Spitting Image
Spitting Image

Spitting Image

  • TV sketch show
  • BritBox / ITV
  • 1984 - 2021
  • 160 episodes (22 series)

Groundbreaking, long-running and hugely popular satirical sketch show with a cast of grotesque latex puppets. Stars Chris Emmett, Jon Glover, Phil Cool, Jan Ravens, Chris Barrie and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 10

The Royals sit down to a game of Monopoly but it is a foregone conclusion who is going to win! Neil Kinnock wrestles with his conscience (James Callaghan as a devil and Michael Foot as an angel on each shoulder), Brian Walden is subjected to an interrogation by Rupert Murdoch's henchmen and it's Let's Speak Afrikaans with P.W. Botha.

Broadcast details

Sunday 3rd June 1984
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jon Glover (as John Glover) Various (Voice)
Steve Nallon Various
Anthony Asbury Various
Chris Barrie Various
Kevin Bradshaw Various
Louise Gold Various
Terry Lee Various
Richard Robinson Various
Guest cast
Fogwell Flax Various (Voice)
Elizabeth Lindsay Various (Voice)
Alistair Fullarton (as Alistair Fullerton) Various
Writing team
Geoff Atkinson Writer
Rob Grant Script Editor
Doug Naylor Script Editor
Ian Hislop (as Hislop & Newman) Writer
Nick Newman (as Hislop & Newman) Writer
Moray Hunter (as Hunter & Docherty) Writer
Jack Docherty (as Hunter & Docherty) Writer
Guy Jenkin (as Guy Jenkins) Writer
H J Edgington Writer
Steve Punt Writer
Mick Deasey Writer (Additional Material)
Peter Harris Writer (Additional Material)
Nat Clare Writer (Additional Material)
Andrea Solomons Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Bob Cousins Director
Jon Blair Producer
John Lloyd Producer
Richard Holloway Associate Producer
Al Pigden VT Editor
Ken Ryan Production Designer
Giovanni Guarino Production Designer
Sue Gibson Costume Designer
Hugh Stevenson Lighting Designer
Philip Pope (as Phil Pope) Composer
Brian Becker Graphics

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