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Punch & Judy
Puppeteers
Ventriloquists
Puppets

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Puppets, Ventriloquists, etc.

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Punch & Judy

Original name of Mr. Punch's wife Judy Click to show or hide the answer
Punch & Judy's dog Click to show or hide the answer
Hangman in Punch & Judy Click to show or hide the answer
Title traditionally adopted by Punch & Judy operators Click to show or hide the answer

Puppeteers

Unless otherwise stated or implied, the question in this category is "Who is (or was) associated with ... ?"

Spit the Dog Click to show or hide the answer
Wore an ostrich costume called Oswald (Crackerjack, 1970s) Click to show or hide the answer
Sooty, Sweep, etc. (later succeeded by his son Matthew) Click to show or hide the answer
Introduced George, Zippy and Bungle in Rainbow (most famously) Click to show or hide the answer
Creator of the Muppets Click to show or hide the answer
Emu Click to show or hide the answer
Lambchop Click to show or hide the answer
Introduced Muffin the Mule Click to show or hide the answer
First introduced Basil Brush (on his magic / light entertainment show) Click to show or hide the answer

Ventriloquists

Q: Which ventriloquist is associated with ... A:
Lord Charles, Tich and Quackers Click to show or hide the answer
Archie Andrews Click to show or hide the answer
Nookie Bear Click to show or hide the answer
Lenny the Lion Click to show or hide the answer
Orville the Duck, Cuddles the Monkey ("I hate that duck!") Click to show or hide the answer

Popular radio comedian (1900–82), performed a comedy ventriloquist act Click to show or hide the answer

Puppets

David Nixon, Derek Fowlds, Rodney Bewes: all appeared with; Ivan Owen (d. 2000) was the voice of Click to show or hide the answer
Puppet companion of Andy Crane and Andi Peters in the Children's BBC "Broom Cupboard", 1988-93: famous for his green "mohawk" hairstyle Click to show or hide the answer
Created by Czech immigrants Jan and Vlasta Dalibor; first appeared on BBC TV 1957; made their fifth appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, together with The Beatles and Morecambe & Wise, Feb 1964; theme song We Belong Together; wore red and blue respectively, but to help viewers tell them apart on black and white TV, the latter sometimes wore a hat Click to show or hide the answer
Introduced on ailing TV-am, shortly after its launch (1983); credited with saving it from bankruptcy; lives in the "Ratcave", underneath King's Cross station Click to show or hide the answer
Italian mouse puppet (1960s), popularised in the USA on the Ed Sullivan Show; also appeared in the UK on the Pinky & Perky show Click to show or hide the answer
Puppet squirrel, introduced in 1953 to teach road safety to children in the UK – inspired a club that had over 2 million members at its peak in the 1980s Click to show or hide the answer

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