Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

P.T.Millington Collection (1972, M.E.Sisson)

Source:
Miss M. E. Sisson (Inf.)
UNDERWOOD VERSION OF "THE GUISERS" (AS BROADCAST ON JAN 13TH 1954)
P.T.Millington Collection, Com. 16th Jan.1972

The text (74 lines) of a Guisers play performed in the Underwood, Bagthorpe and Brinsley districts of Notts. The characters were Door-man (played by Alan Gill), St. George (played by the informant's youngest brother), Slasher, Tom Slasher (Slasher's father), Doctor, Beelzebub, and Little Devil Doubt. M.W.Barley arranged for the B.B.C. to record a performance in 1953, and this was broadcast on the 13th Jan.1954.

Index Terms:
Locations: Underwood, Notts. (SK4750); Bagthorpe, Notts. (SK4751); Brinsley, Notts. (SK4649)
Years: Perf. 1953; Broadcast 1954; Col. 1972
Subjects: Guisers; Door-man; St. George; Slasher; Tom Slasher; Doctor; Beelzebub; Little Devil Doubt; Radio Broadcast; Play; Full Text
People: Alan Gill (Perf.); Peter Thomas Millington (Col.); Prof. Maurice Willmore Barley (Col.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00338

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Jan.1992

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