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Department 56 Dickens' Village Punch and Judy Theatre #4036511.
Popular since the 1700's Punch & Judy puppet shows are iconic English entertainment. Punch and Judy headline the cast of characters that include the crocodile. Punch & Judy has its roots in 16th century Italy but was soon popular as a street amusement all over Europe and was a mainstay of Victorian street theatre. In any given show there were somewhere between eight and seventeen characters retelling a series of stories which were always followed by peals of laughter. The adventures of Punch & Judy remain popular in England today.
Punch & Judy Theatre lit building includes light cord and bulb. Uses replacement bulb #56.99244 and replacement cord #56.99028.
Coordinates with item #4036519 "Saturdays With Punch & Judy" and #4036522 "Holiday Adventure" accessory figurines.