Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

P.T.Millington Collection (1971, A.Dakin)

Source:
Arthur Dakin (Perf.)
UNDERWOOD - CHRISTMAS GUYSERS PLAY
P.T.Millington Collection, Col. 22nd Dec.1971

Text (52 lines) of a Guysers play from Underwood, Notts., performed before 1914 at Christmas. The words were taken from a chapbook purchased from Eastwood, Notts. The characters were Saint George, Slasher, Doctor, Beelzebub and Devil Doubt. Paper-covered costumes were worn.

Index Terms:
Locations: Underwood, Notts. (SK4750); Eastwood, Notts. (SK4646)
Years: Perf. Before 1914; Col. 1971
Subjects: Play; Text; Guysers; Christmas; Chapbook; Saint George; Slasher; Doctor; Beelzebub; Devil Doubt; Paper-covered Costumes
People: Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00380

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Feb.1987

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