Mr Punch Says That's The Way To Do It

Actor Martin Reeve takes up his swozzle and slapstick to explores the history and tenacious survival of the Punch and Judy show.

He talks to professors, fans and historians about how a glove puppet with attitude has managed to make his mark on popular culture for more than 250 years.

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Actor Martin Reeve takes up his swozzle and slapstick to explores the history and tenacious survival of the Punch and Judy show.

He talks to professors, fans and historians about how a glove puppet with attitude has managed to make his mark on popular culture for more than 250 years.