FAVOURITE: Roger Law, right, and Peter Fluck with their Spitting Image
Margaret Thatcher puppet.
The whole sale raised pounds 157,385, which will go to Spitting Image
The new show will see more than 70 puppets voiced by impressionists Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson - just like its predecessor Spitting Image
, which ran from 1984 to 1996.
Impressionist Jon Culshaw is joining the new show co-produced by Citrus TElevision run by Giles Pilbrow, who also worked on the original Spitting Image
which ran from 1984 to 1996.
Which is why I reckon it's time for the return of, yes, Spitting Image
Sold together - Spitting Image
puppets of the Thatchers Michael Heseltine's Spitting Image
puppet, which was sold at Bonhams Auction House in London yesterday for pounds 540
The exhibition features George Cruikshank's oil painting The Worship of Bacchus, a Spitting Image
puppet of Baroness Thatcher, as well as drawings of Viz characters Sid the Sexist, various other characters, and seaside postcards.
The puppets were created for ITV1's Best Ever Spitting Image
, a celebration of the long-running satirical show.
Despite his joint foundership of Spitting Image
Productions Roger seems none too sorry to see them go.
For example, Ivan Campo is the spitting image
of Alan Davies, while Davor Suker is mistaken for Peter Mandelson.
ITV is reuniting many of the team behind cult 1980s and '90s show Spitting Image
for Newzoids, a six-part series promising a "biting look at the world of politics and celebrity".
THEY made dummies of politicians and stars in the 80s, now Spitting Image
puppets are back to poke merciless fun at today's celebs As the general election battle hots up, David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg will all be targets of the new series, called Newzoids.
WITH her short brown locks and doll like features, Audrey Hepburn's granddaughter is the spitting image
of the legendary actress.
When Spitting Image
was launched on TV screens 30 years ago it inspired a new generation of political satirists.