Theresa May dances on stage in mockery of stilted moves

Theresa May dances on stage in mockery of stilted moves

The prime minister used her conference speech to make a series of costly commitments that will limit the options of Philip Hammond, the chancellor, in this month's budget. She then sought to...

The final day of the conference will see May deliver her keynote speech, telling delegates about her vision for post-Brexit Britain. To "Dancing Queen" by 70s pop group Abba, no less.

Her address comes after her former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson made a scathing speech yesterday calling on the United Kingdom government to "chuck Chequers" at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham. I know, so meta.

Which just so happens to be the definition of "sashaying", ergo the headline.

May's ABBA dancing moves quickly went viral, and the videos were shared on social media with added music - and commentary.


Another added: "Her advisers must really have it in for her".

The watching audience in the conference hall in Birmingham were left howling with laughter at her moves.

Her iconic dance move have been dubbed "The Maybot" and have been a popular topic of discussion around the UK. It's not quite dancing, as she is walking with goal.

Something tells us they might not take her up on that one.

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