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Membership Status
 A ‘Full Member’ is a performer whose show has been carefully assessed and is considered by the committee of the Punch and Judy Fellowship to be providing a performance that offers ‘a basic level of proficiency’ or above.
Assessment criteria include the ability to speak with the authentic voice of Mr Punch (the swazzle), overall appearance and entertainment value.
The information in this directory is to assist you. The Punch and Judy Fellowship does not accept any responsibility for the work of artists and suggests that you take up references before entering into any contract.

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Professor Dill
Telephone: 07742 492537
Professor Dill's Punch and Judy Shows for any occasion.  Outdoor, indoor or even in your front room. The  puppet show all the kids love - traditional comedy and audience participation at it's finest.  A riot of fun for the whole family.
Special show for children's parties.  A magic show is performed before Punch and Judy.  Suitable for children of any age, and fully amplified.  A fabulous array of balloon animals can also be made for every child to take home.  A complete party service.
So for fun-days, festivals, fairs, weddings, christenings or birthday parties call Professor Dill's travelling Punch and Judy Show.  For more information on  school presentations and a video visit the website and drop me a line to book a show now!

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John Styles
Telephone: 020 8300 3579
A founder member of the Fellowship, John Styles retains the reputation as one of the country's most famous 'Professors'.  He has over 50 years' experience performing in the UK and overseas, including lectures, interviews, stage, film & TV appearances.
He was awarded an MBE in recognition of his work with Mr Punch in 2003.  John has been a lifetime collector of puppets, booths & associated memorabilia and as a result is regularly consulted to advise on film, TV & radio productions.
John is equally comfortable entertaining children or adults, whether it be small occasions or large events.  He can also provide magic, ventriloquism & balloons if required.

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Professor Philips
Telephone: 01953 600377
Professor Philips' Punch & Judy, the show which has been seen at many seaside resorts and Gala Fetes and puppet festivals throughout the country.
Also a favourite at children’s parties and can cater for the full party with the addition of a magic show and balloon modelling with plenty of games if required. I have many years of performing the show.
In 1988 I won the title of best supporting character voices in the most promising young professor awards. Philip also specialises in a wide variety of marionette productions for more information look at my website.

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Glyn Edwards
Telephone: 01273 308174
Prof. Glyn Edwards is Brighton's Punch and Judy Man - a world travelled 'Prof' who with his family now operates The Original World Famous Brighton Punch and Judy Show on the iconic tourist seafront. You can see video of the show on his website.
Described once as a 'Punch & Judy Rock Star', Glyn has over 50 years experience writing about, broadcasting about and performing with the irrepressible Mr. Punch. His wife Mary is a well known puppet maker and their daughter Katey is also a 'Prof'.
Based at Brighton Fishing Museum Glyn and his family also run Punch & Judy education sessions for visiting schools. You can also hire the show - plus supporting fun - for private events or anywhere else Mr. Punch wants to go.

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Mr Punch and Judy
Telephone: 07779 972571
The traditional Mr Punch and Judy Show available for schools, fetes, shows, parties, TV, film and more.  Professionally performed by Benjamin Hasker using the finest hand carved puppets housed within a beautifully decorated booth.
An action packed story line that has the children and adults laughing from start to finish!  Magic, juggling and balloon modelling can be performed to create a longer show.  For schools, I offer a history talk along with the full show.
For further information, pictures and videos of the show, please visit my web site.

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Robert Styles
Telephone: 079 5078 4511
Proud to be following in his father's footsteps, Robert is a second-generation Punch & Judy man who has been entertaining audiences in London & the South East for over 30 years.
In addition, he has provided P&J sequences for film & TV and attended international puppet festivals in France, Austria, Germany, Spain and Japan.
A traditional, vibrant & colourful presentation packed with authentic ingredients, fully self-contained and suitable for all occasions. All enquiries & distances considered. Flexible prices according to requirements.

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Professor John 'Chippy' Wood
Telephone: 020 8669 9685
I perform a traditional Punch & Judy show and use a Swazzle and have all the usual puppets, boxers, long neck, Hector the Horse, sausage machine plus plate spinning.
I make better than average balloons and can also provide magic shows for children as well as close-up magic for both children and adults. I have many years of experience performing shows all over the country.

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Professor Imperius
From the beach, through fields and festivals all the way into the House of Commons, Parliament, Punch and I have travelled far and wide.
Distinctive and memorable, my show is geared for ALL the family with theatre booths to suit all occasions.
Please visit my website for contact details.

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Terry Herbert
Telephone: 01474 852644
Terry Herbert has been a Punch & Judy man for over 50 years and has presented Old Red Nose at such diverse venues at the House of Commons, an Ice Rink and a Nudist Camp!
Terry is also a well known Children's Entertainer with his very special Magic show that is full of fun, laughter and excitement that he has performed all over the world including the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and America.

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Professor Count Backwards
Telephone: 01202 949103 or 07957 214314
Simply the world's most famous puppet show - 'oh yes it is!'  This fantastic Punch & Judy show is full of laughs, surprises and plenty of shouting out. Prepare for a riotous adventure with Mr Punch and friends. So watch out everyone, he’s behind you!
With thousands of performances in every possible situation there's almost nothing Count Backwards and his trusted puppet friends can't handle. There's a fully self contained sound system, a beautiful wooden painted booth and a fabulous set of puppets.
Appeals to all types of audiences, Dorset based but available country wide. Every event and occasion catered for.

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