Spitting Image puppets of John Major and Jeremy Paxman
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Spitting Image's 30th anniversary

BBC Four's flagship arts documentary series Arena will celebrate the influence of Spitting Image, marking the 30th anniversary of its first transmission.

Arena: Whatever Happened To Spitting Image? will tell the vexed and frequently hilarious story of the genesis of the satirical puppet show, with exclusive contributions from caricaturists Peter Fluck, Roger Law and TV producer John Lloyd.

Anthony Wall, series editor of Arena, reports for Newsnight.

  • 26 Feb 2014
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