Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Trader Pictorial [Newark] (2004)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
Reviving ancient tradition
Trader Pictorial [Newark], 7th Jan.2004, No.1189, p.2a-6

Large colour photo of the Muskham Pinkies, who had revived the plough boys' play from North Muskham, Notts., also performing at Norwell and Bathley. The original play had ceased at the start of second world war. The caption lists cast members Simon Simcox, Paul Cotter, David Haslam, Ian Harrison and Jeff Hannabuss. The accompanying article mentions the incident of 1597 when the plough boys ran a furrow across the churchyard.

Performances by the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation Society are also listed for Calverton, Farnsfield, Epperstone, Lambley, Lowdham, Hoveringham, and Woodborough.

Index Terms:
Locations: North Muskham, Notts. (SK7958); Norwell, Notts. (SK7761); Bathley, Notts. (SK7759); Calverton, Notts. (SK6149); Farnsfield, Notts. (SK6456); Epperstone, Notts. (SK6548); Lambley, Notts. (SK6245); Lowdham, Notts. (SK6646); Hoveringham, Notts. (SK6946); Woodborough, Notts. (SK6347)
Years: Perf. 2004; Ceased 1940; Perf. 1597
Subjects: Photo; Muskham Pinkies; Plough Boys; Play; Itineraries; Revival; Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation Society
People: Simon Simcox (Perf.); Paul Cotter (Perf.); David Haslam (Perf.); Ian Harrison (Perf.); Jeff Hannabuss
Archives: Ref.: TD00598

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Apr.2005

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