Spitting Image
Spitting Image

Spitting Image

  • TV sketch show
  • BritBox / ITV1
  • 1984 - 2021
  • 161 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 2, Episode 1

Ronald Reagan loses out in a debate with a cheese sandwich, Boy George sings a song about how war is naughty, Saint and Greavsie discuss the hostage crisis, the Royal Family attempt to come up with a name for the new arrival and there is a look back over the changing political views of David Owen in a special edition of 28Up.

Broadcast details

Sunday 6th January 1985
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jan Ravens Various (Voice)
Jon Glover Various (Voice)
Chris Barrie Various (Voice)
Harry Enfield Various (Voice)
Jessica Martin Various (Voice)
Steve Nallon Various (Voice)
Enn Reitel Various (Voice)
Anthony Asbury Various
Kevin Bradshaw Various
Alistair Fullarton Various
Terry Lee Various
Nigel Plaskitt Various
Francis Wright Various
Writing team
Richard Curtis Writer
Geoff Atkinson Writer
Ian Hislop Writer
Nick Newman Writer
Rob Grant Script Editor
Doug Naylor Script Editor
Laurie Rowley Writer
David Kind Writer
Colin Bostock-Smith Writer
Peter Sapsted Writer
Production team
Peter Harris Director
John Lloyd Producer
Hayden J Baldwin Editor
Ken Ryan Production Designer
Hugh Stevenson Lighting Designer
Philip Pope (as Phil Pope) Composer
Peter Brewis Composer
Chris Wroe Graphics

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