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 2, Episode 7

In this episode it is the day before Parliament closes and the cabinet are allowed to bring board games in to play, Chancellor Nigel Lawson is put on the spot when asked to explain the FT Index and the Queen forgets to Troop the Colour.

Broadcast details

Sunday 24th February 1985
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jan Ravens Various (Voice)
Jon Glover Various (Voice)
Chris Barrie Various (Voice)
Harry Enfield 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
Guest cast
Andy Roberts Various (Voice)
Louise Gold Various (Voice)
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
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
Tony Sarchet Writer
Andrea Solomons Writer
Sara Yallop (as Sarah Yallop) Writer
Stevie Fowler Writer
Production team
John Stroud Director
John Lloyd Producer
Al Pigden VT Editor
Ken Ryan Production Designer
Sue Gibson Costume Designer
Brian Harris Lighting Designer
Philip Pope (as Phil Pope) Composer
Peter Brewis Composer
Chris Wroe Graphics

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