5 reactions to the BBC debate that will make you just a little bit proud to be British [TWEETS]

BBC Debate
Kerry-anne Mendoza

The much-anticipated BBC leaders’ debate has concluded. Theresa May didn’t show up, but the other key party leaders were there to present their vision of Britain under their leadership. But it was the British public that won in the end.

The Weakest Link

One Twitter user summed up the night neatly with a reference to another BBC stalwart, The Weakest Link.

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An absentee Prime Minister

The absence of the Conservative leader was a matter remarked upon by each leader on the panel. But it was the public who came through with the most vicious mockery.

https://twitter.com/liamyoung/status/870002409749270531

The pundits will no doubt row for weeks about who won the debate. But one thing is quite clear. Theresa May lost it.

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