Punch and Judy


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a puppet show in which a comical little hunchbacked Punch, with a large nose, engages in altercation with his wife Judy.

See also: Punch

References in classic literature ?
I took an evening walk in Turin, and presently came across a little Punch and Judy show in one of the great squares.
She exaggerated the Punch and Judy aspect of life, and spoke of mankind as puppets, whom an invisible showman twitches into love and war.
He ground his teeth at the crying balloons; he cursed the moving pictures; and, though he would drink whenever asked, he scorned Punch and Judy, and was for licking the tintype men as they came.
That's The Way To Do It - Punch And Judy Through The Ages is the most recent feature to be installed in the Aberdeen Maritime Museum.
Wolverhampton's Bantock House is staging an exhibition of every Punch and Judy.
I'm trying my hand at becoming a Punch and Judy puppeteer - or a "Professor" as they are known - at a spot where generations of performers have delighted holidaymakers.
I'm trying my hand at becoming a Punch and Judy puppeteer -- or a "Professor" as they are known -- at a spot where generations of performers have delighted holidaymakers.
IBut back in 1949, a Punch and Judy show literally stopped people in the street.
LAURA PALMER, Houston, Texas, USA Soaps more violent than Mr Punch I HAVE watched Punch and Judy shows all my life at galas, fetes and at the seaside from Redcar to Weymouth, and have never seen a bad show yet.
A seaside resort has axed a Punch and Judy show over fears it trivialises domestic violence.
A PUNCH and Judy show has been dropped from a Barry Island summer weekender after concerns were raised that it trivialised domestic violence.