- Amazing & Fun Ventriloquist and Storyteller
- Fun Dancing-Singing Marionettes Puppeteer
- Award-Winning Fun FairyTales Story-Poet
- Comedy-Love Performance Poet For Adults
- Award-Winning Songwriter & Composer 
For More Info & Bookings - Please Contact

Miss Merlynda ...

  • Amazing & Fun Ventriloquist & Story-Teller - For All Ages!

  • Fun Dancing & Singing Marionettes Acts - For All Ages!

  • Award-Winning Fun FairyTales Story-Poet - For All Ages!

  • Comedy & Romantic Performance Poet For Grown-Ups!

  • Award-Winning Songwriter & Keyboard Music Composer!

For Fairs - Festivals - Special Public Events - Private Events

After-Dinner - Weddings - Celebrations - TV/Film


Plus: A Summary Of Information About Merlynda IncludingA Few Reviews - Biography - Awards  Performances - Publications - AND MORE!

Miss Merlynda

Amazing - Delightful - Enchanting - Mesmerizing - Fun - Award-Winning 

Ventriloquist & Story-Teller - For All Ages! - At All Events!

- PLUS! -

Fun - Astonishing - Unique - Dancing & Singing Marionettes Puppetry!

- For All Ages! - At All Events!

- PLUS! -

Miss Merlynda's Hilarious & Romantic 'Mr Punch & Miss Judy' Puppet Shows!

All Entertainments Are Available For Public - Private - Corporate - Events and Festivals - TV/Film

"Miss Merlynda is a mesmerizing - astonishing - fun - mind-boggling - delightful - enchanting - and - charming - professional and award-winning - Ventriloquist and Story-Teller (aka 'Merlynda Jelly-Jaws') - an astonishing and unique Dancing & Singing Marionettes Puppeteer - and - a hilarious and wonderfully anarchically romantic 'Punch & Judy Puppet Shows' Entertainer - For All Events and For All Ages!"  
  "Miss Merlynda is also a multi Award-Winning Ambient, Ballet and Dance Keyboard and Piano Music Composer - and Selections of her beautiful - evocative - toe-tapping - and jazzy - Keyboard and Piano Music accompanies her charming and vintage Ventriloquist Dolls - (who'll sing their hearts out to entertain you!) - and - her astonishing and amazingly cute Dancing and Singing Marionettes Puppetry Acts - (full of dance-along infectious vim and contagiously energetic vigor!) - at Corporate - Private and Public Events - and - at Music, Ballet and Dance Festivals". 
"Miss Merlynda is also a multi Award-Winning Humorous, Novelty and Romantic Songwriter for all ages - and she Performs Selections of her enchantingly romantic - delightfully comical - and wittily  humorous - Novelty Songs - as both 'Ventriloquist-Story-Teller' - and - as 'Singing and Dancing Marionettes Puppeteer'.  Miss Merlynda performs her enchantingly charming Ventriloquist and Marionettes Puppetry Live at Private and Corporate Events and at Seasonal - Music - Puppetry - and - Literary Festivals!"
"Fantastic! - and - Mind-Boggling! - Live Ventriloquist and Story-Teller - and - Dancing and Singing Marionettes Puppeteer - and - Punch & Judy Shows Puppeteer - 'Miss Merlynda' - is The Perfect All-Round Live Ventriloquist and Story-Telling Puppetry Entertainer.  Her mesmerizing and utterly engagingly cute Puppetry and Story-Telling skills are Superb! - And - Are Suitable For All Ages!"
For More Information - and - To Book For Your Event - Please Contact directly via the 'Contact' Page.  Thank You.

Just A Few Reviews ...

“Merlynda WOWED The Audience! - Everyone Enjoyed A VERY Entertaining Afternoon."
"We Were Swept Away With Merlynda’s Enthusiasm And High Drama, Which Brought Her Beautifully Crafted Stories To Life!”
"We could of not asked for it to go any better! I had LOTS of people speak to me after saying how many people ENJOYED IT VERY MUCH!"
"We were VERY IMPRESSED with the turnout - and have had people ask us if we can make this a yearly thing - which we are hoping to!"

"So ADORABLE!" - and - A JOY!"

Please SCROLL DOWN for Examples of:

Merlynda's Romantic Poetry Readings - Love Songs & Ballads - Ambient Music - 

- plus - Biography - Poetry Awards - Songs & Music Awards - Performances

- plus - a Selection of FairyTale and Verse-Fable Booklets ...

OR - For Merlynda's Comedy Poetry Videos - Please Click On 'Comedy' Page ...

