Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

R.W.Storer (1983)

Source:
Ronald W. Storer (Ed.)
SELSTON 1913: 'END OF AN ERA': AND THE BIRTH OF OUR SELSTON BRANCH OF THE WORKERS' EDUCATION ASSOCIATION [includes muummers play]
Selston, Selston Branch of the Workers' Education Association, 1983

The chapter entitled "Selson Mummers" gives the full text (83 lines) of a mummers play performed at Christmas and New Year in Selston, Notts., during the first quarter of the 20th Century. It was collected from Abraham Edward Simpson Coleman who was born about 1900. The characters are; Introducer, Bull-Guy, King George's Son, [Bull-Guy's Father], Doctor and Beelzebub/Bel-ze-bub.

Index Terms:
Locations: Selston, Notts. (SK4553)
Years: Perf. Early 20th Century; Publ. 1983
Subjects: Mummers; Full Text; Play; Christmas; New Year; Introducer; Bull-Guy; King George's Son; Bull-Guy's Father; Doctor; Beelzebub; Bel-ze-bub
People: Abraham Edward Simpson Coleman (Perf.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00559

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Oct.1994

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