Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Nottingham Guardian (1953)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
WHEN NEW SPIRIT COMES INTO VILLAGE LIFE
Nottingham Guardian, 6th Jan.1953, No.30124, p.5 c-e

Describes the revival of a Plough Monday play at Bulcote, Notts., and produced by Mrs. Phyllis Underwood. She compiled the text from several Notts., versions; South Scarle (from Mr.J.G.Holmes), Gunthorpe (from Mr. John Barker), and Scarrington. The performers were; Arthur Clay (Beelzebub), Brian Mowbray (Lady Bright and Gay), Harold Adams (Tom Fool/Bold Tom), Ted Knight, Tom Snaith, Jack Whitworth, and Cyril Brookes. Other characters were; Old Dame and Doctor.

Index Terms:
Locations: Bulcote, Notts. (SK6544); South Scarle, Notts. (SK8463); Gunthorpe, Notts. (SK6844); Scarrington, Notts. (SK7341)
Years: Rev. 1953
Subjects: Play; Plough Monday; Beelzebub; Lady Bright and Gay; Tom Fool; Bold Tom; Old Dame; Doctor
People: Mrs. Phyllis Underwood (Producer); Mr. J. G. Holmes (Perf.); Mr. John Barker (Inf.); Arthur Clay (Perf.); Brian Mowbray (Perf.); Harold Adams (Perf.); Ted Knight (Perf.); Tom Snaith (Perf.); Jack Whitworth (Perf.); Cyril Brookes (Perf.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00128

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Nov.1987

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