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How Old Is Mr.Punch?
Posted on November 25, 2007 by glyn
Looking ahead (way, way ahead). Well, it may be five years into the future for us mere mortals but for a 345 year old wooden star it's as near as tomorrow. Yes Mr. Punch is heading for his 350th 'Official' Birthday in 2012.

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Yours curiously.....crocs and sausages
Posted on November 23, 2007 by glyn
Just before this blog was launched the Worldwide Friends of P&J website had a query from a journalist who signed off 'Yours curiously'. If that's not a great title for an embryonic FAQ archive I don't know what is. The query was about the crocodile and the sausages. Read More »
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Introducing Punch and Judy
Posted on November 13, 2007 by glyn
Sometime last year I was asked to write an article about Punch and Judy for a Brazilian puppetry magazine. That was quite an interesting challenge because I know next to nothing about Brazilian culture and so interpreting a pretty unusual bit of English culture without many obvious shared concepts to help the explanation meant thinking a bit harder than usual about how to introduce Old Red Nose to a new audience. I thought that it might be worth a place online here as well.
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