LK 'Merlynda' Robinson

B I O G R A P H Y - A W A R D S - P E R F OR M A N C E S - F E S T I V A L S - P U B L I C A T I O N S

Hello - My pen-name is: 'Merlynda’ (aka: LK ‘Merlynda’ Robinson) and I’m a Licentiate of The London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LLAM and ALAM of LAMDA) - with 4 Honours Medals in Speech/Acting - a multi Award-winning and much-published Romantic Love Poet - Romantic Nature Poet - and - Romantic Place Poet - an Award-winning and much-published FairyTales and Verse Fables Children's Poet (aka: 'Merlynda Jelly Jaws') - an Award-winning and much-published Romantic Love Songs 'Speak-Singer' and Songwriter - and - an Award-winning and much-published Keyboards Musician and Composer.

I am the Winner of The Golden Grove/Forward Poetry Prize, Prize-Winner of The PIM Poetry Award, Finalist of The National Poetry Rivals Slam, Highly-Commended Poet of The Portico Poetry Prize and The Serendipity Poetry Award, among others, and my poems are published in 49 Poetry Anthologies, as 16 Solo Poetry Collections and as 3 Audio Poetry Books (CDs), to date.

Over 100 of my Songs, Song Lyrics and Piano/Keyboard Instrumental Compositions for Romantic Ballet and Dance are also published. 

I was appointed BBC Radio’s ‘Poetry Expert’ for their ‘Functional Poetry Challenge Initiative’- and have frequently performed and broadcast my poetry live on:

BBC Radio Solent, BBC 3 Counties, BBC Southern Counties, on Delta FM - and Radio Lion. 

My live Romantic Poetry Readings - together a little live ventriloquism which I include in my Poetry and Songs Recitals - which were broadcast live on Radio Lion were also recorded live and are now frequently re-broadcast.

I’ve performed Selections of my Award-winning Romantic Love Poems and Award-winning Romantic Love Songs - and selections of my Award-winning Poems and Songs For Children (together with a little  ventriloquism and puppetry) - at a variety of Public Events - and - Poetry Festivals - Literary Festivals - and - Music Festivals - including:

The Festival of Chichester, West Sussex

The Havant Literary Festival, Hampshire

  • as Performance Poet & Support Act to BBC TV’s Mike Harding

The Beer & Oyster Festival, Hampshire

The Port Solent Event, Hampshire

The Elvetham Country Estate, Surrey

The Lanesborough Hotel, Park Lane/Hyde Park Corner, London

The Oakwood Theatre, Chichester, West Sussex

G-Live (Guildford Civic Hall) - Surrey

The Ripley Festival, Surrey

The Christmas Festival, Surrey

East Hill House, Surrey

Milkwood House, Hampshire

Greenbanks, Hampshire

The Wheelwrights, Hampshire

The White Hart at Harting, West Sussex

O’Connors and The Secret Garden, Hampshire

Christmas Event, Tiverton, Devon

Christmas Event, Appledore, Devon

- and at Festivals, Theatres, Clubs, Cafes, Pubs, Galleries, Bookshops - on the London Fringe Theatre Circuit - and at venues throughout England.

I am also frequently invited to read my Poetry live at prestigious regional Poetry Festivals - such as The Teignmouth Poetry Festival, among others.

I have performed my Delightfully Romantic - Inspirational - and - Enchanting Romantic Love Poems and Romantic Love Songs and Ballads - my Romantic Nature and Place Poems - Romantic Fairy-Tales - and - Selections of my Magical - Wise - and - Exciting - Verse Fables - together with 'Cameo' performances by my delightfully enchanting and very cute Vintage Ventriloquist Dolls - at a wide variety of venues and for a wide variety of adult audiences - from Theatres to Stately Homes - for Organisations - Societies and Clubs - at Poetry Festivals - Literary Festivals and Music Events - at Street Theatre Events - and for Members of The House of Lords.

I have also performed my own Award-Winning and much-published Romantic Love Poems - Romantic Love Ballads and Songs - Romantic Nature and Place Poems - and - Romantic Fairy-Tales - at a variety of Special Public Festivals - Woodland Festivals - Christmas Events - and - Award Ceremonies - Anniversaries and Weddings - and - I am also frequently commissioned to create and read Romantic Love Poems - and - Romantic Love Songs and Ballads - at  Weddings - Handfastings - Engagements - Anniversaries - Memorial and Funeral Ceremonies and Services.

Uniquely, I often include in my Live Poetry Readings and Live Songs and Ballads Recitals a little Live Singing-Ventriloquism together with my cute ventriloquist dolls - especially when singing and reading my Romantic Love Ballads, Romantic Love Poems and Romantic Fairy-Tale Poems for audiences of adults at very special occasions - selected from my Collection of Beautiful Vintage Ventriloquist Dolls. (I am also the Founder and Resident Trainer of the former ‘The Ventriloquist Club of Great Britain’ - and - a former professional ‘Punch & Judy Show Professor’.)

