Punch and Judy show returns to Burnham-On-Sea beach
traditional seaside Punch and Judy show will be providing entertainment
to families on Burnham-On-Sea beach from this Easter following
an absence of several years.
Paul Wheeler has secured the concession to set up his traditional
seaside show during the tourist season.
show is the old-fashioned stripped canvas booth with all wooden
hand-crafted puppets performing a traditional show," Paul
"I am very excited to have gained the tender for Burnham
beach this year and can't wait to get stuck in."
has performed his traditional show on ITV1's This Morning
and on Channel 5's Paul Merton's Great Adventures and is
a full member of the Punch & Judy Fellowship and Equity.
has been performing on and off since he was aged seven and has
been fully employed in the role since 2005.
of his performances lasts around 25 minutes and spectators are
invited to make a minimum donation of £1. More details about
the shows are available here.
concessions at Burnham and Berrow are overseen by Sedgemoor District
Council. This year it has offered the concessions on a daily basis
to encourage more attractions to the beach, avoiding bad weather.