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Dan Bishop's Puppet Theatre
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01822 613957
Professor Dan Bishop has been a performer of traditional Punch & Judy shows for over 35 years. He has performed shows in many countries abroad and has wide experience of taking part in many international festivals.
Dan will consider any type of venue or event and he can perform in over 15 languages!

Martin Bridle
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Available for festivals only. Beach performer 11 years until 1992. Has performed all over the world, including a performance for the animators at Pixar, California. He has performed in the foyers of all the South Bank theatres. Also at Tate Britain.
The show is fast, funny and popular with all , with an eye on the future, respect for tradition, and each show very much in the present.

Squirty Wirty
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01582 762606
Professional Entertainer for your Birthday party, fete, fun day, Schools etc. Punch and Judy, also available Fun Comedy Magic, Balloon modelling, Games, Live Rabbit and dove, Comedy Car and more.

Clive Chandler
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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).

Les Clarke - Properpunch
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01484 843964
As full-time presenters of traditional Punch & Judy, we set the scene with our ever so impressive full-size booth, and then deliver a fast-paced, action-packed experience that thrills all age groups.
Over 20 years experience, and to be seen upholding the tradition at major agricultural shows, galas, fetes and numerous and varied other venues. No sausages will be harmed during the production.

Professor Robanti - Tony Clarke
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078 8416 5206
Prof. Robanti?s traditional Punch & Judy as performed by him for over 30 years. Prof. Robanti (Tony Clarke) has performed his show all over the UK and many countries in Europe at festivals, even got as far as China to spread the good word of Mr Punch.
The show ideal for all outside events, fetes, galas, carnivals and corporate gigs. I also perform comedy magic and do the whole party at your birthday, wedding or social club do etc - 2 hours of great entertainment.
You name it and Mr Punch can perform at it. Get in touch soon for your event.

Richard Coombs
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01283 792959
This is THE show to book for Public Fun Days & Events. Spectacular theatre and puppets and a fast moving show combining plenty of Punch tradition with an infectious mix of modern.
Everyone will be entertained from the youngest children right through to the adults (this is a show even teenagers will stop and watch) Staffordshire based, but available country-wide. Check website for more details.

Teddy Corden
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0115 958 1215
Teddy comes from a long line of Punch & Judy men and is the 3rd generation of his family to perform the show. He has given Punch & Judy shows in and around his home city of Nottingham for over 65 years.
Teddy's show is truly traditional and each year he attends countless events, many of which he has been attending for many years, one in particular, for the last 45 years!
Not only is Teddy a performer but he is also a well known maker of Punch & Judy puppets.

Chris Cullen
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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.

Professor Philips
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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.

Professor Davey Puppetree
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01297 443728
Puppet Fun for Everyone.  Share our puppet world! We are professional puppeteers with over 30 years of experience entertaining audiences from near and far employing all forms of puppetry.
We have the unique ability to produce a show for any themed event and are fully equipped for stage, street performances and festivals with varied routines to suit your requirements.

Clive and Lynn Denton
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023 8022 4621
Prof Clive and Lyn Denton's traditional Victorian Punch and Judy show. An authentic feature attraction that suits any venue. Two different shows, each around twenty minutes or one half-hour show.
"I can fully recommend Clive & Lyn's very traditional Punch & Judy show.  We have been lucky enough to have their shows at The Bourne Show for many years now.
The Denton's are reliable, professional and very very good. They have happily entertained many children in the Bourne Village and we hope they will continue to return in the future to keep up the good work." Kind Regards, Pat Wilkinson of The Bourne Show

Glyn Edwards
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01903 200364
I'm the Professor of the original world famous Brighton Punch and Judy show and the author of books teaching Punch and Judy skills. My parents were Brighton seafront entertainers in the 1930s and I've been a 'Prof' myself for for fifty years.
My wife Mary is a puppeteer and puppet-maker and our daughter Katey is a 'Prof' too. We're world-travelled performers who perform for public events, schools and museums rather than at children's parties.
We also still enjoy performing on beaches. You can see more about us - including video clips - on our website. We?re currently working with Punch & Judy as part of the Cultural Olympiad linked to the London 2012 games.

