Monday 15 July 2019 11:33 am

One Last Dance: Theresa May celebrates England cricket win with victory boogie

Prime Minister Theresa May danced away one of her final weekends in number 10, throwing her trademark shapes in celebration of England’s cricket World Cup victory.

May, who has been branded the ‘Maybot’ by detractors, dropped some of her notoriously awkward dance moves last night to Abba hits including Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia.

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The outgoing prime minister’s swansong was caught on camera at Henley Festival, which May attended with her husband Philip. 

Impromptu boogies have become a feature of May’s troubled time in Downing Street, providing some light relief amid tense Brexit negotiations.

Last year she danced with school children in South Africa, before shimmying onto stage at the Conservative party conference in a clip that soon went viral on social media.

While May was the only politician to get her groove on last night, she was not alone in celebrating England’s dramatic cricket victory over New Zealand.

Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson hailed an “incredible day of sport”, also paying homage to British Grand Prix victor Lewis Hamilton and Wimbledon men’s champion Novak Djokovic. 

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Rival Jeremy Hunt also welcomed England’s triumph at Lords, though he could not resist a reference to his ongoing battle with Johnson.

“Won’t make any trite comparisons about other contests where the seemingly impossible really can happen…but so proud to see the England cricket team lift the World Cup trophy for the first time on home soil!” he wrote in a tweet.

Main image credit: Getty

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