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.
Telephone: 01933 665277
Chris has been performing Punch & Judy for over 25 years and his central location means he is in demand all over the UK. With colourful booth standing over 8 feet tall, authentic Mr Punch voice and familiar characters such as policeman, crocodile etc.
The show mixes routines audiences expect, plus a few surprises to create a traditional yet original performance. As well as attending outdoor events and birthday parties etc., Chris is in demand at Primary Schools with his unique Punch & Judy workshop.
Telephone: 0121 441 5694
Clive Chandler is a full time puppeteer based in Birmingham. He has been performing Punch and Judy for more than twenty years. He presents the age-old drama in the context of the modern day, with wit and whimsy.
Clive demonstrates the strength of a living tradition that stretches back more than 300 years. Clive specialises in main events, (if you a looking for children's party entertainment others are likely to be more affordable and more available).
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.
Professor Dumpling - Gary Trimby
Telephone: 07762 286825
Gary Trimby (Professor Dumpling) A long time enthusiast and Committee Member of the Punch & Judy Fellowship working under the name of Professor Dumpling.
Gary does educational workshops for schools; comprising of a talk on the history of Punch & Judy and a show. Gary entertains with traditional shows involving all the well known characters. Gary performs at local fetes, carnivals and children's parties.
He also offers talks and shows for Residential & Nursing homes: working with the Activities Co-ordinators to develop events to meet the specific needs of elderly residents, combining reminiscence with the visual spectacle of the puppets and booth.
Telephone: 07761 979245 or 07423 114302
Professor Cat's traditional Punch and Judy show is full of action and laugh out loud fun for all the family. Shows are approximately 25 minutes long and can be accompanied by balloon modelling, magic, face painting and games.
For Schools Cat offers the authentic show plus a child friendly talk on the history of Punch and Judy as well as templates for making your own miniature Punch and Judy booth!
Cat has appeared at many reputable events including work with Fortnum and Masons, the BBC and the Globe Theatre in London.
Telephone: 01582 762606
Professional entertainer for your birthday party, fete, fun day, school and a host of other events and locations
Punch and Judy, but also available fun comedy magic, balloon modelling and games. See my live rabbit and dove and my comedy car.
Professor Peter Dann
Telephone: 01249 658247
Punch and Judy fun for audiences of all ages by Professor Peter Dann, keeping Mr Punch true to his tradition and in keeping with his times.
A show in the Punch and Judy tradition with Mr Punch (the star of the show), Judy, the baby, the policeman, Joey the Clown, the crocodile and the devil. Add Mr Punch's slapstick, Joey the Clown's sausages and sausage machine to complete the fun.
Available for, but not limited to, parties, private functions, wedding receptions, fetes, festivals, schools, attractions, care homes and corporate events. Talks on the history and development of Punch and Judy.
Telephone: 0118 9264838 or 07762 458077
Mister Chris has been a professional puppeteer for 40 years entertaining children with Punch & Judy.
He presents the traditional story, puppets, and booth. Please do contact me so I can tell you about the different shows I offer.
He presents his shows at schools, nurseries, shopping malls, fetes and all sorts of parties such as weddings and birthdays, etc. He can also offer other puppet shows, comedy ventriloquism, balloon modelling, children's magic and games.
Telephone: Freephone 0800-118-2958
Tricky Micky’s entertaining show loved by children & adults. For outdoor events the set-up is an attractive focal point and Tricky Micky performs 20-30mins. shows at your event and can also perform different Punch & Judy stories.
Events that Tricky Micky covers: Fetes, Fundays, Corporate Functions, Hotels, Schools, Nurseries, Birthday Parties, Christmas Events, Shopping & Garden Centres, Pubs, Social Clubs, Playschemes.
Tricky Micky is now based in Gloucestershire, but regularly travels up to 100 miles radius to cover the surrounding areas. A modern, professional, reliable children’s entertainer. Public Liability insured. Self contained (battery) PA amplification.
Telephone: 07767 304487
Professor Diamond’s Punch and Judy show is high on audience participation with children of all ages encouraged to shout out, join in and have fun!
All the cast are beautiful hand carved wooden puppets with the show played out in a bright and vibrant traditional booth. Just as you remember!
Ideal for a range of events from village fetes, carnivals, galas, in town summer beaches through to birthday parties and playgroups. Mr. & Mrs. Punch, crocodile and all the cast meet the children after the show for photographs and to give out stickers.
Wacky the Wizard
Telephone: 07743 494290
Wacky the Wizard has been a professional Children’s Entertainer, Magician and Punch and Judy Professor for more than thirty years and brings a wealth of experience to his award winning shows.
Presenting a Traditional Punch and Judy Show with all your favourite characters, Punch, Judy, Joey the Clown and the Crocodile. This is the ideal entertainment for Private Parties, County Fairs, Fetes, Galas and all outdoor events.
The show is presented in the authentic style with accompanying Fairground Music. Different shows are available to suit different events. Punch and Judy plays for 20 - 30 minutes and can be presented as part of the 'Wizard' show or as a separate event.