This Morning host Phillip Schofield did not look happy today when he announced that Theresa May had pulled out last minute from their interview.
The presenter said that he was "sorry to disappoint viewers" but said that they had been told "all would become clear but it hasn’t yet".
He said: "We were told this morning that all would become clear, it hasn’t yet. But obviously the reason she isn’t here today is to do with Brexit."
While he remained calm on the surface, Phillip couldn’t hide signs that he was secretly livid.
Here, body language expert Judi James reveals Phil’s real feelings on the PM’s no-show…
Phillip announced that the PM would not be on the show
- This Morning left scrambling for guest after Theresa May pulls out last minute
Although he’s far too well-mannered to look openly angry, Philip Schofield adopted the body language and tone of a ‘disappointed’ headmaster about to give detention as he announced the PM’s no-show on This Morning today.
He and Rochelle stood to attention to tell us the news, Rochelle wearing the hint of a disappointed smile as she stood with her hands clasped in front while Philip took the high status and high moral tone with his legs splayed and chest puffed.
His mouth was clamped shut and his hands were clasped behind his back in the style of his royal namesake.
Theresa paid a visit to the Kentish Town health centre in north London this morning
He clearly had only just received the no-show news, but not the obligatory sick-note or valid excuse and this did seem to rankle slightly.
Raising his left brow and lowering his right he told us that he had been informed that "all would become clear", adding dramatically that "it hasn’t yet", even throwing a glance at the monitor in case a shot of May throwing her worldly goods into a skip outside No 10 might suddenly flash up.
Sharing a solemn joke with the audience, Philip rounded his eyes and shook his head in mock disbelief as he speculated it might have had something to do with Brexit.
Phillip gave a bit of finger wagging
Suddenly he turned to his co-host, displaying more open anger via a chopping and finger-baton gesture as he informed her that May had ‘promised’ to come on some time next week.
His emphatic gesticulation suggested that May’s battles with Merkel and co might be a walk in the park compared to her interview with Philip if she does appear.
His "I assume we’ll find out" sounded slightly peeved and after reverting to his dominant mouth-clamp at the end he performed a tongue-poke to camera as his co-host finished the intro off.
*Good Morning Britain airs weekdays on ITV at 6am
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