Codman's Punch & Judy :: Shared Description

Codman's Punch & Judy was started in Llandudno in 1860 by Richard Codman, a travelling showman who was stranded in Llandudno after his horse died. He gathered driftwood from the beach and hand carved the Punch & Judy puppets and the proscenium which you still see here today. In 1864 he gained approval from Lord Mostyn to perform on Llandudno promenade. The show, now in the care of the 5th generation of the Codman family, has performed every summer for over 150 years.

Richard 1860 -1908
Herbert 1909 - 1960
John 1961 -1980
Jackie & Morris 1981 - 2011
Jason 2011 - present day

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by Gerald England
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11 images use this description:

SH7882 : Professor Codmans Wooden Headed Follies by Richard Hoare
SH7882 : Professor Codman's Wooden Headed Follies by Eric Jones
SH7882 : Punch & Judy on the Promenade by Gerald England
SH7882 : The crowd is entertained by Punch and Judy by Richard Hoare
SH7882 : Mr Punch meets the hangman by Gerald England
SH7882 : Codman's Punch & Judy by Gerald England
SH7882 : ''That's the way to do it'' by Richard Hoare
SH7882 : Young and old watch Punch and Judy by Richard Hoare
SH7882 : Codman's Punch & Judy by Gerald England
SH7882 : Professor Codman's Punch and Judy Show on the Promenade by Eric Jones
SH7882 : The north-western end of the Promenade by Eric Jones

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Created: Thu, 4 Jun 2015, Updated: Sat, 17 Aug 2019

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