P.T.Millington Collection (1972, M.E.Sisson)
Miss M. E. Sisson (Inf.)
UNDERWOOD VERSION OF "THE GUISERS" (AS BROADCAST ON JAN 13TH 1954)
Com. 16th Jan.1972
The text (74 lines) of a Guisers play performed in the Underwood, Bagthorpe
and Brinsley districts of Notts. The characters were Door-man (played by Alan
Gill), St. George (played by the informant's youngest brother), Slasher, Tom
Slasher (Slasher's father), Doctor, Beelzebub, and Little Devil Doubt.
M.W.Barley arranged for the B.B.C. to record a performance in 1953, and this was
broadcast on the 13th Jan.1954.
Underwood, Notts. (SK4750); Bagthorpe, Notts. (SK4751); Brinsley, Notts. (SK4649)
Perf. 1953; Broadcast 1954; Col. 1972
Guisers; Door-man; St. George; Slasher; Tom Slasher; Doctor; Beelzebub; Little Devil Doubt; Radio Broadcast; Play; Full Text
Alan Gill (Perf.); Peter Thomas Millington (Col.); Prof. Maurice Willmore Barley (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00338
Last Updated Jan 1992 by Peter Millington.