Professor Ken
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01624 824456
Having had a flare for entertaining since he appeared ?live? as a teenage magician on a BBC TV show back in the 1950?s, Ken Elworthy took up Punch & Judy.
For more than 25 years now, Ken has delighted children of all ages with his energetic performances of the traditional show.
He has been a full member of the Punch & Judy Fellowship since 1984 and for the past twenty years has been resident on the Isle of Man, where his show is immensely popular and where his performance of Punch & Judy was filmed for the action movie ?Stormbre

Geoff Felix
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020 8903 3869
Geoff Felix presents a traditional Punch and Judy show with all the well-known elements such as Punch, Judy, Baby, Crocodile, Clown and sausages so beloved by children.
He performs what he regards as the true show with its slapstick humour and the proper authentic voice for Punch.   The performance lasts about 25 minutes, and is fast moving with wooden hand carved figures.
Working mainly in the Greater London area, Geoff can travel further if needed.

Professor James Gordon
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01637 860370
Professor James, who is a full member of the Punch and Judy Fellowship, provides an excellent warm up performance of magic which includes audience participation. This is followed by his traditional Punch & Judy show with all its much-loved characters.
Experienced at performing for schools, caravan parks, hotels, nursing homes, fetes and festivals, private parties for children (birthdays etc). Talks on the history and art of Punch & Judy to W.I. meeting for example.

Myster Magic - Quintin Greatrex
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0121 777 8942
Professor Quintin Greatrex (Myster Magic) has been Entertaining Children in the West Midlands Area and beyond for over 35 years with Magic, Punch & Judy and Games at Family Parties and Punch & Judy at Fetes etc. ÿ
He was a Primary School Teacher for many years and now presents a 'Fun Lesson' to fit in with the National Curriculum topics "Seaside Puppets" and "Victorian Street Entertainment". ÿ
For Adults he presents Talks on "A History of Punch & Judy" and "A History of Conjuring", both with a Performance. ÿHe also entertains at Residential Care Homes with Magic and/or Punch & Judy.

Silisosige - Kevin Hargrave
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01208 850002
Traditional Punch and Judy shows tailored to suit your needs. Ideal for Schools, Nursery's, Parties, Fetes and Fundays. Can perform indoors or out. 15 years experience.

William Haslett
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028 9180 0859
A traditional knock-about Punch and Judy show, born of well over 40 years performing as a child and adult
Encouraged originally by Sam Corry, a famous Belfast entertainer (who is mentioned in George Speaight?s book on the history of the British Puppet Theatre) and latterly by my friends in the Punch & Judy Fellowship.

Professor Dave Hendy
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01271 378013
The Punch and Judy story is as popular today as it ever was. Have Dave Hendy perform at your event - it is guaranteed to produce laughter from young and old alike.
Dave has appeared at shopping centres, holiday camps, hotels, libraries, and festivals for over 20 years. ÿHis shows also include magic and balloon modelling. ÿIn addition he can provide walkabout entertainment.
Dave is CRB cleared and has public liability insurance. He is a member of Equity, The International Brotherhood of Magicians and, of course, The Punch and Judy Fellowship.

Terry Herbert
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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.

Prof Tom - Tom Herbert
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0151 648 6358
Traditional Punch & Judy show. Traditional characters. Traditional fun. Tailored to suit most ages and events.  Please get in touch for more details.

