Master Mummers - The Stapleford \'Souling Play\' (D.Broomhead Collection (1978, H.Lee))

D.Broomhead Collection (1978, H.Lee)


Source:

Mr. J. H. Lee (Inf.)
THE STAPLEFORD 'SOULING PLAY'
D.Broomhead Collection, Col. Jun.-Aug.1978

Costume descriptions and the text (79 lines) of a Souling play (with song) from Stapleford, Ches., performed by youths from 1908 to 1914. The characters are; Beelzebub, Little Wit, King George, Turkey Snipe/Jack, Old Woman, Doctor Brown, Driver, Dick and Pigtail.

Index Terms:

Locations: Stapleford, Ches. (SJ4964)
Years: Perf. from 1908 to 1914; Col. 1978
Subjects: Full Text; Play; Song; Souling; Beelzebub; Little Wit; King George; Turkey Snipe; Jack; Old Woman; Doctor Brown; Driver; Dick; Pigtail
People: Duncan Broomhead (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00274

Last Updated Mar 1983 by Duncan Broomhead.