Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

M.W.Barley Collection (1953, R.Astill & E.Burton)

Source:
*Mr. Robert Astill (Inf.); Mr. E. Burton (Perf.)
*[Plough Monday Play from Plumtree, Notts.]
M.W.Barley Collection, *Col. Mar.1953

*Full text and tunes for a Plough Monday play performed before 1939 at Plumtree, Notts. The characters are; Tommy/Fool, Recruiting Sergeant, Farmers Man, Lady Bright and Gay, Old Dame Jane, Beelzebub and Doctor.

A note written next to the Recruiting Sergeant's song on a draft of this text reads; "Mr. E. Burton Nottm Rd. Keyworth could sing this." Whether or not he remembered it from Keyworth or Plumtree is not said.

Index Terms:
Locations: *Plumtree, Notts. (SK6133); Keyworth, Notts. (SK6130)
Years: *Perf. before 1939
Subjects: *Full Text; Tunes; Plough Monday; Play; Tommy; Recruiting Sergeant; Fool; Farmers Man; Lady Bright and Gay; Old Dame Jane; Beelzebub; Doctor
People: Maurice Willmore Barley (Col.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00465

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Jan.1992

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