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First broadcast in February 1984, the series was produced by 'Spitting Image Productions' for Central Independent Television over 18 series which aired on the ITV network. The series was nominated and won numerous awards, including ten BAFTA's and two Emmy's.
One of the most watched shows of the 1980s and early 1990s, Spitting Image satirised politics, entertainment, sport and British pop culture of the era and at it's peak it was watched by 15 million people. The series was cancelled in 1996 after viewing figures declined.
ITV had plans for a new series in 2006, but these were scrapped after a dispute over the Ant & Dec puppets used to host Best Ever Spitting Image were created against Roger Law's wishes.
The revived series debuted on 3 October 2020 on BritBox.
Created by Peter Fluck and Roger Law
Produced by Matt Stronge.
Directed By Andy De Emmony & Steve Connelly.
An Avalon Production for Britbox.
Spitting Image is available here: https://bit.ly/3iT49Cv
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