Spitting Image returns with new cast of puppets revealed

Boris Johnson, his chief adviser Dominic Cummings and the Duke of York feature among the latest Spitting Image puppets unveiled ahead of the show’s return.

Boris Johnson is sent up in the new Spitting Image

The satirical series will air later this year on BritBox after originally running for 18 series between 1984 and 1996.

The Prime Minister’s puppet draws attention to his shock of blonde hair, while Mr Cummings’ sees the former Vote Leave director in his trademark hoodie with a flamboyant silver collar. Andrew sports a tartan coat complete with paisley neckerchief.

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Donald Trump, Beyonce, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Vladimir Putin, Bernie Sanders, Elon Musk, RuPaul, Adele and James Corden will also get the satirical treatment.

The Duke of York also features as a puppet

The show is the first original commission announced by BritBox UK, the streaming service launched by the BBC and ITV. Spitting Image co-creator Roger Law is back on board for the show, which was watched by 15 million viewers in its heyday.

Senior Aide to the Prime Minister Dominic Cummings has had a puppet likeness created
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