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 2, Episode 3

Margaret Thatcher is woken by the dawn chorus, Liz Taylor gorges herself with her new cookery class, Donald Sinden advertises his preferred brand of coffee and Sir John Gielgud reads an excerpt from The A-Team in the original Latin.

Broadcast details

Sunday 20th January 1985
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Louise Gold Various
Terry Lee Various
Nigel Plaskitt Various
Francis Wright Various
Guest cast
Mike Redway Various (Voice)
Andy Roberts Various (Voice)
Judy Preece Various
Writing team
Geoff Atkinson Writer
Rob Grant Script Editor
Doug Naylor Script Editor
Ian Hislop (as Hislop & Newman) Writer
Nick Newman (as Hislop & Newman) Writer
Laurie Rowley Writer
Paul Smith (as Smith & Kyan) Writer
Terry Kyan (as Smith & Kyan) Writer
Christopher Burman (as Burman & Purton) Writer
Nigel Purton (as Burman & Purton) Writer
Moray Hunter (as Hunter & Docherty) Writer
Jack Docherty (as Hunter & Docherty) Writer
Colin Bostock-Smith Writer
Andrea Solomons Writer
Slade Frank Writer
Walsh David Writer
Sara Yallop Writer
Production team
John Lloyd Producer
Hayden J Baldwin VT Editor
Ken Ryan Production Designer
Sue Gibson Costume Designer
Hugh Stevenson Lighting Designer
Philip Pope (as Phil Pope) Composer
Peter Brewis Composer
Chris Wroe Graphics

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