Dave Doughnut - Dave Leggett
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01953 600659
Dave Doughnut presents his fun filled Punch & Judy show enjoyed by children & adults alike using a traditional red and white striped professional booth and beautiful hand carved wooden puppets it makes a real feature at any event.
Book now for Fete's/Carnivals/Galas/Fun Days/Schools etc, in fact any type of occasion indoors or outside. Dave can also include Balloon Modelling, Magic shows and walkabout entertainment for your event.
Punch & Judy is also great for Birthday Parties with a mini Disco, Games & Prizes, Plate Spinning, Comedy Magic show, Balloon Modelling and a live Rabbit produced by Magic. Dave works all over East Anglia.

Shaun McCarty
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01942 271043
For over 10 years, Professor Shaun McCarty has been presenting the traditional Punch and Judy show that has entertained both young and old from ages one to a hundred and one.
The show has all of the characters of the original play, plus a few more. There are sixteen in all. Available for birthday parties, christenings, garden fetes, Bar Mitzvah?s and much more.

Professor Pete Milsom
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07702 873420
Professor Pete Milsom's traditional seaside Punch and Judy show encourages audience participation and lots of fun. It has also been featured on TV alongside John Nettles.
Taught by the late Prof. Guy Higgins who was Weymouth's resident Punch and Judy performer for 30 years, Pete emulates the standards set by Guy and performs a fun show with topical themes. Book with confidence for a great day of entertainment.

Professor Goodvibes
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01208 851723 or 079 7141 2371
Lords, Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, please book your seats for a tranche of our 21st year of traditionally splendid swazzling slapstick irreverence!
Fast and furious, madness and mayhem from the master of mis-rule and guardian of the royal sausages - old red-nose his self, the one and only Mr Punch! (wild raucous applause and raspberries etc etc) Thank you! Thank you!

Derek Peasley
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01902 744902
My show is fully self contained and suitable for most modern homes, halls outdoor venues. I have tried to carry on the family tradition of Punch and Judy shows, started so many years ago by my late father Eric Peasley, affectionately known as Ericko.
Often I talk at length on the history of the show, a presentation which has been very successful at a number of schools and other organisations.
Catering for audiences large or small, I have had a long experience of providing Entertainment for Children and feel quite comfortable with entertaining a wide range of age groups - everybody loves a Punch and Judy show!

Mrs Back to Front
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01322 288084
Mrs Back to Front is a fun Children's Entertainer - my show includes a wonderful Punch & Judy show - magic - songs - balloons - Titch the live rabbit - parachute games, games and dancing. ÿ
I can come along and perform for one hour or take over the whole party - making it stress-free and entertain for the two hours. If you want to have lots of fun at your child's party - call Mrs Back to Front and have a chat. Happy Partying!!!

Mark Poulton
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Have this genuine seaside Punch & Judy show at your venue or event direct from the beach! ÿ
Based in Paignton on the beautiful English Riviera this fun filled show for all the family is presented by one of England?s leading performers with over 23 years experience.
An uplifting mix of comedy, nostalgia, tradition and nonsense! Available for all events, large or small, near or far! ÿPresented to HM ÿThe Queen in 2009. ÿVictorian replica Punch & Judy show also available to hire. ÿ

Martin Scott-Price
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01253 826318
Blackpool's Premiere Punch & Judy Man. Martin has performed shows all over the country and has been featured in numerous television appearances with Mr Punch.
Together with Mr Punch, Martin can bring along a whole package of entertainment with bouncy castles, replica vehicles, swing boats and roller coasters. Martin performs traditional entertainment for today's modern audiences and makes your event unique.
You are always guaranteed first-class entertainment.

Professor Dan Slater
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078 1625 3409
Roll up, roll up. Professor Dan Slater?s Punch and Judy show will add magic to any event. Awarded most promising young professor in 2010 Dan has not stopped performing around the UK since.
This traditionally swazzled show will entertain audience?s young and old alike; remaining true to the traditional slapstick humour "That's the way to do it".  Also available for Balloon Modelling suitable for in between Punch and Judy shows.
I can also supply the two hour Birthday Party. The party starts with an explosive magic show and after the food we go straight into the party games. So hire Professor Dan Slater today!

