P.T.Millington Collection (1971, W.Beale)
Wilfred Beale (Perf.)
NEW HOUGHTON - CHRISTMAS GUYSERS PLAY
Col. 18th Feb.1971
*Text (37 lines) of a monologue - all that remains of a Guysers' play -
recited at Christmas by "Bulldog" Beale in the pubs of New Houghton, Derbys.,
and Pleasley and Shirebrook, Notts. He first performed the play in about 1927,
and was still reciting the monologue in 1971. The text is transcribed from a
tape recording and field notes. The characters mentioned in the monologue are;
an introducer, Saint George, Doctor and Bellzebub.
New Houghton, Derbys. (SK4965); Pleasley, Notts. (SK5064); Shirebrook, Notts. (SK5267)
Perf. 1927 to 1971; Col. 1971
*Audio Tape; Text; Monologue; Guysers; Play; Christmas; Introducer; Saint George; Doctor; Bellzebub
Bulldog Beale (Perf.); Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00376
* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.
Last Updated Feb 1987 by Peter Millington.