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 3

Thatcher and Tebbit interrogate Nigel Lawson on his budget proposals, Mark Thatcher opens his first bank account, Prince Charles visits The Falklands and Janet Street Germ reports live from Nancy Reagan's navel.

Broadcast details

Sunday 18th March 1984
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Chris Emmett Various (Voice)
Jon Glover (as John 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
Richard Curtis Writer
Helen Murry (as Murry, Rix & Wilton) Writer
Jamie Rix (as Murry, Rix & Wilton) Writer
Nick Wilton (as Murry, Rix & Wilton) Writer
Ian Hislop (as Hislop & Newman) Writer
Nick Newman (as Hislop & Newman) Writer
Guy Jenkin Writer
Laurie Rowley Writer
Donnie Kerr Writer
Kim Fuller (as Fuller & Pile) Writer
Victoria Pile (as Fuller & Pile) Writer
Production team
Peter Harris Director
Jon Blair Producer
Tony Hendra Producer
John Lloyd Producer
Richard Holloway Associate Producer
John Baldwin VT Editor
Ken Ryan Production Designer
Giovanni Guarino Production Designer
Sue Gibson Costume Designer
Brian Harris Lighting Designer
Philip Pope (as Phil Pope) Composer
Peter Brewis Composer
Brian Becker Graphics

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