I am also an Award-winning and much-performed Monologues Writer & Speech-Writer for Performers & Public Speakers (Publication Title: ‘ACT! Alone: Scene-Stealing Monologues & Verse for Performers & Speakers’ Pubd. GAPP).

I am also a professional, commissioned and internationally exhibited Illustrator and Cartoonist - illustrating many of my Romantic Love Poems for publication in books, posters, prints and postcards.

In the 1990s, I was commissioned by The Art Institute to create an 850,000 word Art Tutorial Course - (Publication Title: ‘Master The Art’ - Published by The Art Institute, 1998.)

I am also a former Magazine Columnist and Newspaper Columnist of ‘The Observer Series of Newspapers’ - and was commissioned to write a regular, monthly, in-print ‘Astrology and Horoscopes’ page - ‘Scarlette Starz’ - for The Observer Newspaper’s colour magazine. I am also a former Copy Editor with ‘The Financial Times (FinTech Publications)’.

I was the Founder & Editor of the monthly, illustrated, in-print and internationally highly-respected poetry magazine: ‘The Poetry Box Magazine’ - and - the Founder & Editor of: ‘The Bucks Mills Poetry Magazine’. I am also the Founder and Host of ‘The Bucks Mills Poetry Festival’.

I occasionally include my Poetry & Performance/Public Speaking Workshops to my own Live Romantic Poetry and Ballads performances - conducting my highly popular and widely respected ‘Merlynda’s Poetry & Performance Workshops’ - especially at Poetry and Literary Festivals.

For Details of my Booking Fee/s - Availability - And - To Book Me To Entertain At Your:

Wedding - Handfasting - Anniversary - Memorial Ceremony - Poetry Festival - Literary Festival - Book Festival - Music Festival - Fairy Festival - Theatre Production - and on Radio - Film - and - TV

Please Contact Me via the 'Contact' page For Further Details.

My Poetry Booklets & Books are also available to order via my publishing imprint: 'The Devon Book Society' - and via Waterstone's and all good booksellers.  For Information & Details - Please Visit:

I'm also an Award-Winning, much-published, internationally exhibited, frequently commissioned Fine Artist - Illustrator/Cartoonist - aka - 'Kitty Pigfish' - Please Visit My Website To View Examples of my Illustrations and cute Cartoons:

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A Selection of Poetry Publications

by 'Merlynda Jelly-Jaws'

Award-Winning Children's Poet and Songwriter -

... Available To Order via Bookshops & Directly - Please Order via Contact Page ...

The Tale of The Goat & The Wolf

An Exciting Rhyming Fairy-Tale For Children - Just Perfect For Short Story-Time and Bed-Time - by the Award-Winning Children's Poet & Verse-Fabulist - Merlynda Jelly-Jaws!


Jolly Rhymes!

A Collection of Exciting and Hilarious Fairy-Tale Poems, Verse-Fables and Nonsense Poems - Just Perfect For Story-Time - Stage Performances - and - Bed-Time - by the Award-Winning Children's Poet & Verse-Fabulist - Merlynda Jelly-Jaws!


Tiggee-Tatter & Ticklee

An Illustrated Cute & Fun Poem About A Jolly Odd Friendship between Miss Merlynda's Sock Puppet Cat - 'Tiggee-Tatter' - and - his tiny little friend- 'Ticklee' - the Mouse! - Just Perfect For Bed-Time and Short Story-Time - Created & Written by the Award-Winning Children's Poet & Verse-Fabulist - Merlynda Jelly-Jaws!


6 FairyTales & Fables 4 You!

A Collection of Exciting and Fun Fairy-Tales and Verse-Fables - Just Perfect For Story-Time and Bed-Time - by the Award-Winning Children's Poet & Verse-Fabulist - Merlynda Jelly-Jaws!

C O M P O S E R  -  B A L L E T   m u s i c  -  D A N C E   M U S I C  -  a m b i e n t   m u s i c 
s o n g w r i t e r  -  s i n g e r  -  R O M A N T I C   l o v e   s o n g s  -  b a l l a d s

Merlynda Robinson

I am a multi Award-Winning Songwriter and Composer of Piano and Keyboard Instrumental Compositions.
My Romantic Love Songs and Ballads - Ballet, Dance and Ambient Music - and - my Songs For Children have Won many Highly-Commended and Semi-Finalist Awards in The UKSC.
Here Are Samples of my Award-Winning Keyboard Instrumentals for Dance and Ballet. 
My Piano and Keyboard Instrumentals have also been choreographed by The Royal Academy of Dance School in Ireland and premiered at
The EQ International Festival of Ballet & Dance.