A brand new spherical of Spitting Picture puppets have been revealed forward of the present’s relaunch subsequent month.
The long-lasting puppet-based satire is about to reach on streaming service BritBox from October 3, and a bunch of latest puppets have now been shared forward of the brand new collection.
After Boris Johnson, Dominic Cummings and Prince Andrew were given their own puppets back in August, the brand new preview welcomes the likes of Prince Charles and Camilla, Michael Gove and Dominic Raab to the Spitting Picture universe.
The reboot, which was announced in March, will air on BritBox later this yr after a 23-year break. The present initially ran for 18 collection’ between 1984 and 1996, attracting 15 million viewers at its peak.
Different puppets on the brand new collection will embrace Billie Eilish, Donald Trump, Beyoncé, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Vladimir Putin, Bernie Sanders, Elon Musk, RuPaul, Adele and James Corden.
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Talking of the present’s return, Spitting Picture co-creator Roger Legislation stated: “It’s time to come back off furlough!
“The whole lot the crew have accomplished on the brand new Spitting Picture reveals – the caricatures, puppets and satirical gags – have all been accomplished within the public curiosity, as Boris may say: ‘Professional bono publico’.”
He added: “The individuals have spoken and the puppets are ‘oven prepared’. We’re going to take again management from the likes of Boris, Cummings, Trump, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.
“There might be tongue-lashings from our climate lady, Greta Thunberg, you’ll be knocked out by Tyson Fury and dazzled and amazed by Beyonce and Herr Jurgen Klopp.”
Earlier this yr, it was revealed that an explicit sketch from the upcoming new series of Spitting Image, involving Boris Johnson, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, was forced to be reshot resulting from excessively graphic content material.
A report acknowledged that one sketch noticed Johnson, Trump and Putin wrestling bare in a sauna, participating in a “sword battle”. A supply added that the present had “given Boris and Trump tiny latex penises as properly,” describing Putin’s as “monstrous”.