Theresa May Reveals The Naughtiest Thing She Ever Did As A Child

'Well, of course you can't get away from the fact that I was a vicar's daughter.'

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Theresa May has opened up about her childhood and it's safe to say the Prime Minister wasn't much of a rebel.

When asked about the 'naughtiest' thing she had ever done during in an interview with ITV News, May recalled a time when she upset a group of local farmers.

After some deliberation, May told journalist Julie Etchingham: 'Well, nobody is ever perfectly behaved, are they? I mean, you know, there are times when… I have to confess, when me and my friend, sort of, used to run through the fields of wheat, the farmers weren't too pleased about that.'

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She might have been playing things safe, but it doesn't sound like May, who grew up as an only child in Oxfordshire, was really interested in getting into trouble.

'Well, of course you can't get away from the fact that I was a vicar's daughter,' she explained. 'I was quite, sort of, bookish as a child, I enjoyed going to school, I enjoyed reading books, I enjoyed learning.'

The Prime Minister also spoke about the 'tremendous shock' of losing her parents, who died shortly after she married Philip May in 1980. She highlighted the support she received from her husband at that difficult time.

'...It is a shock and of course, as I say, without brothers or sisters to share that with, but that's why it was so good to have Philip but also to have that wider community that provided support to me,' she said.

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