Plaque

Punch and Judy

Inscription

Near this spot Punch's Puppet Show was first performed in England and witnessed by Samuel Pepys 1662.

This notice was caused to be inscribed by The Society for Theatre Research and the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild 1962.

Site: Punch & Judy (1 memorial)

WC2, Covent Garden, St Paul's Church

This church, designed by Inigo Jones for Francis, 4th Earl of Bedford, was the first completely new church in London since the Reformation and the first wholly classical church in England. In accordance with economy and Bedford's Low Church leanings he instructed Jones to produce a church "not much better than a barn" to which Jones replied that the Earl should have "the handsomest barn in England".

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Punch and Judy

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Punch and Judy

Punch's Puppet Show was first performed in England and witnessed by Samuel Pe...

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Samuel Pepys

Diarist and Secretary of the Admiralty.  Born Salisbury Court, where his fath...

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