Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn had a live election debate – 17 spoiled ballots

After a legal challenge by the SNP and the Liberal Democrats failed to secure them an invitation, ITV’s Leaders’ Debate featured just Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in a question and answer session with a studio audience.

Twitter joined in the “fun” by tweeting along with the action.

Even before it began, people were making guesses as to what preparations might be going on and how the event might unfold.

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The set looked as though it had been made for a futuristic panel show, which was weird considering the country could soon be plunged back to the 1970s.

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Boris Johnson seemed obsessed with one thing – Brexit.

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