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.

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Down And Out In The White House

The real-life David Frost hosts this two-part Spitting Image special in which life-size puppets lampoon American celebrities and politicians including President Reagan, Ed McMahon, Jane Fonda, Vice President Bush, Woody Allen, Henry Kissinger and Madonna.

Broadcast details

Sunday 14th September 1986
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jon Glover Various (Voice)
Chris Barrie Various (Voice)
Jessica Martin Various (Voice)
Enn Reitel Various (Voice)
John Sessions Various (Voice)
Steve Nallon Various
Anthony Asbury Various
Kevin Bradshaw Various
Alistair Fullarton Various
Louise Gold Various
Richard Robinson Various
Nigel Plaskitt Various
Richard Coombs Various
Martin Oates Various
Guest cast
Louise Du Art Various (Voice)
Harry Shearer Various (Voice)
Pamela Stephenson Various (Voice)
Frank Welker Various (Voice)
Writing team
Ian Hislop Writer
Nick Newman Writer
Rob Grant Writer
Doug Naylor Writer
Wayne Kline Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sean Hardie Director
John Lloyd Producer
Jon Blair Executive Producer
David Frost Executive Producer

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