Master Mummers - [Christmas Guisers\' Play from Riddings, Derbys.] (P.J.Stevenson Collection (1975, G.E.Hunt))

P.J.Stevenson Collection (1975, G.E.Hunt)


Source:

Mrs. G. Elizabeth Hunt (Inf.)
[Christmas Guisers' Play from Riddings, Derbys.]
P.S.Stevenson Collection, Com. 7th Dec.1975

Letter about a "Guisering" play performed by the informant's father in Riddings, Derbys., at about the turn of the Century. It was performed at Christmas by actors called Guisers. Fragments of text are included. The characters included; a first man, Be-elzebub, Sir George, the wounded man's father, and a Doctor.

Index Terms:

Locations: Riddings, Derbys. (SK4252)
Years: Perf. about 1900; Com. 1975
Subjects: Text Fragments; First Man; Sir George; Be-elzebub; Doctor; Christmas; Guisers; Guisering; Play
People: Peter J. Stevenson (Col.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00393

Last Updated Nov 1987 by Peter Millington.