Master Mummers - "Plough Monday" Revival: Tollerton Farmers in Ancient Play (Nottingham Journal (1948))

Nottingham Journal (1948)


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[Anon.] (Auth.)
"Plough Monday" Revival: Tollerton Farmers in Ancient Play
Nottingham Journal, 9th Jan.1948, No.38056, p.4 e-g

Report of the revival of a Plough Monday play at Tollerton, Notts., the play have been discontinued in 1939. The actors are all named, and the characters were; Tom Fool, Recruiting Sergeant, Farmer's Boy, Dame Jane, The Lady, Threshing Blade and Doctor. A photo shows seven characters in costume grouped round Threshing Blade being examined by the Doctor. A fragment of text is quoted.

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Locations: Tollerton, Notts. (SK6134)
Years: Rev. 1948; Ceased 1939
Subjects: Photo; Play; Plough Monday; Threshing Blade; Doctor; Cast List; Tom Fool; Recruiting Sergeant; Farmer's Boy; Dame Jane; Lady; Text Fragment
People: Mr. A. H. Brown (Organiser); George Ayto (Perf.); Ernest Burton (Perf.); Joe Sewards (Perf.); Fred Swanborough (Perf.); Archie Stubbs (Perf.); Percy Morris (Perf.); Fred Hutchinson (Perf.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00132;
Notts. County Library, County Folklore Box, L39.9

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