Part of the Dickens' Village Series from Department 56. Victorian England at the time of Charles Dickens was a center of culture for the world, where many traditions we celebrate today took shape.
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.
Brand: Department 56
Series: Dickens' Village
Issued: January 2014
Retired: December 2014
Material: Hand-crafted and hand-painted porcelain
Dimensions: 6.5" H x 4.41" W x 5.98" L