Master Mummers - Miscellaneous Notes on Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Folk Drama Recorded by Peter T. Millington: Eastwood Notts Christmas Play Sk 4646 (P.T.Millington Collection (1971d))

P.T.Millington Collection (1971d)


Source:

Anon. (Perf.)
MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON NOTTINGHAMSHIRE AND DERBYSHIRE FOLK DRAMA RECORDED BY PETER T. MILLINGTON: EASTWOOD Notts Christmas Play SK 4646
P.T.Millington Collection, Col. 30th Jan.1971

Brief note as follows:-

"Recorded on the 30th January 1971 from an unnamed informant at the 'Robin Hood,' Brinsley, Notts.

The informant, who was a former resident of Victoria Street in Eastwood, took part in a Guysers play in 1940, playing the part of Beelzebub. He remembered that they had blackened faces and that one of the other characters was a Doctor. Only two lines of the text were remember, and these were not noted."

Index Terms:

Locations: Eastwood, Notts. (SK4646)
Years: Perf. 1940; Col. 1971
Subjects: Christmas; Guysers; Play; Beelzebub; Doctor
People: Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00355

Last Updated Feb 1987 by Peter Millington.