Spitting Image.

Spitting Image

BritBox sketch show satire with puppets. 150 episodes (21 series), 1984 - 2020. Stars Chris Emmett, Jon Glover, Phil Cool, Jan Ravens and others.

Another series is in development.

Series 1, Episode 11

There is strife on the studio floor when Robin Day refuses to give up the BBC jumper, Cecil Parkinson - the man who made just one mistake, twice a night for fourteen years - is offered the job of foreign secretary, and preparations are underway at No. 10 for Mark Thatcher's wedding.


The credits for this episode are listed in spoof pseudo-Finnish.

Broadcast details

Sunday 10th June 1984
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Emmett Various (Voice)
Jon Glover Various (Voice)
Steve Nallon Various
Anthony Asbury Various
Chris Barrie Various
Kevin Bradshaw Various
Alistair Fullarton Various
Louise Gold Various
Terry Lee Various
Richard Robinson Various
Writing team
Geoff Atkinson Writer
Jack Docherty (as John Docherty) Writer
Ian Hislop Writer
Moray Hunter Writer
Nick Newman Writer
Rob Grant Script Editor
Doug Naylor Script Editor
Colin Bostock-Smith Writer
Tony Bagley Writer (Additional Material)
Donnie Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
Chris Morrison Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Peter Harris Director
Jon Blair Producer
John Lloyd Producer

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