Spitting Image The Musical release new video “We Will Rule You” ahead of London run

Spitting Image Live, the new musical inspired by the hit TV series has released a new video teaser ahead of the show’s West End transfer later this month.

Premiering at Birmingham Rep earlier this year, Idiots Assemble: Spitting Image The Musical is directed by The Birmingham Rep’s Artistic Director, double Olivier Award-winner Sean Foley (The Upstart Crow, The Play What I Wrote), and is written by Al Murray (The Pub Landlord)Matt Forde (The Political Party) and Sean Foley.

In addition to the new video released today, producers have also announced the full cast of voice-over artists and puppeteers.

As well as co-writing the piece Al Murray and Matt Forde are part of the stellar line-up of voice-over artists. They are joined by: Oliver Chris (Green Wing, The IT Crowd, and Prince William in Charles III on Broadway and on film) Kathryn Drysdale (Bridgerton, The Windsors, Christmas on Mistletoe Farm, The Bubble, The Queen and I and Plebs), Jason Forbes (The Tracy Ullman Show, The Mash Report and Horrible Histories: The Movie and Borg Mcenroe), Luke Kempner (Spitting Image, Steph’s Packed Lunch, The Last Leg, Stand-up Sketch Show and The Imitation Game), Lorna Laidlaw (Doctors, Coronation Street, Getting It Straight and A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Jackie Lam (Strangers, All that Remains and Emma) Shri Patel (Rishi Sunak in This England, Emmerdale and Pennyworth), Jess Robinson (Spitting Image, The Last Leg, Stars in Their Ears, and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice and Britain’s Got Talent), Debra Stephenson (The Impressions Show, Dead Ringers, Rich Hall’s Election Breakdown, Newzoids, Coronation Street and Bad Girls) and Ronan Summers (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Krays: Code of Silence, Doctor Who and Episodes).

The talented ensemble who are be bringing the puppets to life on stage are: Antony Antunes, Rianna Ash, Katie Bradley, Emily Essery, Kaidan Dawkins, Bertie Harris, Pena Iiambo, Jackie Lam, Bright Ong, Will Palmer, Helen Parke, Rayo Patel, Tom Quinn, Richard Vorster and Faye Weerasinghe.

The TV show ran for 18 series and won numerous BAFTA and Emmy awards, with the show returning to ITV in three popular specials.

Idiots Assemble: Spitting Image The Musical runs from the 24 May through 26 August 2023 at the Phoenix Theatre on Charing Cross Road, London.

VIDEO: Spitting Image The Musical – “We Will Rule You”

Spitting Image Live – We Will Rule You

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📷 Main photo: Spitting Image The Musical at the Phoenix Theatre. Photo by Mark Senior

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