The introduction to Jeremy Corbyn's keynote speech at the Labour party conference was greeted with a rapturous standing ovation.
As he swanned to the podium, Corbyn raised a hand to thank the crowd, before starting his speech with a few thanks to those attending and those who had organised the event.
He then proceeded to tell a little joke.
But I've got to slightly correct myself because I did say the hall is completely packed, well I did get a message on the way in from Virgin Trains, they have assured me there are 800 empty seats in the hall.
You can watch the full video, below:
And people noted that he actually delivered it well, as a brief look on Twitter will show you:
However, some were less impressed:
What a time to be alive.
Corbyn used his speech to praise Labour councils for implementing public ownership policies at a local level, to reiterate his pledges to nationalise the railway companies and to ban zero-hour contracts. He also announced that he will give councils freedom to borrow to build 60,000 extra council homes a year.
He accused the government of undermining employment rights and subsidising private landlords.