This page hosts a miscellany of short items of interest from various sources.
Profs as Pleased As Punch
Punch 'Professors' Fred Tickner, Bryan Clarke, Bob Wade, Joe Beeby and Ken Ellis were interviewed on Broadstairs beach during the making of 'As Pleased as Punch' : a documentary celebrating Mr. Punch's 325th 'birthday' in 1987.
The Big Grin Collection Extract
The Big Grin Collection is a triple DVD of material shot in connection with the UK's nationwide celebrations of Mr. Punch's 350th 'birthday' in 2012. This extract is a montage from one of the films. It intercuts footage from the 300th, 325th and 350th birthday events each taking place at Mr. Punch's 'birthplace' in London's Covent Garden.
Uncle Charlie Speller in Littlehampton
One of a series of short films about Punch and Judy personalities combining oral histories with local archive material. The films were originally intended for showing in local museums with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Percy Press Snr and Hastings
Percy Press Snr and Hastings Another in the series of short films about Punch & Judy personalities originally intended for showing in local museums with help from the Heriitage Lottery Fund.