Jim Marsh (Perf.)Index Terms:
Guisering in Somercotes, Derbyshire
Traditional Drama Forum, Jan.2002, No.4, URL: http://www.folkplay.info/TD_Forum_4_Somercotes.htm
*Text fragments and a description of a Christmas Guisering play performed by boys during World War II in Somercotes, Derbys. The characters were: Enter-In/William of the Great, St. George, Bull-Slasher, a Doctor, and Beelzebub. The play was performed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day in Somercotes, Lower Somercotes, Leabrooks, and Riddings.
Locations: Somercotes, Derbys. (SK4253); Leabrooks, Derbys. (SK4253); Riddings, Derbys. (SK4252) Years: Perf. 1940 to 1945 Subjects: *Text Fragments; Christmas; Guisering; Play; Enter-In; William of the Great; St.George; Bull-Slasher; Doctor; Beelzebub; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; Boxing Day; Itinerary People: Jim Roberts (Perf.); Alan Kerry (Perf.); Tony Hunt (Perf.); Charley Stringer (Perf.); Alan Stringer (Perf.) Archives: Ref.: TD00791