Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Nottinghamshire Guardian (1952a)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
IN AID OF SAINT DUNSTAN'S: TOLLERTON PLOUGH BOYS: CALL AT HALL FARM TO PERFORM
Nottinghamshire Guardian, 12th Jan.1952, No.5565, p.3 a-f

Seven photos:- (1) Tom Fool making up face in front of a mirror, (2) Recruiting Sergeant saluting, (3) Farmer's Man adjusting Doctor's beard, (4) Threshing Blade alone, brandishing a rolled up sack, (5) Six of group in costume facing camera, with Tom Fool just out of shot (6) Lady tickling chin of doll in Dame Jane's arms, and (7) Seven in costume, waiting outside the farm, with Tom Fool knocking on the door.

The only caption reads; "War and blackout killed this age-old custom, but it was revived as soon as fighting ceased".

Index Terms:
Locations: Tollerton, Notts. (SK6134)
Years: Perf. 1952
Subjects: Photos; Play; Plough Boys; Tom Fool; Recruiting Sergeant; Doctor; Threshing Blade; Lady; Dame Jane; Farmer's Man
Archives: Ref.: TD00174

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Feb.1992

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