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.

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Series 1, Episode 7

Nancy Reagan features in a campaign video on behalf of the Republican party entitled Da do Ron Ron. Francois Mitterrand persuades Mrs Thatcher to buy UHT milk, Norman Fowler MP is on the prowl for unsuspecting hospitals in Murder Most Fowler and the Saatchi and Saatchi agency sets to work on Mrs Thatcher's image.


Some sources list this episode as the first of a new, second series.

Broadcast details

Sunday 13th May 1984
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Chris Emmett Various (Voice)
Jon Glover (as John Glover) Various (Voice)
Jan Ravens 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
Guest cast
Adrian Edmondson (as Ade Edmonson) Various (Voice)
Fogwell Flax Various (Voice)
Writing team
Richard Curtis Writer
Geoff Atkinson Writer
Rob Grant Script Editor
Doug Naylor Script Editor
Ian Hislop (as Hislop & Newman) Writer
Nick Newman (as Hislop & Newman) Writer
Ian Pattison Writer
Ben Elton Writer
Jeremy Hardy (as Jeremy Hardie) Writer
Sean Carson Writer
Brian Highley Writer
Production team
Peter Harris 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
Brian Harris Lighting Designer
Brian Becker Graphics

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