Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

P.T.Millington Collection (1991, G.S.Bennieston)

Source:
Mr. G. S. Bennieston (Perf.)
UNDERWOOD GUYSERS PLAY
P.T.Millington Collection, Col. Feb.1991

Information about a Guysers play performed in Underwood, Notts., between 1953 and 1958 or 1959. The characters were; Opener, Little Devil Doubt, Saint George, Doctor Brown and Beelzebub. The fight was between Little Devil Doubt and Saint George, and Saint George lost. There were three teams operating in Underwood at the time. The itinerary (on foot) covered Underwood, Annesley, Moorgreen, Newthorpe, Kimberley, Eastwood, Jacksdale and Selston. They performed Christmas Eve, Christmas Night and Boxing Night. They had a standing engagement on Christmas Night at Felley Priory.

Index Terms:
Locations: Underwood, Notts. (SK4750); Annesley, Notts. (SK5053); Moorgreen, Notts. (SK4847); Newthorpe, Notts. (SK4846); Kimberley, Notts. (SK4944); Eastwood, Notts. (SK4646); Jacksdale, Notts. (SK4451); Selston, Notts. (SK4553); Felley Priory, Notts. (SK4851)
Years: Perf. 1953 to 1958/1959; Col. 1991
Subjects: Guysers; Play; Opener; Little Devil Doubt; Saint George; Doctor Brown; Beelzebub; Itinerary; Christmas Eve; Christmas Night; Boxing Night
People: Brian Ellis (Perf.); Peter Wilson (Perf.); Mike King (Perf.); Graham Gill (Perf.); David Stock (Perf.); Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00512

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Nov.1991

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