Gloucester International Mummers Festival 2013 - Cressida Pryor

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The Winchcombe Mummers Journey to 2013


In 2005 Cressida unearthed an ageing hundred year old booklet in her grandparent's archive describing the Hitchin Mayer tradition. Two characters leapt from these moth eaten pages and rampaged through the dignified home county's market town streets: Mad Moll and Old Tom. Having more recently moved to the Cotswold town of Winchcombe Cressida has engaged with the Winchcombe Mummers.

About the author

Cressida Pryor creates community theatre events based on local historic characters; since 2010 she has directed the Winchcombe St Kenelm Miracle Play each July.

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