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SYMBOLISM OF PLOUGH MONDAY PLAYS [Underwood, Notts. & Barrow-on-Humber, Lincs.]
Nottingham Guardian Journal, 14th Jan.1954, No.J39921,G30441, p.3d
"Excerpts from traditional folk plays recorded in Notts and Lincolnshire recently were presented in a North Regional unscripted broadcast by Mr. Maurice Barley, of Nottingham University, last night. He was assisted by Mr. Colin Shaw.
Mr Barley toured the East Midlands in a BBC recording car and watched Plough Monday plays this week. He described the scenes and their symbolism."
There is a brief general description of the plays.
"A recording of last Friday's Christmas Mother's play at Underwood was broadcast and listeners heard a recording of the Barrow-on-Humber, North Lincolnshire, play."
Locations: Underwood, Notts. (SK4750); Barrow-on-Humber, Lincs. (TA0721) Years: Perf. 1954; Publ. 1954 Subjects: Plays; Plough Monday People: Mr. Maurice Barley (Col.); Mr. Colin Shaw (Col.) Archives: Ref.: TD00112; T.Bailey Forman Library, "Plough Monday" file