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Newsnight’s Tory conference meltdown

5 October 2017

10:26 AM

5 October 2017

10:26 AM

After Theresa May’s leader’s speech fell victim to pranks, health issues and technical glitches, the Prime Minister has received a rough ride in the media. Last night’s episode of Newsnight was no exception – the programme promised to ‘make sense’ of the ‘hitches’ in May’s speech:

Alas Newsnight producers soon discovered that they weren’t immune to technical glitches themselves. There were several hitches in the cutaway packages – with Theresa May even labelled as ‘Jeremy Corbyn’ at one point:

Happily, viewers were on hand to remind producers of the irony:

Don’t they know not to throw stones from glass houses?

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