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 271181 or 07708 613755
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: 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: 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.
Telephone: 01902 744902
My fully self contained traditional Punch and Judy Show is suitable for most modern homes, halls and outdoor venues. I can cater for audiences both large and small, and for all ages, as they say 'Everybody Loves a Punch and Judy Show'......!
I have carried on the family tradition of presenting the Punch and Judy Show and Magic, started many years ago by my late father and mother, Eric Peasley and Rose Peasley, affectionately know as 'Ericko' and 'Rosa'..
I am often asked to talk at length on the history of the Punch and Judy Show, and this has proved to be very popular at schools and other organisations.
Telephone: 0121 556 8590 or 07789 460640
A fast paced, action packed show, with lots of Audience participation. 'THAT'S THE WAY TO DO IT'.
Children of all ages love the timeless antics of a Punch and Judy show. Thrilling audiences from 4 years to 104 for over 350 years.
Ron regularly performs at Birthday Parties, Fetes, Schools, Shopping Malls, Carnivals. Has 10 million PLI with British Actors Equity.