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Folk Plays - Christmas 2003 - Chiddingfold Tipteerers

Gerri McManus


The Chiddingfold Tipteerers performing in Chiddingfold, Surrey, England, 28th December 2003

Chiddingfold Tipteerers, The Chiddingfold Tipteerers set off after an absence of nearly a century.
The Chiddingfold Tipteerers set off after an absence of nearly a century.
Left to right: Little Billy Whittle (Rob Ellis), Noble Captain (Spencer Peek), Slasher (Mitch Mitchell), King George (John Cowburn), Turkish Knight (Fred Hannington), Old Father Christmas (Ross Kilsby), Beelzebub (Phil Gorton), Noble Doctor (David Williams)
Chiddingfold Tipteerers, King George Challenges the Doctor to "try his skill" at the Crown Chiddingfold
King George Challenges the Doctor to "try his skill" at the Crown Chiddingfold
Father Christmas in the background

This is a revival of the original Chiddingfold play, Surrey, last performed in the village in about the 1920s. Performances took place at The Swan 12.30pm, The Crown 1.00pm, followed by a procession through the village to The Winterton Arms where the play was enacted at 2.00pm. In addition to the play, music and carols were performed at each location.


The recommended URL for this web page is www.folkplay.info/Gallery/Chiddingfold2003.htm