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: 01789 641595 or 07860 485578
Mel Harvey is a Punch Professor based in Wellesbourne near Warwick. He has been performing his traditional Victorian Punch and Judy Show for a number of years at fetes, parties,schools, cruise ships and Victorian Fairs.
As you will see from the photo Mel has lots of colourful hand carved puppets to choose from which he presents in his traditional red and white striped booth.
Children and their parents respond very well to Mel's show which uses the traditional 'Punch Voice'. Although based in the Midlands Mel travels all over the country not only doing shows but Mel also giving talks to schools and other organisations.
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).
Telephone: 01275 235033
Traditional Punch and Judy show full of fun and nostalgia for young and old alike. An ideal entertainment for a wide and varied range of events you may have planned.
I can tailor the performance to suit your audience. As seen on ITV This Morning and BBC1 Flog It alongside performing on the beach at Burnham-on-Sea Somerset. I can also provide other puppet shows. Please visit my website for further details.
I am fully insured and perform with a self contained PA System.
Professor James Gordon
Telephone: 01278 783561 or 07970 142249
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. His traditional Punch and Judy show follows, with all its much loved characters.
Experienced at performing for schools, caravan parks, hotels, nursing homes, fetes, festivals and private parties for children (birthdays, etc.)
Talks on the history and art of Punch and Judy to, for example, WI meetings.
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.