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 8, Episode 5

In this episode, Jeffrey Archer narrates L'Histoire de la Revolution featuring the 'Ginger Pimpernel', the Guillotine and Maggie Antoilette! Kylie seeks some acting lessons from Gielgud and Olivier, and the Royals find themselves stuck at Gatwick airport.

Broadcast details

Sunday 9th July 1989
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jon Glover Various (Voice)
Chris Barrie Various (Voice)
Harry Enfield Various (Voice)
Steve Nallon Various (Voice)
Kate Robbins Various (Voice)
Steve Coogan Various (Voice)
Hugh Dennis Various (Voice)
Anthony Asbury Various
Louise Gold Various
Nigel Plaskitt Various
Richard Coombs Various
Don Austen (as Donald Austen) Various
John Thirtle Various
Sue Dacre Various
Robert Tygner Various
Mike Bayliss (as Michael Bayliss) Various
Kaefan Shaw Various
Writing team
Steve Punt Writer
Paul Simpkin Writer
Mark Burton Writer
John O'Farrell Writer
Mike Barfield Writer
Stuart Silver Writer
Pete Sinclair Writer
Ged Parsons Writer
Richard Turner Script Editor
Philippa Wood Writer
Production team
Steve Bendelack Director
David Tyler Producer
Geoffrey Perkins Executive Producer
Joanna Beresford Line Producer
Hayden J Baldwin (as Haydon J. Baldwin) Editor
Giovanni Guarino Production Designer
Caroline Pitcher Costume Designer
Barry Powell Lighting Designer
Philip Pope (as Phil Pope) Composer

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