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Folk Plays - Winter 2005/2006 - Croxley Mummers

Sue Hillier


Croxley Mummers performing outside pubs in Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, England, 18th Dec.2005

Croxley Mummers, quot;Here comes I Old Father Christmas"  in Dickinson Square
"Here comes I Old Father Christmas" in Dickinson Square
Left to right: Doctor, Dragon, St George,King of Egypt and Father Christmas. Incidentally, the beach mats are essential props for the dead to lie on ! that grass gets very cold in December
Croxley Mummers, The Dragon with "strong teeth and scurvy jaw" in full cry outside the Artichoke on Croxley Green
The Dragon with "strong teeth and scurvy jaw" in full cry outside the Artichoke on Croxley Green
Left to right: Dragon, Sheba King of Egypt's Daughter (Michele Bennett). Money Collector extraordinaire (Jackie Hughes) and our musical accompanist (Mary Emerson)
Croxley Mummers, The Giant - Bold Turpin having detected the blood of an Englishman in full cry outside the Artichoke pub.
The Giant - Bold Turpin having detected the blood of an Englishman in full cry outside the Artichoke pub.
Left to right: St.George, King of Egypt, Doctor, Dragon (dead at this point), Giant, Father Christmas, Collector and Musician. Due to difficulties with his tail the dragon when he dies has to die on a conveniently placed stool.

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