Master Mummers - Chapter 5: Two Teams in Nottinghamshire (E.C.Cawte (1975))

E.C.Cawte (1975)


Source:

*E. C. Cawte (Auth.)
Chapter 5: Two Teams in Nottinghamshire
*E.C.Cawte Collection, In preparation 1975, Book manuscript: 'The wooing play in the Midland Wolds'

These two plays come from a book that was prepared but never published.

From Granby, Notts., there is a brief but complete text and description of a Plough Monday play performed in the 1890s at. This was tape-recorded from a performer. The characters are: First Character, Recruit Sergeant/Second Character, Beelzebub/Third Character, Dame Jane, and Doctor

From Langar, Notts., there are text fragments only of a Plough Monday play that ceased about 1910, mentioning the characters: First Man, Betsy Ann, Doctor, and Sergeant.

Index Terms:

Locations: Granby, Notts. (SK7536); Langar, Notts. (SK7234)
Years: Perf. 1890s; Ceased about 1910; Prepared 1975
Subjects: Full Text; Plough Monday; Plays; Tape Recording; First Character; Recruit Sergeant; Second Character; Beelzebub; Third Character; Dame Jane; Doctor; Text Fragments; First Man; Betsy Ann; Sergeant
People: *E. Christopher Cawte (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00024;
E.C.Cawte Collection

* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.


Last Updated Mar 2005 by Peter Millington.