SPITTING IMAGE

Production Company:
Avalon Television

Commissioning Broadcaster:
Britbox / Sky Deutschland

Series Breakdown:
S1: 10 x 30’
S2: 10 x 30’

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Season One (10×30′) of the iconic, uncompromising, fast-turnaround and uniquely British satirical take on global events, arrived in 2020.

Over 100 puppets were developed for the first series, including: Baby Yoda, Barack Obama, Beyonce, Billie Eilish, Boris Johnson, Chrissy Teigen, Covid-19, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dominic Cummings, Donald Trump, Elon Musk, Emmanuel Macron, Greta Thunberg, Idris Elba, Jeff Bezos, Joe Biden, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Mark Zuckerberg, Meghan Duchess of Sussex, Oprah Winfrey, The Pope, Prince Charles, Prince Harry, Prince William, The Queen, RuPaul, Taylor Swift, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, and many others, all falling under the show’s legendary gaze.

Celebrated Spitting Image co-creator Roger Law has returned to head up the show’s creative team, while multi-WGA-winner Jeff Westbrook (The SimpsonsFuturama) is Showrunner, leading the international writing team. A next generation of satirical writers and voice artists are working with established talent to drive a new wave of ‘public service satire’.

Season Two (10×30′) has been ordered by Britbox for Autumn 2021.

International versions of the iconic comedy are underway with the innovative new production coming to SKY Deutschland in 2021. A 50/50 mix of globally resonating content from the English language version and new topical local sketched 9written by German comedy writers) filmed in the UK-based Spitting Image Studio.

“One of the most influential British satirical shows of all time” Financial Times

“A welcome return. Has lost none of its Savagery or willingness to shock” The Guardian

“Politics is still a laughing matter. The puppets and impressions are pleasures in themselves” The Times

“TV Gold” The Sun

★★★★ The Time ★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ Daily Mail ★★★★ Daily Star ★★★★ The Independent ★★★★ Starburst