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Spitting Image Live coming to London's West End in 2022

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Spitting Image Live has announced a show in London’s West End in 2022.

The Spitting Image puppets will tread the boards with a live stage show next year.

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It follows the hit satire series, which first broadcast in 1984, returning to screen on BritBox and ITV with a reboot in 2020.

Spitting Image co-creator Roger Law said: “The last month has shown Spitting Image has been far too kind to Boris and his pals on TV recently. So to deliver the kind of sharp satire and laughter they deserve Spitting Image have decided to make a live production.

“Whilst Boris and his boys and girls level themselves ever upwards to the sunny uplands… we are preparing to level them down to size in a West End theatrical show. We can’t give too much away at this time, possibly because we’re still writing it, however, unlike Boris, we will deliver with no shortcuts. I’m afraid there will be lies because it’s Boris.

“I can tell you that we have devised a spectacular show-stopping ending, a huge carnival head of Boris that fills the stage will open its mouth and spew a snowstorm of paper lies all over the theatre.

“The lies printed on small pieces of paper will flutter down onto the audience who will be able to pick up their favourite Boris untruths and take them home as mementoes. Videndum spectaculum!”

Further information, including dates and a venue, will be announced in due course.


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