Judy & Punch

Foulkes is bold and playful in her choices... Basically, she's a natural when it comes to unpacking a punch.


Judy & Punch

In the anarchic town of Seaside, nowhere near the sea, puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy’s superior puppeteering, but Punch’s driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead to an inevitable tragedy that Judy must avenge.

In a visceral and dynamic live-action reinterpretation of the famous 17th century puppet show, writer director Mirrah Foulkes turns the traditional story of Punch and Judy on its head and brings to life a fierce, darkly comic and epic female-driven revenge story, starring Mia Wasikowska and Damon Herriman.
Charlotte O'Sullivan, London Evening Standard

Mia Wasikowska is fiercely loveable in a one-of-a-kind origin story that shouldn’t be watched by the squeamish.

It deals with toxic male aggression — specifically deconstructing the appeal of Punch and Judy shows — and could hardly be more relevant. Peter and Lois Griffin, from TV’s Family Guy, are ...

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