Punch

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Punch and Judy characters: Punch - Judy - The Baby - The Clown - The Constable - The Hangman - The Devil - The Crocodile - The Doctor - The Forgotten Characters


Our Jolly and Remorseless Hero!

Through the course of the show, Punch will commit many a crime and get away with it every time, defeating secular authority such as The Constable and The Hangman and then going on to defeat The Devil.

There are numerous academics' works on Punch as a character and his symbolism, some accepted by the Professor community and some mocked for over-reading. Punch remains as vibrant and alive as when Pepys first saw him in 1662 and appears to be going nowhere.

Puppets in our collection