Theresa May's party conference speech descended into chaos as a prankster handed her a P45 unemployment notice on stage.
Comedian Lee Nelson - real name Simon Brodkin - joked that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had asked him to perform the stunt.
During her conference speech, Theresa May is handed with a paper marked "P45" by comedian Lee Nelson, real name Simon Brodkin pic.twitter.com/6qakIDKcoB
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Amid frantic scenes, he was bundled out of the conference hall and through the exhibition stands by security staff at the Manchester Central venue.
He told reporters: "Boris told me to do it. He's left me in the lurch."