The Brighton Punch and Judy Show


Ever changing with the times and ever popular, Mr. Punch has been part of Brighton’s entertainment scene since before the railways came.

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It was Brighton beach that helped create the Punch & Judy tradition as we know it today.

The current Brighton beach ‘Professor’ is Glyn Edwards who presents the show with his family and occasional guest performers.

Glyn – whose parents were 1930s Brighton seafront entertainers in the famous Jack Sheppard’s Concert Party – has been a Punch & Judy showman for over fifty years. His daughter Katey now follows in his footsteps and his wife Mary is herself a celebrated puppeteer.


Past Brighton performers have included noted ‘character’ Mike (Sgnt.) Stone, Tom Kemp, Clown Smokey and John Philip Carcass who performed for Queen Victoria at Osborne House.

They are remembered in a Punch and Judy display in the Fishing Museum.

Meanwhile Mr. Punch continues to cut a caper and is once again pleased to put before the public details of his current Brighton season.

Seafront Season 2014

Punch & Judy

Shows at 12 noon and 2 pm on Sundays June 15 & 22.

Punch & Judy's
Inside Out Special

12 noon and 2 pm
Sundays: July 6, 13, 20, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Wednesdays: July 30, Aug 6, 13, 20, 27
Plus bank Holiday Monday Aug 25

See Punch & Judy outside the Fishing Museum then GO EXTRA with Mr. Punch's Fishing Quarter Treasure Hunt followed by more puppet antics inside with Dog Toby's Tailpiece.
(All held indoors If the weather’s poor)

Fifty minutes of proper family fun for a fiver.

Phone bookings and enquiries:
01903 200 364 or email 
Or book online

Pop up performances

We'll post updates about any other seafront performances (depending on weather and availability) on Facebook and Twitter

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Fishing Museum
Brighton Fishing Museum
Brighton’s history & heritage
Fishing Quarter Gallery
Fishing Quarter Gallery
Showcase for art & photography
Punch and Judy Brighton Beach
Punch and Judy Show
The original world famous Brighton Punch and Judy Show
Brighton Fisherman’s Society
Brighton Fisherman’s Society
Heart of Brighton’s Fishing Industry
Fishing Quarter Workshop
Fishing Quarter Workshop
Restoration & maintenance
Sea Haze
Sea Haze
Locally caught fish & shellfish
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Seafront Image
Photography of Brighton seafront
Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar
Brighton Shellfish & Oyster Bar
Fresh oysters and shellfish
Jack & Linda Mills Traditional Fish Smokers
Jack & Linda Mills Traditional
Fish Smokers
Traditional smoked fish
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Alex Briault
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