Master Mummers - Tiger Folk Revive Old Style Fun (Long Eaton Advertiser (1991))

Long Eaton Advertiser (1991)


Source:

Anon. (Auth.)
Tiger folk revive old style fun [Folk club Mumming Play]
Long Eaton Advertiser, 13th Dec.1991, No.5710, p.3 a-b

Report of the Christmas part night of the Traditions at The Tiger folk club in Long Eaton, Derbys. This includes a photo of seven members of the club's Tiger's Guisers who performed a "Mumming Play". The characters St. George and a Turkish Prince are mentioned.

[In fact the play was based on a "Peace Egg" chapbook, and had the characters; Fool, St. George, Slasher, Doctor, Black Prince of Paradine, Betsy Beelzebub and Devil Doubt.]

Index Terms:

Locations: Long Eaton, Derbys. (SK4933)
Years: Perf. 1991
Subjects: Christmas; Folk Club; Photo; Tiger's Guisers; Play; St. George; Turkish Prince; "Peace Egg"; Chapbook; Fool; Slasher; Doctor; Black Prince of Paradine; Betsy Beelzebub; Devil Doubt
People: Tiger's Guisers (Perf.); Peter Thomas Millington (Org.)
Archives: TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00515

Last Updated Jan 1992 by Peter Millington.