Prankster who handed PM Theresa May a fake P45 coming to Potters Bar

PUBLISHED: 16:29 06 October 2017 | UPDATED: 16:14 07 October 2017

Comedian Lee Nelson can be seen at the Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar

Comedian Lee Nelson can be seen at the Wyllyotts Theatre in Potters Bar

Archant

The prankster who handed Prime Minister Theresa May a fake P45 during her party conference speech is due to appear in Potters Bar next week.

Comedian Simon Brodkin brings his chav alter-ego Lee Nelson to the Wyllyotts Theatre on Saturday, October 14 as part of his Serious Joker tour.

Having previously chucked fake cash at former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter in Zurich, gatecrashed Stereo Kicks’ performance on The X Factor and stormed the stage during Kanye West’s Glastonbury headline set, Simon Brodkin made national headlines again on Wednesday with his latest stunt.

Posing as a Conservative member, Brodkin sauntered up to the stage during the Prime Minister’s keynote speech at the Tory party conference in Manchester.

He then handed Theresa May a fake P45 as she addressed the audience.

Simon Brodkin later tweeted that the piece of paper was from Boris Johnson.

He tweeted: “Hi @BorisJohnson, I gave Theresa her P45 just like you asked.”

Tickets for Lee Nelson’s Potters Bar show cost £20.

There’s still a few tickets left.

• Visit http://www.hertsmereleisure.co.uk/wyllyotts-theatre to book online.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Welwyn Hatfield Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Welwyn Hatfield Times