On 26 February, Spitting Image will celebrate its 30 birthday. BBC Four will mark the occasion with a special episode of Arena which promises to tell the “vexed and frequently hilarious story” of the sketch show which ran for 21 series between 1984 and 1996 and marked a high point in British satire.
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Friday 10 February 1995
Film: Ticket to die for: The London Film Festival opens next week at the National Film Theatre. Ryan Gilbey selects 10 of the most interesting offerings . . .
Thursday 27 October 1994
Friday 21 October 1994
FILM / One hell of a laugh with Claude: Claude Chabrol made the 'second worst film ever'. One dud in 80 he can afford. As he tells Sheila Johnston
Thursday 20 October 1994
Saturday 01 October 1994
Sunday 25 September 1994
Sunday 21 August 1994
Wednesday 03 August 1994
FILM / Director's Cut: The film director Wim Wenders on Buster Keaton's tragicomic classic, The Cameraman
Friday 08 July 1994
Saturday 11 June 1994
Wednesday 01 June 1994
FILM / True confessions: Ryan Gilbey previews the Eighth London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival; plus free ticket offer
Friday 25 March 1994
Rewind: The ladykillers: Herbert Lom, the actor, recalls filming Ealing Studio's classic 1955 comedy
Friday 04 March 1994
Thursday 24 February 1994
Sunday 20 February 1994
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition