P.T.Millington Collection (1971, Anon. & S.Richards)
Anon. (Perf.); Sam Richards (Perf.)
NEW HOUGHTON - CHRISTMAS GUYSERS PLAY
Col. 25th Feb.1971
Text (29 lines) of a Christmas, Guysers play performed in the 1930s, from New
Houghton, Derbys. This text was collected by interview. The same informant
later also wrote down the text, with slight differences (see separate record).
The characters are; Saint George, Turkish Knight, Doctor and Beelsi Bub. A
detailed itinerary includes locations in New Houghton & Glapwell, Derbys., and
Pleasley, Mansfield & Shirebrook, Notts. In the late 1950s, a team also took
the play to Chesterfield, Derbys.
New Houghton, Derbys. (SK4965); Pleasley, Notts. (SK5064); Shirebrook, Notts. (SK5267); Mansfield, Notts. (SK5361); Glapwell, Derbys. (SK4766)
Perf. 1930s; Perf. late 1950s; Col. 1971
Text; Guysers; Play; Christmas; Itinerary; Saint George; Turkish Knight; Doctor; Beelsi Bub
Peter Thomas Millington (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00377
Last Updated Feb 1987 by Peter Millington.