Viewers react to 'hilarious' Theresa v Boris drama

Sam Warner
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From Digital Spy

Among the plethora of Sunday night TV, yesterday's (June 18) schedule contained something rather political – and no, it wasn't the news.

Theresa v Boris: How May Became PM depicted last summer's battle to become Prime Minister after the resignation of David Cameron following the Brexit vote.

The BBC Two docu-drama mixed interviews with insiders in the Conservative Party alongside actors portraying events as described, giving an interesting insight into how matters unfolded.

(And believe it or not, that was less than a year ago – how time flies).

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Viewers naturally had plenty to say on the matter, with many noting the terrible wigs (especially Boris's).

Many also speculated about a potential sequel given what has happened following the general election, with another leadership election potentially on the horizon.

From the off, there were plenty of comments about the dramatisations on Theresa v Boris:

And with all the political backstabbing involved, a few inevitable House of Cards comparisons:

Though given what has happened since, viewers had plenty of hindsight:

There was a general sense of dread, however:

And a few users summed up the whole thing neatly:

Some were also speculating about a sequel:

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