- Prime Minister endured an agonising 65 minutes on the stage in Manchester
- Comedian Lee Nelson managed to approach podium and hand her a fake P45
- Memes poking fun at Mrs May’s disastrous performance flooded onto Twitter
People have poked fun at Theresa May’s nightmare speech at the Tory party conference after suffered a coughing fit and was targeted by a serial prankster.
The Prime Minister endured an agonising 65 minutes on the stage in Manchester as she spluttered through an address that had been intended to relaunch her premiership.
To the horror of Cabinet ministers and activists, the situation took another dramatic turn for the worse when comedian Lee Nelson managed to approach the podium and hand her a fake P45.
To cap off the misery letters then began falling off the Conservative slogan positioned in full view of TV cameras behind Mrs May.
People have taken to Twitter to poke fun at the PM disastrous performance, comparing her day to an episode of the BBC political sitcom, the Thick of It.
Others quipped that her speech was so bad ‘ISIS had claimed responsibility’.
While another Twitter user posted a picture of a Lego figurine in front throat remedies.