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this edition of framework:afield, entitled london punch, has been produced in the uk by regular contribution keith de mendonca. producer’s notes:
“Punch & Judy” is a traditional English puppet show that celebrates its birth date on May 9 1662, when Samuel Pepys noted in his diary watching puppets perform in Covent garden.
Over time, Punch & Judy incorporated many famous living characters into the plot – people who lived and died within my local area in London: Samuel Pepys, Joseph Grimaldi the clown, and Jack Ketch the executioner.Read more