Garth Christian (Auth.)
It's an old Underwood custom
24th Dec.1951, No.39284, p.4 d-e
The then current Mummers play performed at Christmas Eve in Underwood,
Notts. is described at length, with extracts from a text collected by A.K.Gill.
Characters mentioned are; Saint George, Bold Slasher, Father Christmas, Doctor,
Beelzebub, and Little Devil Doubt. A revival at Boxgrove, Sussex before the
Second World War is also mentioned.
Underwood, Notts. (SK4750); Boxgrove, Sussex (SU9007)
Perf. 1951; Rev. before 1940; Publ. 1951
Play; Christmas Eve; Mummers; Saint George; Bold Slasher; Father Christmas; Doctor; Beelzebub; Little Devil Doubt
Mr. A. K. Gill (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00029
Last Updated Nov 1987 by Peter Millington.