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My Experience

Since watching Professor Higgins’ Punch and Judy show on Weymouth beach as a small child, I was hooked! I have been performing the show ever since I can remember, giving my first public performance at the age of eight. In 1999 I was awarded the title of ‘Britain’s Most Promising Young Professor’. In 2007 I was elected a member of the prestigious Punch and Judy College of Professors, the organisation for the country’s leading performers. I am also a full member of The Punch and Judy Fellowship, Puppeteers UK and Equity.

Over the last fifteen years or so, I have performed at all manner of events across the country, from the Channel Islands to Morecambe Bay. I have had the pleasure of performing at venues such as the Millennium Dome, Chelsea Physic Garden and at numerous puppet festivals in London’s Covent Garden. I have performed at various attractions and resorts in the South West, including the seaside town of Weston-super- Mare, where I was booked to entertain the holiday makers for seven summer seasons. Clients have included; 02, The National Trust and BMW as well as various town and city councils with many rebooking year after year.

I am also a professional, trained actor. As an actor I have performed in London’s West End and toured extensively to number one theatres throughout the UK and abroad. Click here for my acting CV.

Punch and Prof Gary Wilson

"We had so many positive comments and it was great to see how mesmerised the children and their parents were.”