PERCY PRESS, father of the late Percy Press and of Leslie Press, was Punch Professor at the seaside resort of Hastings, and at Madam Tussauds in London. His show was fast, topical and funny. He was certainly one of Britain's greatest Punchmen.

Mr Punch says Click the small pictures to see an enlarged version.

Percy Press chats with the incorrigible one
and his unfortunate Judy "off stage".

Behind the scenes with Percy
in his "fit-up"

The old scoundrel cheats the gallows
and hangs the Beadle, who too
trustingly showed Punch exactly how it was done.

"Soosumjums for tea - goody-goody-GOODY" says Punch.
So thinks the crocodile as well.


"Take that! TAKE THAT!"
Punch learns to his horror what is like
to be on the wrong end of the "slapstick".

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