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.

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Series 6, Episode 1

In this episode; the harshness of Lester Piggott's prison sentence is put under scrutiny, there is the latest single from Michael Jackson - I'm Mad - and Peter Wright is The Spy Who Lived in Australia.

Broadcast details

Sunday 1st November 1987
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jon Glover Various (Voice)
Harry Enfield Various (Voice)
Steve Nallon Various (Voice)
Enn Reitel Various (Voice)
Kate Robbins Various (Voice)
Rory Bremner Various (Voice)
Anthony Asbury Various
Alistair Fullarton Various
Nigel Plaskitt Various
Richard Coombs Various
Simon Buckley Various
Mak Wilson Various
Don Austen (as Donald Austen) Various
Writing team
Geoff Atkinson Writer
Jack Docherty (as John Docherty) Writer
Ian Hislop Writer
Moray Hunter Writer
Nick Newman Writer
Paul Simpkin Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Brown Writer (Additional Material)
James Hendrie Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
John Henderson Director
Geoffrey Perkins Producer
John Lloyd Executive Producer
Grant Watters Editor
Sue Gibson Costume Designer
Philip Pope Composer
Paul Gilpin Production Designer
Gerry Stoddart Lighting Designer

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