Tag Archives: The Big Grin 2012

‘We seek him here, we seek him there’ – Mr Punch is everywhere!

         A new exhibition at The Fishing Museum in Brighton – seaside entertainment and of course Mr Punch and interactive workshops thrown in! A great exhibition in Worthing Art Gallery too.. .        with Professor Glyn Edwards. … Continue reading

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Mr Punch off to Covent Garden for his 350th anniversary.

Oh how Mr Punch loves the Brighton to London train, so many sights to see! At last Victoria, “Wakey wakey Judy”. “You promised me a taxi Mr Punch,  they don’t make taxis this long,  its an underground train Mr Punch. … Continue reading

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Punch and Judy – a little bit of history – “That’s the way to do it!’

According to some authorities the character of Punch was the character of Pulcinella (the original Italian name for Punch) who was invented in Naples in or around 1600 by a comedian named Silvio Fiorillo.  This show would have been performed … Continue reading

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Mr Punch’s Wedding – a film for his anniversary year.

This year is Mr Punch’s 350th birthday, so many celebrations including  ‘The Big Grin’ in Covent Garden. Preparation. Booth,  Judy doll, thread, two controls, scissors, enthusiasm. Dialogue (prior to the event – not that of Mr Punch who was nowhere to … Continue reading

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