through it. Here's the play-by-play of Theresa May's nightmare address. P45s all round. With Boris Johnson keen to cast himself ...and more »

Grant Shapps blames Tory whips for 'leadership plot' coverage, says election wiped out Theresa May's authority - talkRADIO (press release)

Grant Shapps has blamed Downing Street and Conservative Party whips for making a list of supposedly rebel Tory MPs seeking to oust Theresa May public. The MP for Welwyn Hatfield has been named as a ringerleader in a motion to begin a leadership contest ...and more »

Worst. Speech. Ever: British PM Theresa May endures prankster and coughing fits before slogan literally falls apart - South China Morning Post

The prime minister's team had hoped her speech at Conservative conference would put her shaky leadership back on track. Instead, it descended into chaos. PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 04 October, 2017, 10:29pm. UPDATED : Monday, 05 March, 2018, 4:52pm ...and more »