John Styles
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020 8300 3579
A founder member of the Fellowship, John Styles retains the reputation as being one of the country's most famous 'Professors'.
He has over 50 years' experience performing in both the UK and overseas - including lectures & interviews, and 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

Robert Styles
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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.

Tom Suddes
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079 6089 7037
Traditional Punch & Judy show with Able Seaman ?Stormy? Lovegrove and Commander YAR YAR, adding a small nautical interest into the show.
Having taken this show to many foreign countries including Russia and Africa, we have also entertained Her Majesty the Queen Mother aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia. Public events to children?s parties, magic and Punch are offered for all to enjoy.

Jon Thursby
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01400 250072 or 077 4863 7870
My name is Mr Punch; I?ve known Jon for forty odd years ?Man & Boy?, he is a second generation Punch & Judy Man and has performed, with my good self, in many varied venues across Europe and the UK.
We bring our show to all ages, including a ?street show?, which we have performed for Lords & Lady?s at London?s Claridges to a 60th Birthday party and many other diverse venues in between.
So, if its ENTERTAINMENT you require give us a call, if Jon?s not around ask for me, I?m the good looking one with the biggest nose!

Professor Dumpling - Gary Trimby
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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.

Des Turner
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Des and Mavis Turner have been working with Punch for 30 years and Des has served on the Committee of the Punch & Judy Fellowship for 26 of them. Together they offer you an exciting, colourful, Victorian style traditional Punch & Judy show.
Their vast experience includes county shows, seaside promenades, shopping centres, festivals, steam railway and museum events, schools etc. The swazzle, which is used to give the unique squeaky voice of Punch, Des has swallowed five so far and lives!
Along with Mr Punch, Judy, the baby, clown, policeman and crocodile take part in this slick slapstick comedy, a pantomime in miniature, the perfect introduction to theatre for young children, a nostalgic memory for adults and great fun for all to watch.

Frank Welsh
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01676 532430
Traditional entertainment at its best! Prof. Welsh suits his shows to the sort of audiences he is entertaining. For the pre-schools there are no sticks, no baby-throwing, no hangman and a very tame crocodile.
More robust events - open air with lots of adults around - are much more traditional. As Prof. Welsh, Frank brought ?Ol? Red Nose? to holiday-makers on British beaches for several years.
Available for parties, schools, and outdoor events - fˆtes, carnivals, family days. AND Clown Franki, magic, balloon-modelling and talks.

Paul Wheeler
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075 1721 7022
Traditional Punch & Judy show full of fun and nostalgia for young and old alike ideal attraction for fetes, festivals, street fairs, children?s parties, schools & attractions, with a wide range of character's every show is a new experience.
I can tailor the performance to suit your audience. As seen on ITV 1 This Morning and Channel Five Paul Merton's Great Adventure's along side performing on Weston Super Mare Beaches' North Somerset and Torbay Beaches' South Devon.

David Wilde
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079 4124 5491
Something of a legend amongst Punch & Judy men and an authority on Mr Punch, David Wilde has a wealth of experience presenting Punch & Judy shows. He has worked on the beach, in London parks, at agricultural shows, village carnivals and school fun days.
Whether you need a single show or a series of shows throughout an event, Punch & Judy will be one highlight for many people - not only the children!
The traditional Punch & Judy show presented by Professor David Wilde is authentic and one of the best to be seen in Britain. David learned his craft on the London Streets around the famous Covent Garden.

Professor Gary Wilson
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077 9149 0701
Since winning the title of ?Britain?s Most Promising Young Professor? in 1999 Gary has performed at major events and puppet festivals all over the country. ÿ
His show is a familiar sight at the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare where he has been booked to perform on the beaches and in the parks for the last seven summer seasons.
Be it a small village fete or a large music festival Gary?s traditional show never fails to amaze, amuse and delight both adults and children alike. Gary is also a professional actor.

Professor John 'Chippy' Wood
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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.

Professor Dummy-Record
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01249 658247
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