Master Mummers - Selston - Christmas and Plough Monday Guysers (Guysering) Play (P.T.Millington Collection (1973, A.Coleman - a))

P.T.Millington Collection (1973, A.Coleman - a)


Source:

Mr. Arthur Coleman (Perf.)
SELSTON - CHRISTMAS AND PLOUGH MONDAY GUYSERS (GUYSERING) PLAY
P.T.Millington Collection, Col. 1st Jan.1973

Incomplete text of a play (41 lines) from Selston, Notts. The characters included; [First Man], Bullguy, Doctor, Beelzebub, Tommy Tut, [Last Man], and others. Mr. Coleman remembered Guysering as a boy about 1895. The Guysers (also known to some as Mummers,) went round at Christmas and also on Plough Monday.

Index Terms:

Locations: Selston, Notts. (SK4553)
Years: Perf. about 1895; Col. 1973
Subjects: Christmas; Plough Monday; Guysers; Guysering; Play; First Man; Bullguy; Doctor; Beelzebub; Tommy Tut; Last Man; Incomplete Text; Mummers
People: Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00344

Last Updated Mar 1992 by Peter Millington.