May heckled and booed during Edinburgh Fringe visit

Theresa May was booed and heckled during a visit to a show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Prime Minister met members of the Soweto Gospel Choir, who are performing in the Scottish capital as part of the massive arts festival.

But as she arrived for their performance at Edinburgh's Assembly Hall, she was greeted by heckles.

Comic Janey Godley, who is performing at the Fringe, shouted at her: "Theresa, are you coming in the show? We've got a food bank."

Godley, who joined protests at the Turnberry golf course for the recent visit by US President Donald Trump, went on to shout: "Is your shoes lovely Theresa? We've got nice food banks."

Scotland City Region Deal
Mrs May met Edinburgh council leader Adam McVey and Nicola Sturgeon to sign an Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal during her visit (Jane Barlow/PA)

Mrs May was also booed as she left the show on Tuesday afternoon and headed for talks with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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