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Author:
George Speaight
ISBN13:
978-0289797853
ISBN:
0289797853
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Littlehampton Book Services Ltd; Revised edition (June 15, 1970)
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Performing Arts
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George Speaight was fascinated from his boyhood by toy theatres after his father bought him one from Benjamin .

George Speaight was fascinated from his boyhood by toy theatres after his father bought him one from Benjamin Pollock's Toy Shop in Hoxton, and in the 1930s he professionally took up puppetry. He became known for his puppet show performances at the Bumpus bookstore in Oxford Street where he worked from 1932, when his father's bankruptcy denied him a university place

A History of Punch & Judy. The V&A holds the George Speaight Archive – one of the world's greatest resources on the history and development of Punch and Judy.

A History of Punch & Judy. Punch and Judy is the traditional puppet show featuring Mr. Punch and his wife Judy. Find out more about this archive.

Punch and Judy : A History.

This was elaborated by George Speaight in his Punch & Judy: A History (1970) . Punch and Judy: A Short History with the Original Dialogue by John Payne Collier, illustrated by George Cruikshank (1929, 2006) Dover Books.

This was elaborated by George Speaight in his Punch & Judy: A History (1970), who explained that the plotline "is like a story compiled in a parlour game of Consequences. the show should, indeed, not be regarded as a story at all but a succession of encounters. The most recent academic work, Punch & Judy: History, Tradition and Meaning by Robert Leach (1985), makes it clear that "the story is a conceptual entity, not a set text: the means of telling it, therefore, are always variable.

Punch & Judy, a history. History, Punch and Judy, Puppet theater. There's no description for this book yet. Published 1970 by Studio Vista in London.

This short history of the Punch and Judy puppet play is a fascinating entry into the world of historical and traditional theater. I have no background in theater or puppetry, yet I found this book to be immensely interesting and read it straight through

This short history of the Punch and Judy puppet play is a fascinating entry into the world of historical and traditional theater. I have no background in theater or puppetry, yet I found this book to be immensely interesting and read it straight through. After reading it, I immediately wished I could see a Punch and Judy show, and, if that was not possible, to put together a puppet theater and perform the show myself for my friends and neighbors. Anyone interested in theater history, puppet history, puppet plays, or the origin of Punch and Judy will find this book well worth reading.

Punch & Judy: A history. ISBN 10: 0289797853 ISBN 13: 9780289797853. Publisher: Studio Vista, 1970.

Four of his books are major works in the subjects of Punch and Judy, a History (1970), The History of the . In 1962 George Speaight initiated the celebrations to mark the tercentenary of the first known appearance of Punch in England, as recorded by Samuel Pepys.

Four of his books are major works in the subjects of Punch and Judy, a History (1970), The History of the English Puppet Theatre (1955), Juvenile Drama (1946, reprinted in 1969 as The History of the English Puppet Theatre), and A History of the Circus (1980).

Braggart and bully, the immortal Punch has delighted audiences for centuries. On street corners and at country fairs, crowds of English children cheer for this paragon of unrepentant wickedness, shouting encouragement and applauding his gleeful buffoonery. Punch struts and boasts, cracking jokes and heads, while the casualties mount: Judy, his shrieking wife; the interfering policeman; the hoodwinked hangman; and the devil himself, beaten to death.